AUGUST 3 2015

NORTHERN VIRGINIA 2Q15 HOUSING: 2015 Proving to be Another Disappointing Year for Homebuilders; Gradual Slowdown Seen in Northern Virginia

New Home Starts in Northern Virginia are down 10% YoY through 2Q15; Growth is spread unevenly across the counties: starts in Loudoun County are down 20% while starts in Prince William County are up 6%. Our Fairfax market area, which includes Arlington and Alexandria, is also up 6%, but annual starts in Stafford County are […] » Read More

JULY 17 2015

Builders Expect Steady Increase in Starts in Next 12 to 24 Months

Housing starts rose 9.8% in June, driven by the continued upswing in apartment construction (up 28.6%, and remaining volatile). Single-family construction remained fairly flat (down 0.9%) by comparison. That said, builders are clearly expecting a steady increase in starts in the next 12 to 24 months, based upon the investments that are being made in […] » Read More

JUNE 16 2015

Don’t Be Misled by the “Drop” in Housing Starts: Some Markets are Showing Large Increases in Homebuilding

June 16, 2015 – The government’s June report on housing starts showed an 11.1% decline, but that was on the heels of an incredibly strong report the previous month.    We at Metrostudy have just completed another complete count of builder activity and new-home supply in markets all around the nation, and it provides strong […] » Read More


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 » 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 » 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


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