National Outlook

TOP 10 TAKE-AWAYS FROM THE 2018 HOUSING LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Here’s some observations from home building’s thought leaders, in case you missed the event. By John McManus A theme that ran through our program for the just-concluded Housing Leadership Summit this year was Collaborate to Accelerate. Meaning that, to grow, to keep pace with the fast-moving dynamics of externals, fundamentals, and Black Swan type play of unpredictable forces in today’s housing ma …

Remodeling Activity, Already a Record-Setter, Will Grow Even More in 2018, RRI Finds

Index as of 1Q18 up 5.2% over year earlier; good times forecast for 2019, too. By Craig Webb Metrostudy Big-ticket remodeling activity, already enjoying record economic conditions, is growing at its fastest pace in four years and should rise 5.1% this year alone, Metrostudy said today as it released its latest Residential Remodeling Index (RRI). The RRI as of the first quarter of 2018 stood as 112 …

WEBCAST: 2Q18 – National Housing Outlook and Texas Metros Round Table

On May 17  Metrostudy’s Chief Economist, Mark Boud, presented his outlook for 2018 followed by the Texas Regional Directors sharing their expertise and outlook for these hot metros: Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Houston. In case you missed this information packed presentation, we’re pleased to share the recording from this recent virtual event. This is a can’t miss recording for anyon …

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Local View

John Covert Presents Denver Housing Market Outlook at 5280 Home Lunch and Learn

Metrostudy Denver’s Senior Director, John Covert, spoke at the 5280 Home Lunch and Learn on June 12 alongside Abram Sloss, the Executive Director of the Colorado Small Business Development Center. The event, which was held at the Building Appliance Center, offered insights into small business in Denver’s current climate.   Covert provided perspective into the Denver Housing market, presenting …

Regional Director John Mulville Speaks at the Southern California Appraisal Institute’s Market Trends Seminar

Metrostudy’s Inland Empire Regional Director, John Mulville, spoke at the Southern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute on June 7, 2018. The event, which was the 21st Annual Market Trends Seminar, drew a large crowd. Mulville focused particularly on new home sales in the Inland Empire region of Southern California, and offered attendees, made up of real estates professionals, insight into …

Metrostudy’s David Brown Speaks at Zillow Group’s New Construction Summit

           Metrostudy’s Senior Vice President, David Brown, spoke on June 6th at Zillow Group’s New Construction Summit, which was held in Minneapolis, MN. The event provided a excellent chance to better understand the National Housing Market as well as the direction the industry is headed towards in the local Twin Cities market. After Jake Scherrer did a great job in plotting out the new directio …

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