MetroNews

JANUARY 30 2015

Top Cities for Unmet Boomer Housing Demand

These 10 metro areas are expected to have a significant housing gap for baby boomers According to a new study released this week from Epcon Franchising and Metrostudy, 10 metro areas are expected to have a significant housing gap for baby boomers. Active-adult consumers dominate future new-home demand. A total of 52 percent of new-home buyers […] » Read More

DECEMBER 16 2014

A Sluggish Finish for 2014: Housing Starts

  Housing starts fell 1.6% from October and 7.0% from November 2013 with a decrease in single-family starts of 5.4%, according to today’s release from the Census. There was no evidence of a strong pickup in home construction in the final months of 2014. According to the Census Bureau data released this morning, housing starts […] » Read More

DECEMBER 12 2014

The Rosy Affordability Picture Cannot Last Forever

  Annual new home starts are up 9.4% YoY; only lot supply constraints are stopping builders from ramping up more quickly Housing Starts are at their strongest since 3Q08 Builder bottlenecks are causing strong appreciation in home values; with rental rates rising buyers have little choice but to pay higher prices December 2014:  The Houston […] » Read More

OtherNews

JANUARY 29 2015

Two-Tier Economy Reshapes U.S. Marketplace

The Wall Street Journal. WOODINVILLE, Wash.—Five years ago, Quadrant Homes churned out starter houses in the Seattle area with an average sales price of $269,000 and the marketing slogan, “More House, Less Money.” » Read More

JANUARY 28 2015

How a Two-Tier Economy Is Reshaping the U.S. Marketplace

How a Two-Tier Economy Is Reshaping the U.S. Marketplace » Read More

JANUARY 27 2015

Bloomberg the Company

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. » Read More

JANUARY 20 2015

Twin Cities home builders see signs of life in high-end housing

"Move-up" buyers are starting to look for more expensive homes, observers say, though the long term trend among young buyers remains a concern. » Read More

JANUARY 18 2015

Condos make a cautious comeback in Denver metro area

Ever so slowly, developers are moving forward on a new wave of condo construction in the metro area — but they are treading like soldiers crossing a minefield. » Read More

NAHBNews

JANUARY 27 2015
New Home Sales Rise 11.6 Percent in December


JANUARY 26 2015
Millennials Seek Smaller Houses, But Won?t Sacrifice Details, Panelists Say


JANUARY 23 2015
125,000 Attend 2015 International Builders? Show?, Design & Construction Week?


JANUARY 22 2015
NAHB Announces Best of IBS Product Winners at 2015 International Builders? Show


JANUARY 22 2015
NAHB Professional Women in Building Names Darylene Dennon as Woman of the Year