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Is buying a home becoming more affordable? See the new "Salary you need to buy a median-priced home in the top 50 metro areas"

Is buying a home becoming more affordable? See the new "Salary you need to buy a median-priced home in the top 50 metro areas"

Press Releases

Press Releases

HSH Updates Salary Required to Buy a Home in 50 Largest Metros

Foster City, CA November 19, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise has today released its latest analysis of the salary required to afford a median-priced home in the top 50 metropolitan areas. The report uses the latest quarterly home price data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), incorporates local property tax and homeowner’s insurance costs, and calculates the income needed to qualify for a median-priced home in each market.

Glass three-quarters full as 75% of major metro areas achieve full home price recovery

Foster City, CA, September 10, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, has released its latest quarterly “Home Price Recovery Index”. The analysis looks at the nation’s top 100 metropolitan housing markets, including those with home prices at previous “boom era” peaks and those that have not yet completely recovered.

Coming up on 11 years after the US housing crisis, HSH.com explains the new “non-prime”

August 27, 2019—Foster City, CA — When it comes to home mortgages, the term “subprime” carries a lot of stigma associated with the US Great Recession. Nearly 11 years later, they’re coming back with a new moniker — non-prime — and it’s not what many remember it to be.

New HSH.com Report Finds U.S. Housing Affordability Rising in Some Major Metro Areas

Foster City, CA – August 20, 2019HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, released today its latest analysis of the salary required to afford a median-priced home

Millennials Account for Largest Share of New Mortgages but Have the Most Buyers’ Remorse

Foster City, CA - June 5, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, interviewed real estate expert Ilyce Glink to discuss the U.S. housing market’s current state and emerging trends.

Home Values in 26 Metro Areas Still Below “Boom-era” Highs

Foster City, CA, June 3, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, released its latest quarterly “Home Price Recovery Index,” an analysis of the nation’s top housing markets including those with home prices at previous “boom era” peaks and those that have not yet completely recovered.

Housing Affordability Improved By Lower Mortgage Rates, Softer Home Price Gains

Foster City, CA (May 22, 2019) - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise has today released its latest analysis of the salary required to afford a median-priced home. The research shows that the most affordable metropolitan area in the US continues to be Pittsburgh, while the least is the San Jose metro area, with the gap between the two in required salary more than $200,000 per year.

Expert Chris Birk Advises on VA Mortgage Trends

Foster City, CA April 26, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, has released highlights of a conversation with VA home loan expert Chris Birk.

New for 2019 at HSH.com: State Homebuyer Assistance Programs Information on subsidized mortgages, loans and grants for down payments and closing costs helps potential homebuyers

Foster City, CA April 9, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, has released a 2019 update covering state-backed homebuyer assistance programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Homeowners considering mortgage prepayment can access sound guidance on whether or not to retire their mortgage early.

Foster City, CA March 25, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, has released a comprehensive content suite today to help homeowners learn about prepaying their mortgages and how to save interest in painless and sometimes surprising ways.

Recent home price softening prevents new metros from joining the ranks of markets with fully-recovered housing prices

Foster City, CA, March 12, 2019 - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise, has released its latest quarterly “Home Price Recovery Index,” an analysis of the nation’s top 100 metropolitan housing markets including those with home prices at previous “boom era” peaks and those that have not yet completely recovered.

New Analysis: Salary Required to Buy a Home in 50 Metros Income requirements continue to rise but some cities offer hope

Foster City, CA (February 25, 2019) - HSH.com, a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise has today released the latest data for its salary required to afford a median-priced home analysis.

Homeowners can now track their current home equity position, project tomorrow’s home equity stake and determine how to meet future home equity goals

February 15, 2019 – HSH.com, owned and operated by QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNST), is a trusted online resource for mortgage data, content and expertise. HSH today announced the launch of its new home equity calculator and forecasting tool.