City dwellers are flocking to long-ignored "exurbs" because of cheap housing and space. It's early, but it resembles the suburban boom of the 1950s.
These suburban homeowners are part of a global community inspired by the book "Retrosuburbia: The Downshifter's Guide to a Resilient Future."
Americans are moving for the first time in a decade, with the wealthy leading the way due to remote work. Millennials are at the center of the story.
Buyers are taking advantage of low prices as they move back to the city.
New Domain analysis has shown that almost 37% of Australian suburbs are cheaper to buy a home than to rent one. The figures found that while premium suburbs are still more affordable to rent, peripheral suburbs and regional areas offer far greater savings for homebuyers. In some locations, that means […]
Property Shark, a real-estate data provider, recently released its annual ranking of the most expensive ZIP codes in the US, determined by median home sale prices. For the fourth year in a row, the Silicon Valley suburb of Atherton took the top spot, with a median home sale price of […]
Millennials and Gen Z are flocking to the suburbs as the coronavirus pandemic continues unabated in the US. According to new research from investment management firm Cowen and Company, 48% of millennials reported living in the suburbs compared with 44% in 2019 – 49% of Gen Z reported living in […]
President Donald Trump tried to appeal to an antiquated view of a white, 1950s suburbia throughout his reelection campaign. President-elect Joe Biden tried to appeal to a more diverse suburbia. Most Americans believe themselves to live in suburbs, meaning both campaigns needed to prioritise the battleground. The suburbs, however, are […]
Donald Trump and Joe Biden are both trying to secure the suburban vote ahead of the presidential election, with Trump specifically appealing to an exclusionary, antiquated view of suburbia. Suburbia is a key battleground in the election, distinct from liberal-leaning cities and conservative-leaning rural areas. However suburbia is ill-defined and […]
Jason Diamond is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. The following is an excerpt from his new book, “The Sprawl: Reconsidering the Weird American Suburbs.” In it, he discusses the rise of suburbs in the US, and its transformation from its post-war, classically American roots into a hub of diverse groups. […]
In an effort to bolster his campaign less than 100 days before Election Day, President Donald Trump is leaning into off-the-wall race-baiting – a tactic that seems out-of-touch in the 21st century. The president once again attacked an Obama-era fair-housing regulation during a press conference on Wednesday, and he made […]
New York City apartment sales plunged in July, according to a report from the real-estate firm Douglas Elliman. But in neighbouring suburbs, home sales are surging as wealthy New Yorkers seek greener pastures. For Connecticut – which has struggled to rebound even from the last recession – the migration could […]
As the coronavirus pandemic wages on, Australian taste for property may be changing as many continue to work from home. Comparing prices along with a suburbs makeup, Finder has revealed what it believes are the top 10 suburbs in Australia to buy in. Victoria, the state currently fighting a second […]
There are a little over 100 days left in the presidential campaign and President Trump is trying to lock down the suburban vote by saying Joe Biden wants to “abolish” suburbia. The statement comes as Trump is rolling back an Obama-era fair housing policy that continued decades of desegregation policy, […]
President Donald Trump on Thursday repealed an Obama-era bill designed to prevent segregation in housing projects that receive federal funding. The move comes as Trump’s support among suburban voters is crumbling, with many angry at his responses to the coronavirus crisis and the anti-racism protests. “Biden will destroy your neighbourhood […]
More and more city dwellers are moving to the suburbs during the coronavirus pandemic. Niche, a comprehensive guide to neighbourhoods and schools, released its annual ranking of best places to live based on the cost of living, crime levels, quality of schools, and more. Business Insider rounded up the 15 […]
Beatrice de Jong is a licensed real estate agent and consumer trends expert at Opendoor, a real estate company that makes it simple to buy and sell a home online. While the COVID-19 pandemic inspired many people to pack up and leave cities for greener suburban pastures, a permanent relocation […]