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Inspirational Californian Must Relocate – Here Is Why He’s Moving to Georgia

This is the most touching “relocation story” ever to appear on this blog.

First – it’s been said time and again that California’s housing is so unaffordable that poor people are the ones who are hurt the most, a situation aggravated by the state’s land-use regulations and tax policies. 857 more words

Site Selection

IS STUDENT DEBT KEEPING US FROM BUYING HOMES? (AS REPORTED BY ALLISON SCHRAGER ON WWW.QZ.COM)

One popular theory about why young people are not buying homes as much as they used to is that rising student debt is making home ownership unaffordable. 90 more words

Financial Planning

5 surprising cities where gentrification is displacing the poor - LARRY SCHWARTZ, ALTERNET FRIDAY, JUN 17, 2016 01:00 AM PDT

Housing costs are soaring across the country, even in less vaunted metropolises like Charleston and Portland, ME

This article originally appeared on AlterNet.

Walk down once-gritty neighborhood streets in many American cities and the telltale signs may be all around you. 189 more words

Point Of Interest

What Does It Cost To Buy A House in Calgary?

Over the past couple of weeks, I have read two awesome posts regarding whether Des at Half Banked or Jordann at My Alternate Life could afford the average home in their city. 650 more words

Income

It's Disposable Income, Stupid!

Historically low interest rates have done nothing to grow economies in the US or elsewhere.  Why not?

Economists and politicians are doing everything in their power to avoid looking at the root cause of economic malaise.  418 more words

Public Policy

The Most Expensive and Cheapest Cities to Rent an Apartment

Apartment living isn’t cheap – and where you choose to live can make a big difference.

GoBankingRates has put together a study of what the average one-bedroom apartment costs in 50 cities around the country – and the range is pretty extraordinary. 303 more words

Luxury

Greener Pastures

Chapter 2 – Greener Pastures

My quest for greener pastures began in 2011 when I was compelled to leave Chinatown, the only home I knew in Washington D.C. 1,418 more words

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