U.S. Home Prices vs. Wage Growth

U.S. Home Prices vs. Wage Growth The gap between wage growth and house prices is widening. Today, houses are too expensive for most young people. Image: The Daily Shot

Housing – U.S. Existing Home Sales and 30-Year Mortgage Rate

Housing – U.S. Existing Home Sales and 30-Year Mortgage Rate This chart shows the correlation between U.S. existing home sales and the 30-year mortgage rate (inverted), and suggests further improvements in sales. Image : Piper Sandler Companies

Median Age of All U.S. Homebuyers

Median Age of All U.S. Homebuyers Housing affordability is difficult today. The median age of all U.S. homebuyers hit a record, rising from 31 years in 1981 to 47 years in 2019. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

New Home Sales vs. Recessions

New Home Sales vs. Recessions Typically, a recession occurs when the annual change in New Home Sales declines by about 20%. This chart suggests that a recession from these levels would be surprising. Image: Calculated Risk

U.S. Total Home Sales

U.S. Total Home Sales This year, lower mortgage rates could boost U.S. home sales in the fourth quarter. Image: Leonard Kiefer