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To Rent or Not to Rent, That Is the Question

Despite a fall in national rental rates since 2011, a recent report found that rent affordability remains out of reach for many lower- and middle-income renter households. Here’s why.

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Homeowners and Rising Interest Rates

From restricting refinance activity, to managing debt, rising rates are likely to affect the housing market in many ways. Experts weigh in on what homeowners can do to mitigate the challenges of this environment.

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Largest 45 U.S. Cities Ranked by Home Size

A list compiled recently reveals the cities with the biggest homes on average, as well as a means for calculating the best bargain price per size.

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Homeowners and High Taxes

In some cities, high taxes are pricing some residents out. Where are taxes adding onto affordability for these homeowners, and where are they going?

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The Impact of Amazon on Housing

Amazon is poised to announce the short list of cities that may be the home of the company’s second headquarters. The question is, will a new headquarters be good for the residents of the city it lands in?

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The Top 10 Cities for Retirement

Florida

From metros that offer the lowest cost of living, to those where the annual cost of in-home services is the cheapest, here’s a list of cities that are best suited for those looking to hang up their spurs.

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Four Direct Ways to Impact Housing Affordability

This year, proposals have begun making their way to Congress aimed at helping ease the tight supply and rising prices that are preventing many—particularly low-income Americans—from finding affordable housing. However, Jenny Schuetz, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at the Metropolitan ...

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