Mother Jones has collected some interesting housing statistics.
- 1 in 4 Americans want at least a 3-car garage.
- Extreme Makeover: Home Edition recently gave a 6-bedroom, 7-bath, 7-television house to a family of 4.
- 1 in 5 new homes is larger than 3,000 sq. ft. the size at which it becomes unmanageable to clean without hired help.
- Only 2.7% of San Francisco?s teachers, 5.7% of its cops, and 4.2% of its nurses can afford to buy a home there.
The state is that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else. - Frederic Bastiat