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ABODO: Are U.S. Rent Prices Officially Stable?

National apartment listing site ABODO recently reported that the median nationwide rent price for one-bedroom units in November dropped slightly to $ 1,019 (down 0.8%) with two-bedroom units coming in again at $ 1,266 (down .24%).  ABODO uses over 1 million listings across the United States to calculate...
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Total U.S. Construction Spending Up 5.8% from 2017

The U.S. government is reporting that total construction spending in July was estimated at $ 1,315.4 billion, which is 0.1% higher than June’s revised estimate and 5.8% higher than July, 2017.  Residential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $ 560.1 billion in July, 0.6% higher...
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Median Age by U.S. County

The demographic makeup of any given area is vital for understanding the housing needs of its residents.  Today’s infographic from the U.S. Census Bureau gives us a nice snapshot of the median age of residents in every county in America.  Notice how it gets more purple the farther...
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Houston Ranks as No. 1 U.S. Destination City for Movers

According to the latest U-Haul Migration Trends Report, Houston, TX, tops the list for as the number one destination for the 9th consecutive year.  In fact, Houston saw a 5% increase since last year in one-way truck rentals.  The top-10 cities in their 50-city list are Houston, Chicago,...
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Biggest Exports from Every U.S. State

What are the biggest exports from each U.S. state?  That question was recently settled by howmuch.net when they took data from the Census Bureau and then generated an economic snapshot of each state’s exports.  Interestingly they found that the airplane manufacturing supply chain stretched completely across the nation….the...
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Truths About U.S. Taxes

Tuesday, April 17th is the filing deadline for U.S. federal income tax returns.  With that in mind, today’s infographic from PDFelement shows us how the tax system works, how revenue is generated and the basics about what Americans do with their tax returns. Interestingly, they point out that...
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Property Taxes by U.S. County

U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2017 increased 6% to More Than $ 293 Billion, according to a recent report by ATTOM Data Solutions.  The conclusion was part of their annual property tax analysis covering more than 86 million single family homes across the U.S. ...
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