Economics

A lack of new single-family home construction and a change in demographics that favors rental housing have steadily driven rent prices in most markets, according to Freddie Mac.

The first two styles of Tesla’s solar roof product, "black glass smooth" and "textured" glass tiles, will be priced at about $21.85 per square foot, which is cheaper than what was expected

Seattle and Dayton, Ohio, don’t have much in common, but they are both good destinations for upcoming college graduates.

Trulia, using its own real estate data and…

Landing a house in Seattle might require a hint of recklessness.

CNN Money reports that tight inventory and a wave of new residents have caused home prices to skyrocket in…

The secret is out about Jacksonville. The Florida city boasted opportunity and affordability, and was frequently suggested as one of the best up-and-coming housing markets of 2017. Now, buyers there are…

Renting has plenty of downsides, including fluctuating rents and general instability, but one of the biggest obstacles is that it is tough to build wealth.

The New York Times…

Homeowners are favorable to their properties, but appraisers are a little more level-headed.

HousingWire reports that appraised home values last month were 1.9 percent…

Reuters reports that the review of the Dodd-Frank, a financial reform law passed in 2010, will not be completed by June as originally planned. Instead, officials will report their findings…

Wages have increased 2.5 percent nationally since last year. Unfortunately for prospective buyers, house prices have risen 8 percent during the same time.

HousingWire

While 98 percent of homes in San Francisco have surpassed pre-recession peak values, only 2.5 percent of homes in southern neighbor Fresno have hit their peaks.

Through data from Trulia,…

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