MetroNews

APRIL 17 2014

Austin Housing Market Starts 2014 Strong: New Home Starts & Vacant Developed Lots up in a Big Way

Metrostudy, a housing information and consulting firm, reported today that their quarterly survey of the Austin market revealed a 16% increase in new home starts from 1Q-13.  Metrostudy’s survey recorded 2,209 new detached home starts in the first quarter of 2014, a 16% increase from 1Q-13’s total. Austin builders started 9,668 new homes in the [...] » Read More

APRIL 16 2014

Digging Out from the Snow

Metrostudy’s latest research shows that new home sales have tracked slightly lower than the same period last year, but things are turning UP in so far in April, at least for some builders.  Shaking off the winter blues, consumers seem to be moving ahead with the purchase of new homes with more confidence.  Builders in [...] » Read More

MARCH 28 2014

March Madness in Houston’s New Housing Market

It’s time for March Madness in Houston, and I’m not talking about basketball.  The March Madness I’m referring to doesn’t require an advanced degree in bracketology, nor can it be streamed online at your desk (after hours, of course).  The March Madness I want to talk about is taking place in communities and subdivisions all [...] » Read More

OtherNews

APRIL 17 2014

Local Housing Data

Local housing market insights, delivered to you. Powered by Metrostudy , BUILDER Local Housing Data covers 366 MSAs and offers in-depth, localized, market-by-market housing insights, information, news and data. » Read More

APRIL 16 2014

Building The World's Tallest Modular Apartment Tower

The future of affordable housing is being snapped together in Brooklyn, one apartment at a time. » Read More

APRIL 11 2014

Related Topics

Housing demand from move-up buyers-buyers selling their current homes to purchase a more expensive property-is on the rise as home equity improves, giving these homeowners the financial incentive to buy again. HousingWire's Megan Hopkins reports on a key factor in housing's healing. » Read More

APRIL 9 2014

Rooftops on the rise in the SouthShore area

The region now finds itself positioned to be a growth leader in new-home building. » Read More

APRIL 4 2014

Spring Homebuyers Facing Sticker Shock

More potential buyers are out trolling the nation's neighborhoods for their dream homes. Unfortunately, they are finding little to look at and, even worse, they are finding higher prices than they expected. » Read More

NAHBNews

APRIL 16 2014
Media Advisory: NAHB to Host its Spring Construction Forecast Webinar Next Week


APRIL 16 2014
Housing Starts Rise 2.8 Percent in March


APRIL 15 2014
Builder Confidence Holds Steady in April


APRIL 9 2014
NAHB Reveals Most Popular Features Found in New Homes


APRIL 8 2014
NAHB Seeks to Honor the Nation?s Best Apartments and Condos