MetroNews

AUGUST 26 2015

San Francisco Bay Area 2Q15: Entering Uncharted Territory – With Demand and Prices Rising, the Region Still Faces a Lot Shortage

Annualized new home starts through 2Q15 are down 4% over 2Q14 levels Starts Activity is concentrated in the higher price ranges – 25% of new home starts are priced over $1 million With prices at or above peak pricing, potential buyers may decide to rent: still, the average apartment rental rate has increased 61% since […] » Read More

AUGUST 24 2015

Las Vegas 2Q15: With Lot Supply at Record Low Levels, Rising Prices are forcing First Time Buyers Out of the Market

Quarterly starts are 22% higher compared to 2Q14 as builders remain confident in the market. Production under $200K represents only 4% of all housing starts for the quarter compared to 2Q14 when 13% were under $200K. Our median “offer to build” price for all Single Family Detached active projects is $307K – 9.6% higher than […] » Read More

AUGUST 24 2015

Rio Grande Valley 2Q15: The Recovery Continues – Job Growth will be Key to Future Market Strength

The Annual Starts rate through 2Q15 stands at 1,745, down 2% from 2Q14 New Home Inventory Continues to Decline and is at the lowest level in a decade The recovery continues in the Rio Grande Valley and job growth will be the most important factor as to how much this market can improve over the […] » 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