The US housing market continues to be constrained by tight inventory and there’s little expectation of any near-term improvement. A report released Monday highlights the pressure facing homebuyers from lack of available properties, with prices facing further upward pressure. Source: One thing continues to dominate the housing market

One thing continues to dominate the housing market

An analysis of America’s state capitals shows that Austin, Texas ranks the highest for the best to live in. The research of all 50 state capitals by considered several factors including affordability, economic wellbeing, quality of life, and quality of education and health. Source: These are the best state […]

These are the best state capitals to live in

Singles looking for their Valentine this week could get an unexpected benefit if things work out well; a faster move to a new home. That’s because single homebuyers face an agonising 11 year wait to save enough for a down payment on the median priced US home, more than double […]

11 years to save for a down payment?

Residential construction picked up in November with a 3.3% rise in starts from October to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1.297 million units. The HUD and US Census Bureau’s data shows a year-over-year increase of 12.9%. Single-family starts were up 5.3% month-over-month to 930,000 units. Source: Housing starts rise […]

Housing starts rise as single-family sector grows