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    Continued Gains for November Single-Family Permits

    Tuesday January 19th, 2021 02:00:48 PM
    Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington

    Over the first eleven months of 2020, total single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 888,217. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is an 12.2% increase over the November 2019 level of 791,452. Year-to-date ending in November, single-family permits across the four regions ranged from an increase of 14.4% in the South to an increase of 8.0% in the Northeast…. Read More ›

    U.S. Population Growth Slows: Many States See Decline

    Monday January 18th, 2021 02:00:11 PM
    Litic Murali

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Annual Resident Population of the United States as of July 1, 2020 was estimated at 329.5 million, increasing by 1.2 million from the previous year. In 2020, the Census estimated a growth rate of 0.35% on a national level, making the fifth consecutive year of a decline for the population growth rate. In… Read More ›

    Led by Lumber, Building Materials Prices Climb 5.4% in 2020

    Friday January 15th, 2021 07:19:15 PM
    David Logan

    Prices paid for goods used in residential construction ex-energy rose 0.7% in December (not seasonally adjusted) and ended the year 5.4% higher than they stood in December 2019, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Building materials (i.e., inputs to residential construction less food and energy) prices declined just twice over the… Read More ›

    Operation Costs per Dollar Value Lower for New Homes

    Friday January 15th, 2021 07:02:53 PM
    Natalia Siniavskaia

    New NAHB research based on the latest 2019 American Housing Survey (AHS) shows that, on average, homeowners spend around $9,240 per year to operate and maintain a single-family detached home. This includes property taxes, insurance, maintenance and utilities, with property taxes being the costliest component. Annual operating costs increase consistently with household income, home size and value. When measured as… Read More ›

    Jobless Claims Jump to 965,000

    Thursday January 14th, 2021 03:57:22 PM
    Jing Fu

    During the week ending January 9, weekly initial jobless claims soared to 965,000, the highest level since mid-August 2020. Continuing claims, which lag initial jobless claims by one week, rose by 199,000 in the week ending January 2. The labor market is struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic as many states tighten business restrictions amid the resurgence of the… Read More ›



    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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