Tag Archives: housing prices

National Links: Connecting America on Intercity Buses

Every day at The Overhead Wire, we collect news about cities and send the links to our email list. At the end of the week we take some of the most popular stories and post them to Greater Greater Washington, a group blog similar to streets.mn that focuses on urban issues in the D.C. region. […]

Map of the Day: Metro Housing Price Changes over Time

Via the Washington Post, here’s a fun map of Minneapolis showing the percentage change in average home prices in Minneapolis (and other cities too). The map supports the basic “return to the city” argument, about how more people are moving into the urban core. Here’s the 15-year trend:   The article looks at a few […]

Chart of the Day: Rental v. Home Prices in US Cities

Here’s a chart from┬ávia The Big Picture about increasing rental costs vs. home costs in US cities. Check out MSP on the list: According to Ritholtz, “Rental costs are increasing faster than home values for the first time since 2012.” But here in the Twin Cities, things are different. If we have a tight rental […]