Housing

Americans are less likely to move today than at any point in recent history. Over the 12 months ending in March 2019, the share of Americans who moved to a new home dipped below 10% for the first...
Samuel Stebbins
Americans are less likely to move today than at any point in recent history. Over the 12 months ending in March 2019, the share of Americans who moved to a new home dipped below 10% for the first...
Samuel Stebbins
Before neighbors could show off their wealth by purchasing the latest sports car, wealthy people in America flaunted their money by building opulent mansions. Erecting mansions today, thanks to...
Grant Suneson, John Harrington
The typical home in the United States is worth about $245,000. Indeed, a home is the largest investment most Americans will ever make. But exactly how much home you get for your investment can depend...
Grant Suneson
The typical home in the United States is worth about $245,000. Indeed, a home is the largest investment most Americans will ever make. But exactly how much home you get for your investment can depend...
Grant Suneson
There were over 36,000 fatalities from traffic accidents in the U.S. in 2018. Most of these accidents took place in major metropolitan areas that often have large highways and interstates packed with...
Grant Suneson
More than 30 million Americans moved between 2018 and 2019, according to the U.S. Census bureau. People move for various reasons, but the most common are related to work or family.  No matter the...
Samuel Stebbins
Local governments bear some degree of responsibility for neighborhood safety, economic vitality, the presence and condition of public spaces, and a wide range of other amenities and services that...
Samuel Stebbins
Home prices rose slightly in the United States in 2019, with the median sales price of homes increasing 3.4%, or about $8,000, to $243,000. In the nation’s most affluent neighborhoods, a price...
Michael B. Sauter
In the latter half of the 20th century, the popularity of suburbs surged in the United States, and for many, suburban life came to mean the realization of the American Dream. For millions of...
Samuel Stebbins
One of the most common measures used for ranking the level of development and wealth of a given country or geography is gross national income adjusted for population — or GNI per capita. And by...
Samuel Stebbins, Michael B. Sauter
For many, homeownership is the ultimate realization of the American Dream. Though often expensive up front, buying a home is one of the best and most practical ways to build wealth, as real estate...
Samuel Stebbins
There are over 1.5 million vacant single family houses and condos in the United States. The reasons for why these homes are classified as vacant vary. Some are in popular vacation areas and are used...
Samuel Stebbins
While in recent years cities across the United States have experienced an influx of young, wealthy, educated professionals, not all residents are benefitting from the rapid growth and development....
Evan Comen
Roughly 14% of the American population packs up and moves each year. The result of this is that 71% of households today have moved into their current homes or apartments since the year 2000 and over...
Michael B. Sauter