The Math For Buying a Home No Longer Works. These Charts Show You Why.

Listen to article (2 minutes) Homeownership has become a pipe dream for more Americans, even those…

Who Got a Lot Richer and Who Didn’t During the Pandemic

The pandemic made Americans richer across every racial, ethnic and income group—though not equally. Home values…

The Price Is Wrong for Housing

Nov. 28, 2023 10:34 am ET Lower rates would make U.S. houses more affordable, just not…

Congrats, Your House Made You Rich. Now Sell It.

Forget the old slogan about there never being a better time to buy a home. For…

It’s Too Soon to Bet on China’s Housing Turnaround

China’s troubled property market remains on shaky ground despite a raft of government policies to stabilize…

When You Give Up on Buying a House, What Do You Do With the Down Payment?

Listen to article (2 minutes) Would-be home buyers are giving up on the housing market and…

There’s Never Been a Worse Time to Buy Instead of Rent

Getting on the property ladder has rarely been tougher for first-time buyers. But a tight housing…

Housing’s Other Threat to the Economy

The Commerce Department’s report on gross domestic product on Thursday will probably show that housing helped…

Downsizing Your Home Isn’t the Money Move It Used to Be

Listen to article (2 minutes) Downsizing from a big house to a smaller dwelling is a…

The Rare Indicator That’s Still Optimistic About China’s Property Market

Iron ore’s price has risen more than 20% since late May, outperforming metals such as copper…