Hint: It's a lot easier in Cleveland than it is in San Francisco.
For-sale homes are disappearing quickly in the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, Seattle, and Southern California.
People are moving to city centers in record numbers, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's a permanent change in where Americans want to live.
Overall, the most imbalanced U.S. metros tend to have worse housing affordability and slower job growth.
America's vacancy rates are still high, and an unusually large share of homes are being kept off the market.
In the 1950s, 20 percent of U.S. residents found new homes each year. Today, it's dropped to an all-time low of 11.6 percent.
The U.S. still isn't creating as many new homes as we used to -- in a large part because young adults are still with their parents.
Asking prices are up 16.3 percent year-over-year in America’s least affordable metros – far ahead of the overall national increase of 9.5 percent.
From tin ceilings to pot shelves.
Neighborhoods near Major League Baseball stadiums cost more – especially if the team has a better shot at winning the 2013 World Series.
Populations in markets hit hard by the 2008 crisis – like Phoenix, Orlando, and Las Vegas – grew faster than others.
Just in time for Valentine's Day.
The weather plays a big role.
The metros that offer you the best chance of shedding those extra pounds.
Four percent of the country identifies as Jewish, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist. A peek at where those communities are clustered.
Metros with strong job growth, low vacancy rates and low foreclosure inventory.
Diverse neighborhoods had higher population growth and stronger property value growth last year – and they’re a bit pricier to begin with.
More and more suburbs are cropping up as hubs.
You might earn more in places like San Francisco and New York – but it'll take you years to save for a down payment in those markets.