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    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 ›

    Declining New Home Size Trend Continues

    Friday November 17th, 2017 04:58:58 PM
    Robert Dietz

    After increasing and leveling off in recent years, new single-family home size continued along a general trend of decreasing size during the third quarter of 2017. This change marks a reversal of the trend that had been in place as builders focused on the higher end of the market during the recovery. As the entry-level market expands, NAHB expects typical new home size… Read More ›

    Housing Starts Rise in October

    Friday November 17th, 2017 02:51:03 PM
    Robert Dietz

    Total housing starts increased in October, with solid readings from the single-family sector. Total starts increased 13.7% to a 1.29 million seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to the joint data release from the Census Bureau and HUD. A jump in multifamily construction also increased the headline rate. Single-family starts increased for the month, rising to an 877,000 seasonally adjusted rate in… Read More ›

    Home Features that Use Water

    Thursday November 16th, 2017 06:54:17 PM
    Paul Emrath

    Almost exactly half of residential water use consists of water used outside the home (e.g., for watering lawns), according to a recent NAHB study.  Indoors, the biggest users of water are toilets, followed by showers, faucets, clothes washers and leaks. These results of the NAHB are based on data that became available in 2016 in the form of Residential End Uses of… Read More ›

    Builder Confidence Climbs to 8-Month High in November

    Thursday November 16th, 2017 03:02:23 PM
    Robert Dietz

    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in November on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This was the highest report since March. Despite the increase, builders continue to face supply-side constraints, such as lot and labor shortages and ongoing building material price increases. Nonetheless, demand for single-family housing is… 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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