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April 7, 2021 13 min

The average house in 1963 would have cost you $19,300. Today, that number is $393,300, and even adjusting for inflation doesn’t help. No matter how you cut it, modern American housing is expensive. This episode explores why, and what you can do in the meantime.

References:

  • Housing prices over time
  • Housing prices by state
  • Episode 22: Hot Markets
  • Across the U.S.: What Does $500,000 Get You in Real Estate?
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