June 7, 2015

NO ONE HAS IT HARDER THAN THEIR FATHER DID:

These 11 charts show how American houses have changed since the '70s (ANDY KIERSZ, JUN. 2, 2015, Business Insider)

Houses have been getting bigger and fancier for the last several decades, and we have the charts to prove it.

Every year, the Census Bureau releases data on the characteristics of newly constructed homes, and they recently released info on houses built in 2014.

We decided to take a look at how different aspects of new single family houses have changed over the last several decades.

You don't just work fewer hours to pay for your house, you're getting more house--one of the many ways we underestimate deflation.



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