'How much' vs. 'by when' -- which market question is most important?

Both should be answered in order to get a full economic picture
  • When data answers the question of 'how much,' don't forget that it needs more context -- 'by when' -- to make sense.

In November, Howmuch.net released this visual examining economic growth across the country. It’s a great visual, and it’s one I initially relished because it was clean, comparatively descriptive, and it made me think that real estate agents should hitch a ride on the next wagon train to participate in this gold rush. But hold on.