Tags » Housing Costs

How Much You Should Earn to Buy a Home


How much money do you need to make in order to afford a home?

Using data from the National Association of REALTORS®, mortgage site HSH.com pinpointed the minimum salary required to pay for the principal loan amount, interest, taxes, and insurance payments on a median-priced home in some of the largest metro areas in the country. 201 more words

Home Buyers

Some insights into how Canada’s middle class is really faring


The Globe and Mail

Published Thursday, Mar. 19 2015, 11:13 AM EDT

Last updated Thursday, Mar. 19 2015, 4:35 PM EDT

How is Canada’s middle class really faring? 726 more words

Home Buyers

Seattle Area Renters May Be In Trouble

The gap between rental costs and household income is widening to unsustainable levels across the country.  As more renters face steeper costs, it may put them even further away from home ownership, according to a new study released by the National Association of REALTORS®. 390 more words

Housing Analysis

How Much is Too Much?

If you read or watch the news, this blog isn’t going to be groundbreaking, especially in Denver. Rents are on the rise. In fact, it is now more affordable to buy than rent. 172 more words

Burdensome Housing Regulations Contributing to Migration to "Red States"?

An interesting piece at Vox.com highlights the role that overly-restrictive zoning is playing in the exodus from “Blue” states to “Red” states:

Whatever else Blue America has going for it, it’s done a terrible job of  216 more words

Housing Trends