How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home?

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning how long a family stays in a home prior to moving. As the graph below shows, for over twenty years (1985-2008), the median … Continue reading How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home?

Economist: Reality Check on Home Prices

Economist: Reality Check on Home Prices Adapted from an article posted June 10th 2013, 14:20 by Economist.com  In the chart below, the tan line (Washington DC) shows that we are back to the area price levels of 2Q 2002 and 1Q 2008, while the peak was 2Q 2005:  The full interactive chart (CLICK HERE) allows readers to compare the … Continue reading Economist: Reality Check on Home Prices