Economics

On a national basis, 31.5 percent of buyers used non-conventional forms of financing last year, but that share varied by region.

NAHB explored non-conventional financing,…

Housing shortages cost California more than $140 billion each year in lost economic output. Residents of cities including San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego are spending more of their money…

A person making $45,000 a year could afford a $300,000 new house. In theory, at least.

According to Zillow, nearly 60 percent of U.S. households earn enough money to buy a…

According to a May survey from NAHB, 21 percent of builders reported a shortage of framing lumber, up from 7 percent in 2015.

HousingWire reports that home builders are…

The suburban population of Philadelphia has been growing since 2010, as investors have spent millions building up new town squares and housing developments and major corporations have relocated out of the…

According to a recent survey from Apartment List, 72 percent of Millennials said that affordability was the primary obstacle to buying a home.

CNBC reports that rising…

Our economy has come a long way since the 2007-2009 recession. Wages are going up, unemployment is at its lowest level since May 2007, and we’re in the midst of the second-longest bull market ever. But Americans’…

Seattle and Phoenix were the two fastest-growing big cities last year, but they couldn’t be more different, says Jon Talton, a columnist for the Seattle Times. Seattle was…

Around two-thirds of the nation’s outstanding student loan debt is held by women, according to recent findings from the American Association of University Women.

MarketWatch…

After six years of unchecked price gains, home values finally fell in San Francisco.

Bloomberg reports that in the first quarter, single-family home prices decreased 2.5…

Rising house prices and flattening rents have made the choice between buying and renting more of a toss-up in a few expensive markets.

Trulia reports that while it is…

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