Where Building Homes Is Hardest, and Priciest: Ritholtz Chart

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about finance, the economy and the business world. He started the Big Picture blog in 2003 and is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, an asset management and financial planning firm.
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Source: WSJ

I have to admit that I'm a sucker for a compelling infographic. The map above comes from the Wall Street Journal and it shows where builders are more and less constrained putting up new homes.

It should come as no surprise that the places we see the greatest constraints on new construction have some of the highest home prices.

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(Barry Ritholtz writes about finance, the economy and the business world for Bloomberg View. Follow him on Twitter @Ritholtz.)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net