How Does 'The Least Affordable Housing Market in Recent Memory' Look in Your Area? Check Our Map –USA Today

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It may come as no surprise that home prices are continuing to rise in 2024: The median sale price for an existing home was 4.4% higher in December 2023 than in December 2022, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Not only that, mortgage rates are twice as high now as in early 2022: 6.8%, as of mid-February, compared to just over 3% at the start of 2022.

The National Association of Realtors® analyzed data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey of median housing prices for 3,110 counties and county equivalents across the U.S. Home values reflect the overall worth of all homes in a given area rather than solely home sales data, according to the NAR.

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