Housing affordability dips to a four-year low

Bardell Wagner, Broker – Re/Max Equity Group, Vancouver. 78 likes.. Housing affordability dips to a four-year low. Housing affordability hit a four-year low in August after experiencing steady increases in home prices in the spring and rising interest rates throughout the summer.

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House price growth has reached a four-year low as an inflation-driven squeeze on consumer finances dampens demand. The annual rate of house price inflation slowed to 2.1 per cent in July – down.

Affordability fell from 73.7 percent in this year’s first quarter to 69.3 percent–meaning 69.3 percent of Americans earning the national median income could afford a home sold during the quarter.

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Surging nearly 30% so far this year, the manufactured housing REIT sector is on pace to outperform the REIT index for a remarkable seventh straight year. As the most affordable non-subsidized. The.

The stream of depressing housing numbers continues to roll in. The closely watched case schiller index of housing prices dropped below its April 2009 low, indicating that housing is now officially in.

Please note that 2019’s 3 percentage point drop, first quarter to the second, is better than the four-point average springtime dip. as low affordability. or just below its 50% average for the past.

Dip in home sales this summer blamed on tight inventory, price. prices are climbing and affordable homes are getting snatched up quickly.. single-family housing, particularly those around $250,000 and lower, That compared with $333,017 for 507 homes this year, more than a 4 percent price hike.

"Our housing crisis is now a huge political problem. The collapsing construction market has dragged down GDP to the point where we risk a triple-dip recession. "During the current four-year.