Chart of the Week
In the U.S. homes for sale have flat-lined at about 2% of total housing units since 2008, rising slightly above 2% 2008-2010 and then declining gradually 2010 into the end on 2013 to slighlty below 2%. Over the same 5+ years rental properties available have risen by approximately a factor of three, from around 0.1% in early 2010 to nearly 0.3% in 2013. But the numbers vary depend on location and three specific metro markets are discussed in the Chart of the Week video.
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