BH&J Latest Summaries
Research produced by the BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index helps consumers, professionals, developers, lenders and housing policy makers gauge the health of U.S. housing markets, and that information can be reviewed in the below stories.
2021 Press Releases
As the cost of housing continues to soar, deciding whether to buy a home or rent one is a virtual toss-up in many parts of the country.
Lingering issues involving supply chains and the employment outlook are contributing to widespread economic uncertainty, but the U.S. housing market bucks that trend as it continues to sizzle during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Home prices are escalating quickly in Dallas and a handful of other U.S. cities where consumers would be better off financially by renting and reinvesting the money they would otherwise have spent on homeownership.
2020 Press Releases
- Index: Even in a Pandemic, Demand for Homes Remains Robust
- Index Shows Renting a Home Beats Buying in Many Cities Even as U.S. Housing Market Thrives Amid Pandemic
- Index Says Renting a Home is Clearly Better Than Buying One in Much of the Nation
- BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index Shows Home Ownership is a More Attractive Option as Likelihood of Housing Crash Decreases