Housing

Population growth has slowed in the United States in recent years. The U.S. population increased by just 0.48% from 2018 to 328.2 million people in 2019, the slowest growth in a century. While the...
Not much good can be said about the COVID-19 pandemic, which disrupted nearly all parts of life. Still, for renters, the pandemic has been quite beneficial — well, assuming they have not lost...
Homeownership is often viewed as an essential part of the American Dream — is also the biggest purchase most Americans will ever make. Nationwide, the typical single-family home sold for...
The COVID-19 pandemic precipitated a surge in home sales across the country as people looked to flee densely populated cities, looking for more room and space for the entire family. The high demand...
Almost eight million American households own a second home, either as a vacation getaway or an investment opportunity. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating tragedy for the nation, but it has...
Even with the economic turmoil surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the price of a typical home in the United States increased significantly in 2020 — up to $265,000 from $235,000 in 2019. This...
As the baby boomer generation — those born from 1946-1964 — continue to age, an increasingly larger share of the American population is hitting retirement age. In 2015, there were 44.6...
Owning a second home, whether as an investment or a vacation getaway, may seem like a luxury to most of us, but a surprising number of American households — almost eight million of them —...
An average of about 34.3 million Americans packed up and moved each year over the last decade. Some did so to be in a better neighborhood, while others moved for job opportunities or another reason....
Population growth has slowed in the U.S. in recent years. The U.S. population increased by just 0.48% from 2018 to 328.2 million people in 2019, the slowest growth in a century. While the U.S. grew,...
Owning one’s own home is a central piece of the American dream, and some Americans dream bigger than others. Throughout the centuries, wealthy residents nationwide have erected huge homes to house...
A 2019 report from the Federal Reserve found that nearly one in every four American adults have no retirement savings. During the economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, that share has...
Suburbs — loosely defined as residential areas in close proximity to a larger city — have been a bastion of the American middle class for over half a century. Suburban communities offer...
Economic measures such as gross domestic product or gross national income are often used to rank the level of development in a country or state. Yet these measures do not reveal much about the...