Home Prices

Fuel Break Wildfire

How California's Wildfires Affect Home Sales and Values

Redfin data show slower home price growth in areas recently affected by wildfires, while developers rush in to rebuild.

October 13, 2021 - Redfin

San Francisco Housing

Poll: Housing and Homelessness Most Pressing Concerns for Urban Residents

Results show rising housing costs and housing insecurity have become top issues for residents of major cities across the country.

September 23, 2021 - Vox

San Francisco Houses

White-Hot Real Estate Market Starting to Cool

The housing frenzy brought on by the pandemic is easing up, with slower growth of median home prices and fewer offers.

August 20, 2021 - New York Times

Detroit Vacant Properties

Detroit Residents Find it Hard to Access Land Bank Properties

Longtime residents say the city is not fulfilling its goal of keeping vacant parcels in the hands of locals as property values rise steeply.

August 19, 2021 - Outlier Media

Wheelchair accessible home

Rising Home Prices Most Pronounced in Communities of Color

U.S. home values appreciated sharply during the pandemic, particularly in communities of color, where prices rose by as much as 10.3%.

May 25, 2021 - Housing Perspectives

Los Angeles Residential

L.A.'s Crackdown on McMansions Hasn't Stopped Them from Going Up

Legislation to stop construction of McMansions is being undermined by a zoning loophole.

March 25, 2020 - Curbed Los Angeles

Adams Morgan District

Short-Term D.C. Rentals Boosting Home Prices, Study Shows

In Washington, D.C., Airbnb has led to an increase in home prices, and the impact is more significant in neighborhoods with a higher density of short-term rental units.

January 14, 2020 - Urban Turf

Toronto Regent Park

The Most and Least Expensive TOD in Toronto

A new study maps out affordability and inequality across Toronto's transit network.

February 6, 2019 - The Star

Gated House

Real Estate in the U.S.: More and More 'Million-Dollar Neighborhoods'

A new report from Trulia reveals the quickly increasing number of neighborhoods in the country that have a median home price touching seven figures.

November 13, 2018 - Curbed

Toronto from the CN Tower

After Meteoric Rise, Toronto Housing Prices Coming Down Fast

The "typical" detached home in Toronto is worth $114,000 (Canadian Dollars) less now than at the beginning of the year.

May 18, 2018 - Better Dwelling

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