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The rental market is tight and getting tighter. What does that mean for renters?

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According to the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing homes dropped 2.7% in March from the previous month and 4.5% from March 2021. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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What's behind significant rent increases in some U.S. cities?

by Samantha Fields Apr 27, 2022
People looking to break out of shared housing are increasing demand for rentals, but supply is limited.
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Closing costs: Is there a solution to the shortage of homes?

by David Brancaccio , Jarrett Dang and Meredith Garretson Apr 26, 2022
The rapid rise in home prices has provided a windfall for homeowners, but rising interest rates make home-buying increasingly out of reach for renters.

What's behind significant rent increases in some U.S. cities?

by Samantha Fields Apr 27, 2022
People looking to break out of shared housing are increasing demand for rentals, but supply is limited.
Economic Pulse

Closing costs: Is there a solution to the shortage of homes?

by David Brancaccio , Jarrett Dang and Meredith Garretson Apr 26, 2022
The rapid rise in home prices has provided a windfall for homeowners, but rising interest rates make home-buying increasingly out of reach for renters.

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