homeownership

Younger buyers fuel surge in US homeownership

The number of American households who own homes grew by more than 1 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, with much of the gain attributed to buyers between the ages of 18 and 44.Census data released last week show…

The US housing market is worth almost $32 trillion

The total value of all homes in the U.S. reached a record $31.8 trillion in 2017, or more than one-and-a-half times the nation's gross domestic product.According to an analysis by Zillow, the nation's housing market surged in value by 6.5…

Is there a gender gap in the real estate market?

The average home owned by a single man is worth 10 percent more than a home owned by a single women, and it's less likely to be located in a neighborhood with known criminals.An analysis by the housing data firm…