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Marketwatch

Why people are having trouble turning their second homes into dream homes

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University has predicted a robust year for remodeling; experts attribute that to a strong housing market and increased home equity. The center predicts that remodeling and repairs to owner-occupied homes will jump to $352 billion this year, a 3.8% increase over last year.

Financial Times

Runaway house prices: the ‘winners and losers’ from the pandemic

“Households that weathered the crisis without financial distress are snapping up the limited supply of homes for sale, pushing up prices and further excluding less affluent buyers from home ownership,” a report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies concluded in June.

US News & World Report

Colorado Housing Increases, So Does Homelessness

Currently, 50.9% of Colorado renter households are “cost burdened,” with housing taking up more than 30% of total household income and 26% of renters are “severely cost-burdened,” with rent occupying more than 50% of household income, according to data from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University.