Buyers are choosing affordability and space over short commutes

Americans are increasingly showing a preference for affordability over shorter commute times, as the price of homes within easy reach of downtown job centers grows more slowly than those that are further flung, a new study has found. The analysis from Zillow and maps provider HERE Technologies notes that short commute times have always come

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Many remote workers would rather quit than return to the office

Survey finds that remote workers do not want to be forced to return to the workplace

INRIX ranks America’s most congested cities

Commuting costs Americans both time and money. Indeed, in 2019 the average American spent 99 hours and lost $1,377 sitting in traffic jams, according to the 2019 Global Traffic Scorecard from INRIX, a provider of transportation analytics. INRIX’s scorecard measures congestion and mobility trends in 900 cities across 43 countries, and found that between 2017

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As Americans face longer commute times, more are working from home

American consumers are spending more time traveling to work, with the average one-way commute time rising to just over 27 minutes in 2018, a new record high according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The data shows that the average U.S. citizen spends around two more minutes commuting to work than they did back

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Realtor.com adds commute time filter to its search listings

One of the most important factors when considering a home to buy is the time it takes to commute to work. According to a realtor.com survey of 600 of its users, around 85% of buyers say they would even sacrifice other sought-after features, such as square footage, home style and lot size, in order for

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