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  • LendingTree: These are the best markets for the nation's middle-class homeowners

    Americans earning a median income can afford a median-priced home in most metros
    A recent analysis published by Moody’s Investors Services indicates the era of unusually affordable housing has ended, meaning America’s housing affordability has returned to average historical levels. Although this means homes are no longer cheap on a national basis, LendingTree’s latest affordability report suggests the market is still relatively affordable for most Americans.
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  • America’s teachers can’t afford housing and this is why

    Teachers struggle to afford most homes in the nation's largest housing markets
    The latest Employment Situation Summary report revealed the average American income has grown 3.2% over the year, rising four cents to $27.70 in April. Despite this financial boost, new data from Trulia indicates as home price acceleration outpaces wage growth, the nation’s teachers, first responders and restaurant workers struggle to afford to live in the communities they serve.
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  • This is how America's housing affordability is impacting credit quality

    Affordability has returned to average historical levels, and it's having a ripple effect
    It's official: The era of unusually affordable housing has ended. Well, according to a recent Moody's Investors Services analysis. The organization claims that America's housing affordability has returned to average historical levels, therefore impacting credit quality across numerous housing-related sectors.
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