One Year of COVID-19: A Look Back
It’s been a little over one year since our world changed due to the onset of COVID-19. As we navigate what life will look like post-pandemic, let’s look at some of the ways we made it through this wild year.
Thinking of purchasing an investment property in a college town? Homes.com’s market analyst, Steve Cook, shares rental price trends in well-know college towns in this two-part series.
*Cover image sourced from University of Virginia.
From Los Angeles to Miami, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen home prices in major cities decrease over the course of the past couple of months. These are the cities that have seen homes become more affordable in light of the virus.
The coronavirus pandemic hit America just as the spring home sales market was beginning. But, that doesn’t mean all markets haven’t fared well. These are the cities where prices rose– and will continue to rise– throughout the spring months.
What used to be the “must-have” item in a home might not be the case anymore as people are changing how they use their spaces. Here’s what you can expect to come back in style, and fade out, in a post-coronavirus market.
Surprisingly, homeownership’s reputation as a safe investment took only a minor hit before rebounding in the 2012 Great Recession. Now, we’re entering an economic crisis that may be worse. But, here’s why homeownership is still a great investment.
Since the arrival of the COVID-19 crisis, the real estate industry has evolved how open houses are conducted. Now that they’re virtual, you should know what exactly they mean to you as a buyer and questions to ask during the open house.