While only a small share of married couples live with non-family members, the ones that do often take on roommates either as a financial strategy to cope with housing costs or as a means of assisting others burdened by housing costs. A greater share of married couples have roommates in expensive, unaffordable markets.
In December, almost 1 in 6 outbound searches from colder climes went to metros with warm winters. But while Florida continues to be an alluring area to retirees and many warmer areas are also home to hot job markets, the ranks of house hunters seeking warmth do not swell in winter as much as you might think—unless they live somewhere really cold.
While national trends aren’t out of the woods yet, inventory is being added to metros that need it most.
Home searches from major tech hubs into Crystal City-area neighborhoods spiked more than 700 percent in the week after news broke of Amazon’s plans.
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