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Stahl House Los Angeles

Million-Dollar Homes Becoming Standard Fare Across Los Angeles

As households with means seek to escape crowded apartment buildings and take advantage of historically low mortgage rates, average home prices of over $1 million are proliferating across the LA region.

October 6, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

Suburban Homes

Home Prices Grows as Inventories Tighten in Detroit

The housing market in Detroit reflects a strong economy and low mortgage rates.

October 23, 2019 - Crain's Detroit Business

Single-Family Housing Construction

High Housing Prices Concern the Nation's Homebuilders

High prices and rising mortgage rates are called a "toxic cocktail" for the homebuilding industry.

November 20, 2018 - CNBC

Why Buying a Home Now Isn't the Bargain You Might Think

With home prices at their lowest in a decade and mortgage rates at historic lows, one would thing buying a home now would be significantly cheaper than it was five years ago. Not so, says a new study.

June 16, 2012 - The Wall Street Journal

Canada Housing Prices Return to Pre-Recession Peak

What housing slump? Canada's real estate recovery has been so fast, some analysts worry it signals a return to speculation.

February 9, 2010 - Wall Street Journal

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