Hey Politicians, We Need More Houses, Not Lower Rates!
In today's dynamic economic landscape, the housing market stands as a critical barometer of both financial stability and quality of life. Yet, it is ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 27, 2023
White House To Improve Affordable Housing?
Last month, the White House unveiled new initiatives aimed at solving the US home affordability crisis.
Curious about whether or not this was "just ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 6, 2023
Americans Can Barely Afford Homes - Just How Bad Is It?
Imagine taking a trip down memory lane to explore how the dream of homeownership has evolved over the decades in the United States.
Our journey ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 16, 2023
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Proposes Plan To Create Housing Boom
As the torchbearer of the Kennedy legacy, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. doesn't just bear a renowned last name; he's bringing audacious proposals to the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 2, 2023
Zillow Insights: 5 Graphs That Reveal the US Housing Market in 2023
Are you curious about the current state of the US housing market?
Zillow has just released new data that provides valuable insights into the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 8, 2023
The Fallacy Of Affordable Housing: Why The Focus Should Be On Building More Homes
The idea of affordable housing is noble, but the reality is that building new low-end homes is not the solution to the housing crisis we're facing....
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 24, 2023
1981: The Last Time Homes Were This Unaffordable
It's been over forty years since homes were more expensive than today when you factor in inflation, home prices, and mortgage interest rates.
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 6, 2023
Will The New Construction Bottleneck Cause A New Housing Bubble?
The US has reached a new record for the number of homes under construction.
About 20% more homes are being built today than when the housing bubble ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 9, 2023
6 Housing Market Rumors Debunked (And 1 Confirmed)
When I surf through real estate videos on YouTube, I regularly see 7 different rumors perpetuated in various forms of "hype-porn." Discussion of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 15, 2022
The Second Stage Of The Home Affordability Crisis Is Well Under Way
The first stage of falling home affordability began three years ago, as falling inventories of homes for sale led to bidding wars and skyrocketing ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 9, 2022
Home Ownership Is Radically Different For Millennials
In case you weren't paying attention, the oldest millennial is turning 41 this year. Generation Y is not so young anymore.
As a real estate agent who ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 14, 2022
Is This Proof Of Runaway Appreciation For Homes?
As a homeowner, I am happy when home values move higher, but is there a point where it becomes too much of a good thing?
Over the years, we've come ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 22, 2021
How Changing Home Prices In Tallahassee Are Shifting The Market
Soaring home prices have changed the look for a lot of the graphs that I have maintained over the past thirty years selling homes in Tallahassee. The ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 1, 2021
How Current Mortgage Interest Rates Are Fueling Demand For Homes
The housing market is still going strong, with demand for homes higher than we have seen since the housing bubble collapsed fifteen years ago.
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 30, 2021
Why The US Homeownership Rate Will Crash
Imagine a pill that would allow you to cheat death. Now imagine another pill that would improve your health. Pretty great huh? Sign me up! Well, the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 20, 2021
SHOCKING: Our Forecast For Home Affordability Over The Next 20 Years
I love sharing the good news about the real estate market. Long-term readers know that I fairly and honestly report what I'm seeing, but I have to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 5, 2021
What Do Low Mortgage Interest Payments Really Mean?
Every article or video about mortgage interest rates conveys that rates are low, but do you really know what it means? How do low mortgage interest ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 3, 2021
Market Report & Home Affordability Forecast
The first quarter of 2021 is in the books and it's time for an updated housing market report. It's also time to start unraveling the coming changes ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 12, 2021