Why Is It So Hard To Buy A House In America Right Now?

New York Times The Daily (podcast), June 21, 2022–Kaitlin Roberts
When Drew Mena and Amena Sengal decided last year to sell their home in New York and relocate their young family to Austin, Texas, they figured they’d have no problem. What they hadn’t realized was that, across the country, home prices–and competition to secure properties–had risen to jaw-dropping levels.