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Homebuyers need to earn 87% more than in pre-COVID years to afford a starter home, Redfin says

To afford a typical starter home, buyers must now make $75,849, Redfin reported. That's an 87% jump…

Filip De Mott   


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There are so few starter homes on the market, Biden wants to pay people $10,000 to sell their houses

With mortgage rates elevated, lots of homeowners in the US are staying put. Biden wants to incentiv…

Eliza Relman   


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Tarek El Moussa says he doesn't know how to make money on a starter home in California today

Ahead of the release of his book, "Flip Your Life," Tarek El Moussa spoke to Business Insider about…

Samantha Grindell   


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It's hard to use printers to build houses. This startup says it's found a solution — by creating a 3D printed home starter kit.

It can be hard to use 3D printers to build houses. This startup says its new starter kit will help …

Brittany Chang   


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Biden and Trump have wildly different approaches to bringing home prices and rents down

Biden has pushed for more federal involvement in housing policy. Trump proposed massive cuts to fed…

Eliza Relman   


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Looking to buy a starter home? They're more expensive than ever.

"The most affordable homes for sale are no longer affordable to people with lower budgets due to th…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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Buying a first home is 'prohibitively expensive' and 'almost impossible' for many, says Janet Yellen

Soaring home prices and surging mortgage rates have ruled out home ownership for many people, said …

Theron Mohamed   


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The swan faucet, an old conversation starter, is back

Once a symbol of opulence and class, the swan faucet is reemerging as a go-to bathroom fixture amon…

Jordan Pandy   


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Soaring home prices mean first-time buyers need to be making 13% more money than a year ago to afford a 'starter' home

The average starter home cost $243,000 in June, up 45% from the average price before the pandemic, …

Jennifer Sor   


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The price of a typical starter home fell in San Francisco, Austin, and Phoenix, bucking a national trend here's why

Each of these markets are experiencing whiplash after several years of robust buyer demand and pric…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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Biden wants to make it easier for people to buy their first home. But there aren't enough houses.

President Biden touted a number of new proposals during his State of the Union address. But some wo…

Filip De Mott   


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I paid just $135,000 for my house when homes in the area are going for twice that. Here's how.

Melisa Gomez-Romo and her husband were able to buy a home through a community land trust despite re…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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An incredible new map could help bring down America's sky-high home prices

The National Zoning Atlas isn't finished yet, but cities and states are already using it to build m…

Adam Rogers   


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Arizona's Democratic governor squashed an effort to make homes more affordable as Biden travels to the state to promote his housing plans

Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bipartisan bill that would have cut away red tape that makes it harder an…

Eliza Relman   


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A conservative fix for the housing crisis is making homes cheaper and more abundant in Texas

American cities and towns are in desperate need of affordable new starter homes. They should follow…

Eliza Relman   


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The Florida city with cheaper homes and fun perks luring residents from Miami and New York

Orlando isn't just for Disney tourists and retirees. A real-estate agent says it's great for young …

Jordan Pandy   


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The average starter home in New York City has shrunk to the size of four parking spots

According to a Wednesday report from StreetEasy, starter homes in New York — ranging from $400,000 …

Jordan Hart   


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Middle-class homebuyers on both coasts are out of luck. More than half the homes being built are in the South.

Builders aren't just focused on the South; they also aren't making starter homes. The US is stuck i…

Ben Winck   


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A small town in Croatia is selling homes for 15 cents — here's who can apply

Homes in Legrad, Croatia can cost less than a quarter — if you're young and in a serious relationsh…

Jordan Hart   


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Millennials are blaming boomers for the starter home shortage, survey finds

Older generations "have hoarded wealth and restricted my generation's access to similar economic op…

Hillary Hoffower