Home Prices

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Aging and the Housing Market

When wanting to downsize their living situation, some older Americans are startled to find a dearth of smaller housing units in their neighborhoods.

November 29, 2022 - The New York Times

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Home Prices, Demand on Downward Trajectory

The once-overheated housing market continues to cool as rising interest rates reduce demand.

October 26, 2022 - Bloomberg

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Manhattan Home Sales Slow, Rent Growth Continues

The Manhattan housing market is seeing lower sale prices and a slowdown in demand, but rents in the city are still going up.

October 5, 2022 - Bloomberg

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Remote Work a Key Factor in the Rise of Home Prices

The shift to work-from-home policies drove more than 60 percent of the dramatic recent growth in U.S. house prices, according to a Fed study.

September 28, 2022 - Bloomberg

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Community Land Trusts Make Homeownership Accessible

The organizations sell homes to low-income buyers at rates far below market prices, putting homeownership within reach for more families.

September 27, 2022 - Next City

Suburban Homes

Where Housing Costs Are Falling Fastest

Although median home prices remain close to record highs in many cities, some of the country’s priciest metro areas are seeing home prices plummet.

September 23, 2022 - Bloomberg

Harvey Floods Houston

Access to Flood Risk Data Shifts Homebuyer Behavior

With climate risks threatening more communities, providing clear, accessible risk information to potential homebuyers can help households make informed decisions and inform local resiliency efforts.

September 12, 2022 - Redfin

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Single-Family Home Prices Cool, Rents Continue to Rise

Despite a slowdown in the single-family market, record-high rents show no signs of dropping.

September 8, 2022 - Globe St.

Townhomes in suburban Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Mayor Wants To Restrict ‘iBuyers’

The rise in investors buying up properties, sometimes before they’re even listed on the open market, is causing sharper spikes in home prices. Atlanta’s mayor wants to end that.

June 20, 2022 - Bloomberg

Texas Wind

Soaring Home Values and Property Tax ‘Sticker Shock’ in Texas

The quickly rising cost of housing in Texas comes with consequences. Rising property taxes have become a central issue in the state gubernatorial campaign.

May 6, 2022 - Texas Tribune

Miami

Miami-Dade County Housing Market in ‘Crisis’ as Rents Soar

The county’s mayor has declared housing affordability a crisis as costs in South Florida cities rise by as much as 30 percent.

April 12, 2022 - Fox 13

Single-Family Neighborhood

Ultra-Competitive Housing Market Shows No Signs of Slowing

Home prices in the Puget Sound region continue to skyrocket as buyers engage in intense bidding wars and demand continues to outpace supply.

March 11, 2022 - MyNorthwest

Single-Family Neighborhood

Toronto Housing Supply Outpacing Population Growth, but Costs Remain High

According to new census data, housing production is exceeding demand in many Canadian cities.

March 2, 2022 - The Globe and Mail

Suburban Homes

Experts Express Pessimism Over Housing Costs

Although the current housing crisis has been compared with the housing crash of the late 2000s, experts caution that affordability issues could plague the U.S. housing market for years to come.

January 26, 2022 - The New York Times

Sprawl

How COVID-19 and Skyrocketing Housing Costs Accelerated Sprawl

In search of space and affordability, American families are increasingly moving to suburbs and exurbs.

January 9, 2022 - Bloomberg CityLab

Houses on Washington Street in the Pine Street Neighborhood Historic District, Cambridge, Maryland.

Opinion: Oversized Mansions Are Harming Maryland Neighborhoods

'Mega-mansions' are rapidly replacing smaller single-family homes, pushing Maryland residents out of its formerly affordable suburbs.

January 9, 2022 - The Washington Post

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Americans Continue to Move to Smaller Cities

Cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 continue to see an influx of migrants lured by lower costs of living and high quality-of-life metrics.

November 9, 2021 - Governing

Masks and Home Sales

Zillow's 'iBuying' Algorithms Overpaid For Homes

After investing more than $1 billion in buying homes over the last few years, Zillow has ended its 'iBuying' experiment as anticipated profits fail to materialize.

November 8, 2021 - Curbed

Suburban Home

Growing Real Estate 'iBuyer' Companies Raise Concerns

The troubling trend of buying and selling homes as an investment has some critics worried that it will contribute to an already overheated housing market.

November 2, 2021 - Vox

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

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