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A few of the best places to live affordably during retirement are in Pennsylvania and Florida, according to US News' latest retirement ranking.
Amazon’s second headquarters could push home prices up by nearly 30% in its host city — here’s why renters should be worried
Newark and Raleigh could see the largest hikes, while the longtime frontrunner, Washington, DC, would see only a 4% increase in home prices.
Home prices have increased significantly since the 1960s, when the median price of a home was less than $100,000 in today's dollars. Today, the median home price in the US is nearly than $280,000, according to Zillow — but that can vary depending on what state you buy a house in.
Is it a better financial decision to rent or buy? In San Francisco and San Jose, renters save more money than buyers, a new Trulia study found. Thanks to flat rents and surging home values, renting is now a cheaper long-term option.
A new study from Zillow suggests that, as housing prices have increased in some US cities, birth rates have declined. Some experts say that, because the US birth rate is at an all-time low, the trend could have a major effect on the future labor force.
Housing affordability hit its worst level in nearly a decade during the first quarter, according to Attom Data Solutions. Attom measures affordability by comparing average wages to median home prices to determine the share of income people need to spend on housing.
The median price for a home in California has topped $600,000, a new record high and more than double the national median home price. The Bay Area is the most expensive region, with five counties recording a median price above $1 million.
The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most expensive places to live in the US. We made maps that show the every county's median home prices and what residents need to earn to live in them.
The size of a half-million dollar home can vary drastically across the US. To compare, we asked Trulia to gather listings in the $500,000 range for the country's largest metro areas by population. Buyers are getting a lot less for their money in New York than Dallas or Chicago.
The share of people who cite rising home prices as the reason why it's a good time to buy is at the highest level of the survey's history, going back to the late 1980s. It's "a case of expected asset inflation becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy," the economist David Rosenberg said.