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Affordable Home Shortages and Housing Values

Home prices are rising faster than wages and inflation as a shortage of affordable homes continues to remain a headwind for many homebuyers. This acute shortage will continue over the coming year, according to real estate analysts polled by Reuters recently.

"Housing prices have regained losses since the recession, but homeownership remains unaffordable for many because supply hasn't kept up with demand," Reuters said in this video.

Watch this video to learn what else the poll revealed:

About Author: David Wharton

David Wharton, Managing Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 15 years of experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at David.Wharton@theMReport.com.

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