Housing

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented surge in demand for homeownership in the United States. Inventory is at a record low, as is the average time it takes to sell a home. Meanwhile,...
The U.S. real estate market is on fire. This is driven by low mortgage rates, solid incomes among middle and upper-class Americans, and the desire of people to move out of America’s largest...
While COVID-19 kept many people at home for a year-and-a-half, more than seven million households moved to another county in 2020 — almost half a million more than moved in 2019. Over the same...
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented surge in demand for homes in the United States. Inventory is at a record low, as is the average time homes are on the market. Meanwhile, both...
The average cost of a college education in the United States is $35,720 a year — three times higher than it was two decades ago. While rising tuition costs are discouraging many Americans from...
Americans have been on a home-buying spree for the past year. Demand has been so hot that buyers are offering well over asking prices, paying competing bidders to go away, and even sweetening the...
Homes that are 200 years older or more are not uncommon, particularly in the areas around the 13 original states. Some homes in New England were built in the 1700s. It is rare to find any much older....
According to the U.S. Postal Service, more than 330,000 residents of New York City requested out-of-state address changes in the first eight months of the pandemic lockdowns last year, as businesses...
A surge in demand for homes in the United States, in addition to limited housing inventory, has created a sellers market unlike anything seen in recent memory. Homes are now selling faster than ever...
To give you an idea of how tight the U.S. residential real estate market has become, look at what’s going on in Ketchum, Idaho, about 150 miles west of the state capital of Boise. Housing in this...
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented surge in demand for homeownership in the United States. Home inventory, however, is at a record low, as is the average time homes remain for sale...
Home prices surged 14.6% in April, the largest increase in more than three decades, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller property value index. It was the 11th straight month home prices...