MetroNews

JULY 30 2014

South Florida Housing Market Metrostudy 2Q14 Survey Results: Despite Regional Constraints, Steady Demand Creates Pricing Pressure

July 2014: Metrostudy’s 2Q14 survey of the South Florida housing market showed growth constrained by land availability, labor supply, and the cumulative impact of price increases.  While 2Q14 starts increased 22% to 1,996 over 1Q14’s levels, the annual pace dipped slightly to 6,848 as compared to the last quarter.  The annual rate is 5% higher […] » Read More

JULY 29 2014

Metrostudy Appoints Scott Davis Regional Director, Houston Market

Washington, D.C. – July 29, 2014 Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, announced today the appointment of Scott Davis as regional director for Metrostudy’s Houston market. Davis joins Metrostudy with over 15 years of residential and commercial real estate industry experience in the Houston area. He has held senior level positions in acquisitions and dispositions across […] » Read More

JULY 29 2014

Metrostudy’s Brad Hunter Sees ‘Nice’ Increase in Housing

Brad Hunter, chief economist of housing-research firm Metrostudy in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, says data collected by his company “flies in the face” of government statistics that showed weak housing starts in the second quarter. Hunter talks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Listen Here » Read More

OtherNews

JULY 31 2014

Dallas-Fort Worth Home Market Rebounds Through Second Quarter of 2014

Prudential Texas Properties reports the increasingly positive outlook for the housing market in Dallas-Fort Worth with gains in sectors such as new home starts and new and existing home sales through the month of June. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/dfwhomemarketrebounds/2014/prweb12056649.htm » Read More

JULY 29 2014

New Lenox ranks high in housing starts

NEW LENOX – Residential development in New Lenox continues to show strength, with the village ranking high in a Metrostudy ranking of housing starts. » Read More

JULY 29 2014

Dallas-area home-price gains in May smallest since last summer

The prices rose 8.6 percent from a year earlier, and nationwide prices were up 9.3 percent, according to the SandP/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. » Read More

JULY 29 2014

Metrostudy Appoints Scott Davis Regional Director, Houston Market

Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, announced today the appointment of Scott Davis as regional director for Metrostudy’s Houston's market. (PRWeb July 29, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12056441.htm » Read More

JULY 29 2014

North Texas home remodels rise along with hot housing market

DALLAS -- The remodeling business in North Texas is going "through the roof" says Sandy Tabacinic, owner of Homecorp. “It’s absolutely insane. It is the highest amount of projects I have had in years," she said. "In the nine years I have been doing this, never this much.” Some homeowners are opting for a do-over to modernize their places so they can sell them for more money. Others would like a ... » Read More

NAHBNews

JULY 30 2014
NAHB Revamps its Green Awards for 2014


JULY 24 2014
New-Home Sales Down 8.1 Percent in June


JULY 24 2014
Remodeler Confidence Regains Momentum


JULY 18 2014
NAHB Chairman Participates in White House Event Honoring 80th Anniversary of FHA


JULY 17 2014
South Pushes Nationwide Housing Starts Down 9.3 Percent in June