Economics



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News
August 04, 2016

The majority of the housing market has seen steady growth lately, but luxury home values have been unpredictable.

LGI Homes' Birch Model is offered in the Dallas-Fort Worth community of Summer Oaks, which has a park and walking trails. Homes include energy-efficient appliances, a two-car garage, and a 10-year warranty. Photo courtesy LGI Homes.

News
August 03, 2016

People who want space should head to Texas.

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News
August 02, 2016

A “fear of missing out” is one reason Facebook users want to follow their friends and enter the world of homeownership.

Metros With The Highest Costs Of Living For Four-Person Families

Row houses in Washington, D.C. Photo: NCinDC/Creative Commons.

News
August 01, 2016

In New York City and a few of its Long Island and Connecticut suburbs, it costs upwards of $95,000 just to pay the bills without setting anything aside for savings.

Features
June 22, 2016

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University released The State of the Nation's Housing report for 2016.

U.S. Birth Rate Falls in 2015

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News
June 08, 2016

Trend coincided with the housing market downturn in 2007.

Study: Middle Class Shrinking Across Majority of U.S. Metros

Houses in Albany, N.Y., a city that has seen a five percent drop in middel-class adults from 2000 to 2014 (60.1 percent to 55.1 percent, according to Pew Research). Photo: UpstateNYer/Wikimedia Commons.

News
May 12, 2016

Pew Research examined 229 metropolitan areas and found the rate of middle-income households fell in 203 of them.

Features

Is this the end of the post-crisis housing market?

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News
January 18, 2016

Economy to grow while improvement in labor market slows

existing-home sales are expected to increase at a moderate pace in 2016
Features
January 15, 2016

Sales are expected to increase in 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors, Moody’s Analytics, and Ellie Mae

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