Infographic: How home prices affect homeowner finances long term

Comparing home prices and salaries in San Jose and Atlanta

As a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, I spend an unnecessary amount of my time calculating housing affordability. In fact, I don’t remember the last time I attended a social event where the topic didn’t turn to housing, the potential bubble, or how “Sarah’s cousin’s best friend just bought a steal of a one-bedroom condo for $700,000 … in the Tenderloin.”