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Single Woman Own Astonishing Number of More Homes in US Than Men

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LendingTree has reported that single women own considerably more homes in the U.S. than single men. This is despite the fact that women tend to earn …

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In With the New: Metros With the Largest Share of Recently Built Housing Units

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A lack of housing supply is a serious issue in the U.S. It has put upward pressure on home prices and made buying prohibitively expensive for …

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Why do Millions of American Families Live in Poverty? Statistics & More

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Homeowners typically have higher net worths and are more financially well-off than renters, but that doesn’t mean they’re wealthy. In fact, some homeowners — just like …

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Homeownership Rates Around the US: Data & Tips for Buyers

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While U.S. home prices have come down from recent highs, they remain relatively steep. Despite this, homeownership rates have gone up in recent years. More specifically, …

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Nearly 650,000 People Are Homeless in the US— Here’s Where Homelessness Is The Most & Least Common

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Though estimates are constantly in flux, the latest U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) data indicates nearly 650,000 people across the nation’s 50 states …

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Renting is Cheaper Than Owning in These US Metros

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Finding a place to live can be challenging, as can choosing between renting and buying a home. This is especially true given how competitive markets can …

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Black Americans Own Disproportionately Small Share of Homes in 50 Largest US Metros

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Racial inequality is a major issue in the U.S., with people of different races facing varying socioeconomic outcomes due in large part to their ethnicity or …

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Value of owner-occupied homes in nation’s largest metros tops $23 trillion

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Discussions on expensive housing are common, but it’s difficult to appreciate the value of real estate. It’s one thing to gawk at how much a house …

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2024 housing & economic news: Interest rates will fall

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The broader U.S. economy is doing remarkably well in many ways. Unemployment is low, inflation growth is cooling and gross domestic product (GDP) is growing. But …

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The startling number of Americans who are way behind on rent

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Even if U.S. home prices have cooled somewhat from their 2022 peaks, housing remains expensive. The high cost of housing isn’t just relegated to homeowners, with …

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States with the worst homeless problem

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Though estimates are constantly in flux, the latest U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) data indicates nearly 580,000 people in the U.S. are considered …

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Home values are outpacing incomes the most in these states

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  During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, home values increased dramatically. But while incomes also rose, they didn’t do so at the same pace.   …

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Homebuyers in these US cities need the biggest down payments

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While there are signs that the housing market is beginning to cool, home prices are still significantly higher in many parts of the U.S. than before …

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These small US towns have the most $1M+ homes

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Home prices may seem as if they’re declining in some parts of the country, but that doesn’t change how dramatically they’ve risen over the past two …

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Expensive US towns where homes are sitting empty

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  A March LendingTree study found more than 16 million vacant housing units in the U.S. This figure may seem steep but becomes more reasonable when you consider …

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Here’s where homes are sitting empty across America

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  A March LendingTree study found more than 16 million vacant housing units in the U.S. This figure may seem steep but becomes more reasonable when you consider …

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These US metro areas have the most million-dollar homes

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Though home prices have risen significantly over the past two years, paying $1 million or more for a house may still seem excessive to most Americans. …

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States where mortgage rates are rising most

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Since the start of the year, mortgage rates have risen dramatically. The record-low rates of 2021 are gone, with rates above 5% becoming standard. While a lower rate …

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This state has the worst homeless problem

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Though estimates are constantly in flux, the latest U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) data indicates there are more than 575,000 people in the …

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Houses are just sitting empty in these states. Here’s why

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Even in the face of rising mortgage rates and stagnating construction numbers, the housing market is still scorching hot. Because of this, it may be difficult to believe …

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33 industries paying more during the ‘Great Resignation’

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented businesses with an almost unlimited number of challenges over the past two years, from overcoming supply chain disruptions to managing health …

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Expert predictions for the economy & housing market in 2022

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  Though perhaps not as dramatic as 2020, 2021 was another tumultuous year. Fortunately, 2022 is on track to be — at the very least — …

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Boomers own the most homes in America. Here’s why

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  Mortgages are the largest debt owned by many Americans, which is why it’s often recommended that homeowners pay off their balances before they retire. That …

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These are the states people moved to most (and stayed) during the pandemic

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The housing market has boomed throughout the coronavirus crisis. Millions of houses have been bought and sold, and home prices have skyrocketed across much of the …

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These are America’s most kid-friendly cities

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States where it’s hardest to make rent on minimum wage

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