MetroNews

OCTOBER 21 2014

Three important takeaways from ULI Fall Meeting

Metrostudy’s Brad Hunter will be attending the ULI Fall Meeting and here are 3 important takeaways he thinks every attendee should take note of! 1) Housing starts are only going to be up 2% or so for 2014. Is 2015 the year that housing “starts” will take off? 2) How will “denser suburbs” help to address […] » Read More

OCTOBER 17 2014

Top 4 Obstacles and Boosters for New Home Construction

Housing starts rose by 6.3% in September, which places activity 17.8% above September of last year, according to the government report just released at 8:30. Read full article on Builder » Read More

OCTOBER 6 2014

Top five things to learn at the Land and Homebuilding Conference.

 - With land and lot prices having shot up,  are there any bargains left, and where should you look for them? - What are the risks that the large builders will overdo it again this time around?   How can one protect oneself from the damage? - How can the market due diligence process be sped […] » Read More

OtherNews

OCTOBER 19 2014

Suburban Chicago homebuilders talking about land again

Dirt is starting to catch the attention of suburban homebuilders again. » Read More

OCTOBER 19 2014

Interest in Lakewood defects measure intensifies across Denver metro

Metro communities from Lone Tree to Brighton say they are ready to take a hard look at modifying Colorado's law on builder defects, which they blame for hampering new condominium construction amid the buildout of the region's 122-mile commuter-rail system. » Read More

OCTOBER 17 2014

From Gardens north: Buy fast — or bye-bye

Housing inventory was so starved last year in parts of northern Palm Beach County, Realtors knocked on doors in popular neighborhoods — mortgage pre-approvals in hand — trying to entice owners to sell. » Read More

OCTOBER 16 2014

Starter homes: How and where to find them

First-time homebuyers might well wonder: Where are all the starter houses? Indeed, such properties can seem scarce in many housing markets. » Read More

OCTOBER 15 2014

260,000 Baby Boomers Might Not Be Able to Find a New Home

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-Fort Worth ranks as the number one metropolitan area with the highest housing gap for baby boomers, according to a recent study by Epcon Franchising (Epcon). The study concluded that there is an expected volume growth for baby boomer housing in certain U.S. Epcon commissioned Metrostudy to conduct research on homebuyers and found that there is ... » Read More

NAHBNews

OCTOBER 24 2014
New-Home Sales Edge Up 0.2 Percent from Revised Down August Rate


OCTOBER 24 2014
Maryland Remodeler Named NAHB Remodeler of the Year


OCTOBER 23 2014
Remodeling Market Index Reclaims All-Time High


OCTOBER 23 2014
Media Advisory: NAHB to Host its Fall Construction Forecast Webinar Next Week


OCTOBER 21 2014
Statement from NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly on New Mortgage Market Standards