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    Townhouse Construction Surges

    Thursday August 16th, 2018 05:27:15 PM
    Robert Dietz

    According to NAHB analysis of the most recent Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, townhouse construction posted significant gains during the second quarter of 2018. Townhouse construction is set for further expansion given the demographics of renters entering the for-sale market, as well as ongoing land constraints and the growth of demand for walkable neighborhoods. Over the… Read More ›

    Flat Conditions for Housing Starts

    Thursday August 16th, 2018 02:04:16 PM
    Robert Dietz

    Total housing starts posted a slight increase in July as markets face headwinds in the form of rising construction costs and growing affordability concerns. Total housing starts increased 0.9% in July and are 6.2% higher for 2018 on a year-to-date basis, according to the joint data release from the Census Bureau and HUD. The pace of single-family starts was roughly… Read More ›

    Builder Confidence Remains Firm in August

    Wednesday August 15th, 2018 02:02:24 PM
    Robert Dietz

    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). Builders continue to report strong demand for new housing, fueled by steady job and income growth along with rising household formations. However, they are increasingly focused on growing affordability… Read More ›

    Most Buyers Actively Searching for a Home Have Been Looking for 3+ Months

    Tuesday August 14th, 2018 02:15:57 PM
    Rose Quint

    The Housing Trends Report (HTR) is a research product created by NAHB’s Economics team to track prospective home buyers’ perceptions about the availability and affordability of homes for-sale in their markets.  Results are based on national polls conducted by Morning Consult, but are not seasonally adjusted due to the short time horizon of the series, and therefore caution is advised… Read More ›

    FHA-Backed Loans Accounted For The Majority Of All Non-Conventional Financing In 2017

    Monday August 13th, 2018 01:00:21 PM
    Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington

    NAHB analysis of the 2017 Census Bureau Survey of Construction (SOC) data shows that, nationwide, the share of non-conventional financing in 2017 accounted for less than a third of the market, at 30.8%. The reliance on non-conventional forms of financing varied across the United States, with its share at 35.4% in the South Atlantic and West South Central divisions but… Read More ›



    CNN – Real Estate News

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

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

    Read full story for latest details.

    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.

    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.

    Zillow buys a mortgage lender and the stock tanks

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

    Real estate information site Zillow is no longer content to just be the place you go to in order to see what your house is worth. The company just bought a mortgage bank. But Wall Street is nervous about the move into home loans.

    Is Manhattan’s rental market finally cooling off?

    Wednesday June 20th, 2018 03:52:42 PM

    Rent prices in Manhattan are slowing down and landlords are offering concessions as inventory on the island grows.



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