Home Values

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

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

Suburban Home

Study Finds Seniors Could Be Stuck with Unsellable Homes in the Future

A new paper predicts that home-buying trends among younger generations will lead to a flood of homes that older homeowners will not be able to sell.

August 25, 2020 - UANow

Berkeley Hills Bay Area

U.S. Cities Where Homeowners Stay Put the Longest

A study identifies cities where people stay in their homes longer, and they tend to be at either end of the income and home values spectrum.

February 14, 2020 - The New York Times

New Orleans

Property Tax Relief for Longtime, Low-Income Residents of Gentrifying Neighborhoods

The city of New Orleans is pushing the state to allow property tax relief in neighborhoods where housing values are soaring—the proposal is designed to stabilize neighborhoods undergoing rapid investment and transformation.

February 12, 2019 - The New Orleans Advocate

Race and ethnicity 2010: New York City

Report: 'Segregation Tax' Depresses Home Values in Majority-Black Areas

According to a study, residential segregation and anti-black bias combine to devalue properties in majority-black neighborhoods by an average of $48,000 per home.

December 3, 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

Gated House

Older People Have All the Wealth

"And you know why they made the new twenties? Cause I got all the old ones."

April 27, 2018 - City Observatory

Coastal Flooding

Study: Climate Change Concerns Taking a Toll on Home Values in Miami

Ordinary homeowners are beginning to factor climate change into the home-buying decisions in Miami.

April 23, 2018 - The Wall Street Journal

Richmond Bridge

Marin County's Resistance to Growth is Keeping Housing Prices High

The median home value in Marin County is well over a million dollars, thanks in part to the county and its residents keeping low income housing and development out.

January 9, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

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