ABERDEEN, Wash. — The pandemic has changed the way we work and where we live. The Grays Harbor County community of Aberdeen is benefitting from those changes, according to national data.

The U.S. Postal Service tracks net migration — moving from one place to another — based on its mail recipients. According to a recent study, Aberdeen ranked number nine in the country for net in-migration, the number of people moving into the community.

On the other end of the spectrum, Seattle ranks number nine for net out-migration — people moving out.

“They realized, ‘I don’t have to go drive

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Home price growth in the U.S. surged at the fastest pace in 15 years in February.

Standard & Poor’s said Tuesday that its S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index posted a 12% annual gain in February, up from 11.2% in January. The rate is the highest year over year gain recorded by the index since February 2006. The 20-City Composite posted a 11.9% annual gain, up from 11.1% the previous month, beating consensus estimates of 11.9%, according to Bloomberg.

“Housing’s strength is reflected across all 20 cities; February’s price gains in every city are above that city’s median level,

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In today’s video I look at three real-estate growth stocks that are down over 30% from their recent highs and explain why investors should keep an eye on them. 

Three reasons to watch Zillow Group (NASDAQ:ZG): 

  1. Zillow’s stock price is down roughly 31% from its 52-week high with a market cap of $33 billion. 
  2. From 2018 to 2020 Zillow grew its revenue by over 20% each year. Wall Street analysts also forecast a revenue compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30% for the next three to five years. 
  3. In the first few months of 2021, Zillow has
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The “Smart Bathroom Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global smart bathroom market reached a value of US$ 4.46 in 2020. Looking forward, the global smart bathroom market to exhibit strong growth during the next five years.

A smart bathroom refers to an automated plumbing and sanitary system which can be controlled through smartphones and other smart devices. It consists of numerous eco-friendly solutions and advanced technological hardware such as touchless faucets, sensor-enabled soap dispensers, and automatic cistern systems and hand dryers.

It also offers centralized control

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Bookended by the 2008 crash and COVID-19, the decade between 2009 and 2019 was a transformative one for the real estate industry. Curious to see how the housing market had fared between the two most significant, yet wildly different economic downturns in history, we analyzed residential sales across the U.S., putting the largest urban centers in the country into sharp focus. Then, we identified homes that sold in both 2009 and 2019 to pinpoint the most accurate changes in home prices, taking inflation into account, in order to determine the best price ranges for home price appreciation over the past

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Canadian real estate prices are rising at a rapid rate, but officially the cost of living isn’t moving. What gives? Douglas Porter, BMO chief economist, discussed inflation and home prices in 2 separate notes this week. The issue has to do with how official inflation numbers are measured. Housing tends to influence inflation in an “indirect and delayed fashion.”

Home prices don’t normally rise this fast in the best economies, so during a recession is odd. The HPI, which measures resale prices, climbed over 17% in the past year. Porter says, “yet it’s almost comical that [CPI] shelter costs overall

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