MetroNews

APRIL 23 2014

New Home Sales Will March to New Highs Soon

The Commerce Department will report the first preliminary read on New Home Sales for March tomorrow.  Economists are expecting an increase in March of just over 2 percent from the 440,000 annualized pace reported initially for February last month.  We often poke fun at the monthly numbers, as the survey methodology behind the metrics often [...] » Read More

APRIL 22 2014

When Less Is Better

We can almost hit replay on our March analysis, but it is worth repeating with updated data so the point we originally made can really sink in: the existing home market is indeed getting stronger but you need to get used to stronger equating to fewer but better sales. Economists were expecting another slight decline in [...] » Read More

APRIL 21 2014

Metrostudy’s Hunter Says Housing Starts ‘Way Off’ (Audio)

Brad Hunter, chief economist at Metrostudy in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, says U.S. housing starts in March were “pretty flat” and “way, way off what would be normal.” Hunter talks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.” This was a great interview with so many topics covered! Listen Here » Read More

OtherNews

APRIL 23 2014

Real Estate Industry Headliners To Speak at NAREE’s Houston Conference in June

Global real estate developer Gerald Hines, Hugh Kelly, chair of the Counselors of Real Estate, and ULI healthy communities expert Rachel MacCleery will join leading economists and » Read More

APRIL 22 2014

New homes planned for former Tamarac golf course

Central Parc priced in the low- to mid-$200,000s The former Sabal Palm golf course in Tamarac — a site tied to a public corruption scandal — will soon sprout 253 single-family homes in a development called Central Parc. » Read More

APRIL 20 2014

Southwest Florida real estate briefs

Local WCR chapter to meet » Read More

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

Lego High-Rise: World's Tallest Modular Apartment Tower Getting Snapped Together In Brooklyn

Inside a warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard steel beams and flat metal sheeting rest atop a workbench. A diagram--which looks an awful lot like furniture assembly instructions--spells out where each beam and metal screw belongs. On it someone has carefully checked off each component, one by one. » Read More

NAHBNews

APRIL 23 2014
New-Home Sales Down in March


APRIL 22 2014
New NAHB Publication Shows Builders How to Sell More Homes With Strong Sales and Marketing Plans


APRIL 21 2014
Top 10 Tips from NAHB Remodelers to Prepare Your Home for Spring after Severe Winter


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