MetroNews

FEBRUARY 25 2015

Single-Family New Home Sales Up Year-Over-Year in January

Sales of new single-family houses in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. This is 0.2% below the revised December rate of 482,000, but is 5.3 percent above the January 2014 estimate of 457,000. Metrostudy’s Brad Hunter breaks down sales expectations for […] » Read More

FEBRUARY 25 2015

In Tepid Housing Market, Builders Cater to Desires of Well-Off

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. — Lisa Gray spent a few months searching for a home that would span the generations, one where her two sons would want to bring friends throughout their teenage years and that her aging parents could navigate with ease. She settled on a two-story house here tailored to include a game room […] » Read More

FEBRUARY 24 2015

Atlanta Jobs Move Housing Closer To Full Recovery

The Atlanta region is showing strong job growth and strong levels of single-family home permits Annual Single Family Home Starts are up 15% in North Atlanta, and up 28% in South Atlanta Inventory Levels are low, and the difficulty of finding a replacement home is keeping many people from listing their existing home. February 2015: […] » Read More

OtherNews

FEBRUARY 26 2015

Last Year Saw Pivot In New-Home Sizes

The median size of newly built homes in the U.S. declined for the third straight quarter, hinting at the return of the entry-level buyer. » Read More

FEBRUARY 18 2015

Strength in January New-Home Sales Bodes Well for Spring

One of the latest reports to indicate a strong start to the spring season is the monthly survey of home builders conducted by housing research firm Zelman Associates. » Read More

FEBRUARY 13 2015

Toll Brothers nearly sold out at Azura home development near Boca Raton

Toll Brothers is winding down sales at Azura, an 85-home development near Boca Raton that it took over in 2010. » Read More

FEBRUARY 12 2015

Orlando home builders shift focus to upper-end houses

Buyers interested in purchasing affordable new homes have far fewer selections than they did just a few years ago, a new study shows. » Read More

FEBRUARY 11 2015

Construction-defects reform bill introduced in Colorado Senate

State lawmakers concerned about the slow pace of condominium construction in Colorado unveiled a bill Tuesday that would make it more difficult for homeowners to sue over faulty construction. » Read More

NAHBNews

FEBRUARY 26 2015
Developers? Sentiment About Multifamily Market Holds Steady in the Fourth Quarter


FEBRUARY 25 2015
Carole Jones Inducted as the 2015 NAHB Professional Women in Building Council Chair


FEBRUARY 25 2015
New Home Sales Hold Steady in January


FEBRUARY 23 2015
New NAHB Publication Provides Builders with the Tools to Accurately Forecast Cash Flow


FEBRUARY 20 2015
Statement from NAHB Chairman Tom Woods on Latest Earnings Report from Fannie Mae