MetroNews

MARCH 2 2015

Relieved Builders Say Goodbye to Lackluster 2014 and Hello to Consumer Segmentation in 2015

Despite high expectations, 2014 New Home Starts were down 14% from 2013 Affordability is a concern as new communities come on line at higher prices; it is not clear if condos and infill will be the affordable solution but the market should be watched Builders should not expect much organic growth through the market and […] » Read More

MARCH 2 2015

The Double Edged Sword of Tight Supply

Despite a slowdown in 2014, the Salt Lake City housing market remains one of the healthiest in the country The supply of resale homes is at the lowest level seen in the market since prior to the recession Tight supply is a double edged sword – even as it pushes buyers into the new home […] » Read More

MARCH 2 2015

Signs of Stabilization as Market Finishes 2014 Down

New Home Starts in the Boise market for 2014 are down 15% from 2013 Lack of lot inventory in Ada County is holding back production for the region as a whole. We expect loosened lending requirements in 2015 that could provide a new surge of activity in the housing market March 2015: Metrostudy’s 4Q14 survey […] » Read More

OtherNews

APRIL 13 2015

Metrostudy Hires Danny Ware to Lead Business Development in Houston and Louisiana

Sales Executive Will Drive New Revenue Growth for Nation's Leading Housing Data Firm (PRWeb April 13, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12646300.htm » Read More

APRIL 10 2015

Like magic, housing glut vanishes around Harry Potter theme park

Foreclosed homes in Orlando, Fla., made up about 29 percent of sales in February and 34 percent in January, the two highest levels since 2011. » Read More

APRIL 10 2015

Metrostudy Appoints Robb Coltrin to Lead Eastern U.S. Sales

Building Industry Executive Will Also Oversee Consulting (PRWeb April 10, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12646110.htm » Read More

APRIL 9 2015

Harry Potter magic helps Orlando foreclosure glut vanish

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Universal Orlando Resort seems a world away from the nearby Florida neighborhood nicknamed “Crime Hills.” But magic is spreading. Where foreclosed homes once ... » Read More

MARCH 27 2015

New-home opportunities available for buyers willing to wait

Caution on the builders? part means there may be few move-in-ready options this spring. » Read More

NAHBNews

MAY 6 2015
NAHB Selects Professional Builder as Official Media Partner for The New American Home


MAY 6 2015
Housing Recovery Continues at Gradual Pace


MAY 1 2015
Senate Bill Would Halt EPA?s Proposed Water Rule


MAY 1 2015
NAHB Testifies Before House and Senate in Support of Cost-Effective Energy Legislation


APRIL 30 2015
Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Remains Positive in the First Quarter