A recent survey found that only 15 percent of Americans have enough money saved to retire with the goal of making $40,000 a year, but the average salary for those who do is $42,000.
The Hill’s Scott Wong reports that there’s a new way for people to make a living off of their home in New England.
The median house price in the Boston metro area is now $3.1 million.
That’s up from $3 million in 2015.
The median home price in New Hampshire is $1.7 million.
Those are the two states where home values have more than doubled since 2009.
Home prices have also jumped across the country.
The average price of a home in the nation’s capital was $1,087,000 in the first quarter of 2017.
That was up from just $1 million in the third quarter of 2016.