The 2021 Housing Shortage Explained - Episode 790

Episode 790,  Nov 11, 2021, 01:28 PM

According to a recent report by Realtor.com, there's a huge imbalance in the supply of homes and the number of people who want to become homeowners. They estimate that the US needs over 5 million homes. Now, this isn't a new problem - but it's certainly not improving.

For reference, in 2019, the same report found a shortage of 3.84 million. But between the pandemic and the red-hot 2021 housing market, things aren't looking good. On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I'm sharing more data about the state of the housing market, and what it means for you as an investor.