Costly housing spurred California's 500,000-person pandemic exit
The state's population exodus was second only to New York, which lost 15,000 more people. The sky-high cost of housing was the residents' primary reason for departure
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 21
Annual inflation drops to 7.1% even as housing woes persist
Housing remained a strain on family budgets last month, but declining prices of gas, used cars and medical insurance helped soften the blow
by Daniel Houston Dec 13
Housing costs eyed as major culprit in latest 9.1% inflation hike
Housing costs were one of the biggest drivers of inflation in June, pushing higher at a pace unseen since 1990, according to a report Wednesday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
by Daniel Houston Jul 13
The average Canadian home now costs double what it does in the US
Between 2020 and 2022 Canadian home prices have surged 30% — an increase described as 'nothing short of stunning' by economist Robert Hogue in a report for the Royal Bank of Canada
by Ben Verde Apr 26
Inflation hits 8.5%, highest mark since 1981. Housing is only part of it
Rents rose by 0.4% from February to March — a slowdown from recent months even as gas and food costs spiked, according to the latest Consumer Price Index released Tuesday
by Daniel Houston Apr 12
Housing costs will be 'permanently higher' following pandemic: Study
As home prices normalize and rental prices rebound from the height of the pandemic, OJO Labs warns buyers and renters should prepare for a housing market with 'permanently higher' prices
by Marian McPherson Jan 6
It's official: Inflation ramps up to fastest annual pace in 40 years
It's not just the housing market. The prices of US consumer goods have been rising faster than at any 12-month period since 1982, according to the Consumer Price Index released Friday
by Daniel Houston Dec 10
Hispanics most likely to get family help to buy a home: Redfin
52% of Hispanic homeowners said they lived with family or friends without paying rent to save for housing costs, according to a new report
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 13
Inman Interactive: Explore where US housing costs are highest
This interactive map compares the costs for a typical homeowner in each county in the nation, beyond the principal and interest on their loan
by Daniel Houston Jun 9
Facebook, Google among investors in modular housing startup
Housing startup Factory_OS announced a Series B round of $55M on Friday
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 23
4 financial decisions couples should make before buying a home
Millennial real estate expert Dana Bull shares tips about getting a mortgage, setting a budget, splitting housing costs, and creating a contingency plan
by Marian McPherson Feb 14
Stacks of pennies near dollar bills
The typical family brings in 150.4% of the income required to purchase a median-valued home
by Patrick Kearns Jul 12
Low mortgage rates are leading to more affordability: NAR
NAR's affordability index notched its highest score since February 2018, according to data released Friday
by Patrick Kearns Apr 12
Older millennials most likely to lose sleep over housing costs
A new report from shows that 17% of adults 28-37 aren’t getting a full night’s rest thanks to housing cost stress
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 20
For Sale sign
Median household can only afford 20 percent of homes in some states
by Patrick Kearns Apr 19