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    Slight Gains for Custom Home Building

    Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 01:45:10 PM
    Robert Dietz

    NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates ongoing expansion of the volume of custom home building but slight declines in terms of overall market share. Over the last four quarter period, ending with the third quarter of 2017, there were 173,000 total custom single-family home starts, an increase of more than… Read More ›

    Existing Sales Up 2.0% in October

    Tuesday November 21st, 2017 04:22:43 PM
    Stephen Melman

    October existing sales increased 2.0%, and the first-time buyer share increased to 32% of sales. The National Association of Realtors projected that Texas and Florida sales are now expected to completely bounce back by the end of the year from declines due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Some 47% of homes sold last month were on the market less than… Read More ›

    Multifamily Developer Confidence Weakens in Third Quarter

    Tuesday November 21st, 2017 03:04:05 PM
    Carmel Ford

    The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Multifamily Production Index (MPI) dropped 10 points to 46 in the third quarter of 2017 (Figure 1). This quarter marks the lowest MPI reading since the second quarter of 2011. The MPI measures builder and developer sentiment about current conditions in the apartment and condominium market on a scale of 0 to 100…. Read More ›

    Townhouse Construction Growth Continues

    Tuesday November 21st, 2017 01:35:20 PM
    Robert Dietz

    According to NAHB analysis of the most recent Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, townhouse construction starts continue to post gains. Over the last four quarters ending with the third quarter of 2017, townhouse starts totaled 98,000, 4% higher than the four quarters prior. Townhouses, or single-family attached housing, represented 26,000 starts during the third quarter of 2017,… Read More ›

    Core Inflation Ticks Up

    Friday November 17th, 2017 07:00:35 PM
    Michael Neal

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that prices faced by urban consumers rose by 0.1 percent over the month of October, slowing down from the 0.5 percentage point increase in September and the 0.4 percentage point rise in August. Over the past year, headline CPI grew by 2.0 percent on a not seasonally adjusted basis, slower than then 2.2 percent… Read More ›



    CNN – Real Estate News

    Hurricanes could bring another disaster: Foreclosures

    Friday November 10th, 2017 04:02:40 PM

    Read full story for latest details.

    Who’s affected by the mortgage changes in the House tax bill

    Friday November 3rd, 2017 08:24:26 PM

    The Republican tax bill proposes capping the mortgage interest deduction at $500,000. That’s bad news for these home buyers.

    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.

    Aston Martin is getting into… luxury real estate?!

    Thursday October 19th, 2017 04:28:48 PM

    Aston Martin is getting into the real estate business with a new 66-story residential tower in Miami.

    How to buy your first home

    Thursday October 12th, 2017 03:33:25 PM

    Buying a home is one of the most — if not the most — significant purchases of your adult life. So, you’ll want to make sure you’re really ready.



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