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    Multifamily Built-for-Rent Share: 96%

    Tuesday November 24th, 2020 01:31:35 PM
    Robert Dietz

    According to NAHB analysis of quarterly Census data, the market share of rental units of total multifamily construction starts remained at 96% during the third quarter of 2020. In contrast, the historical low share of 47% was set during the third quarter of 2005, during the condo building boom. An average share of 80% was registered during the 1980-2002 period…. Read More ›
    The post Multifamily Built-for-Rent Share: 96% first appeared on Eye On Housing.

    Share of New Homes with Patios Continues to Edge Up

    Tuesday November 24th, 2020 01:15:30 PM
    Paul Emrath

    Of the roughly 879,000 single-family homes started in 2019, 59.6 percent included patios, according to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction (SOC, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and partially funded by HUD).  Once again, this set a new record high (NAHB began tracking the series in 2005), and once again the record was set by a… Read More ›
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    Slab Foundations Are More Common in New Single-family Homes

    Monday November 23rd, 2020 02:30:25 PM
    Na Zhao

    NAHB analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC) shows that 63.2% of all new single-family started in 2019 were built on slab foundations, followed by 22.6% with a full/partial basement and 13.0% with a crawl space. The gap between slab and full/partial basement foundation adoption rates is growing: the share of new homes built on slabs steadily increased from 46.0%… Read More ›
    The post Slab Foundations Are More Common in New Single-family Homes first appeared on Eye On Housing.

    Custom Home Building: 3Q20 Data

    Monday November 23rd, 2020 01:44:47 PM
    Robert Dietz

    NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates custom home building lagged the overall single-family construction market in the third quarter of 2020. There were 52,000 total custom building starts during the third quarter, a 7% decline compared to the third quarter of 2019. Over the last four quarters, custom housing starts totaled… Read More ›
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    Garages in New Homes: 2019 Data

    Friday November 20th, 2020 02:00:25 PM
    Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington

    A majority of new homes that completed construction in 2019 included two-car garages (65%), according to NAHB analysis of 2019 Census Bureau Survey of Construction data. There is clear uniformity for parking options in new homes completed across the Census divisions: the 2-car garage was the most popular parking option for completed homes in all divisions. The option for three or… Read More ›
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    CNN – Real Estate News

    Should I get a fixed- or adjustable-rate mortgage?

    Wednesday August 8th, 2018 02:19:25 PM

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    Toll Brothers’ record shows the housing boom has no end in sight

    Tuesday August 21st, 2018 04:35:35 PM

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    What will your monthly mortgage payment be?

    Monday February 2nd, 2015 03:53:13 PM

    In the market for a new home? Or planning to refinance? Find out what your monthly payment will be.

    Looking for a home in Berlin or Budapest? Prepare to pay more

    Tuesday July 17th, 2018 11:28:00 AM

    Europe took 11 of the top 20 spots on a ranking of cities with the largest price increases in the first quarter, according to global property agency Knight Frank.

    Zillow buys a mortgage lender and the stock tanks

    Tuesday August 7th, 2018 04:55:43 PM

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