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When Will the Kids Leave?

Why are household formations so low? Because 1.2 million more adults live with their parents than just 8 years ago!

Nearly 4% of US households had an oldest child aged 25–34 living at home in 2012. Compare this to 2006, when approximately 3% of households fit this category.

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Market Trends: Don't Overlook Baltimore


by Dan Fulton

After five years of its home value appreciation rates lagging those in the Washington MSA, Baltimore area appreciation rates are expected to nearly match Washington's in 2014.

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Housing Booming, Busting, and Muddling Along

Housing is local again! Our consultants and clients see vastly different housing markets all across the country. I categorize them into three groups (booming, busting, and muddling) in this article and provide anecdotes from our team members—but it is really more complicated than that.

Booming Markets

I find three primary reasons that certain housing markets are booming: