Suburbia: It has been a panacea and an expletive. Touted for affordability and maligned for automobile dependence, suburbia is a fact of life in the U.S.
House in Jacksonville, Fla. Photo: Michel Curi/Creative Commons.
It’s becoming tougher to buy a house in the South and West
Lincoln Park High School in Chicago. Photo: Kseferovic/Wikimedia Commons.
A Brooklyn school system had the biggest jump from 2011 to 2015
Residents in small Northeastern towns are heading to larger cities and warmer pastures.
Houses in San Jose, Calif. Photo: Sean O'Flaherty/Wikimedia Commons.
A montly rent of $6,200 in Palo Alto forced city planner Kate Downing and her husband to move 40 miles away to Santa Cruz.
Student loan debt and memories of the housing crash are likely causes for the dip in ownership.
House in Boulder, Colo. Photo: Michael McLean/Creative Commons.
The hip Colorado town and the bustling New Jersey city are on opposite ends of the housing market spectrum
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Recent movers enjoy new decks, while “Nesters” purchase new siding.
Philadelphia. Photo: Jim R Rogers/Creative Commons.
Philadelphia’s new residential construction has made it easier to travel by foot.
Michigan countryside. Photo: Rachel Kramer/Creative Commons.
Many experts think that the inland states have widespread benefits that the more popular coastal states just can’t offer.
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Homeownership skews towards people who had the means to survive the housing collapse.