costs

Rising costs of childcare hits families’ housing budgets, Freddie Mac says

Freddie Mac has warned that the rising cost of childcare services in the U.S. could force many low-income earners to…

2 years ago

Research shows iBuyers typically cost sellers 13% to 15% more

Consumers who choose to use an iBuyer to sell their home often end up paying much higher fees than they…

3 years ago

Trump’s new China tariffs make home remodeling more expensive

Home remodeling projects could become much costlier following U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to slap more tariffs on Chinese imports.…

3 years ago

Costs of owning a home rapidly outpace the cost of renting

The rise in home prices means that the cost of homeownership is outpacing that of renting in more markets, with…

4 years ago

Rental prices increase across the U.S. as demand continues to grow

Apartment listing service RentCafe.com has updated its monthly rent report , showing that the national average rent has increased 2.9…

4 years ago

Lumber prices, labor shortages and growing regulations hold back construction

A staggering 90 percent of home builders say the affordability of new properties is being hampered by rising lumber prices.

4 years ago

Vacant homes cost cities millions in reduced tax revenues and property values

The number of vacant buildings in some American cities has reached “epidemic levels”, according to a new study by the…

4 years ago

Facebook could relocate away from Silicon Valley due to high housing costs

A senior Facebook executive has hinted at the possibility of the social media giant relocating its headquarters away from Silicon…

4 years ago

Sellers spend an average of $18,000 to sell their homes

Selling a home in the U.S. costs an average of $18.342 according to a new study on the hidden costs…

4 years ago

Rural residents can’t afford to move to the city, study finds

Rural Americans are increasingly staying put. The finding was the highlight of a University of Chicago study that found the…

5 years ago