MetroNews

MAY 26 2015

Homeownership Still Correcting: An Analysis by Age Group

We are in the strongest period of renter growth going back to the 1960s, when the Census began tracking rent vs. own. Each of the three younger age segments have experienced a shrinking number of home-owning households, totaling a decline of 6.85 million over the last ten years. The 55 to 64 group is unique in […] » Read More

MAY 20 2015

Philadelphia Market 1Q15: 2015 Off to a Slow Start; Market is Constrained by Limited Land and Lot Availability

1Q15 New Home Starts in the Philadelphia region are down 11.6% YoY; starts in the Philadelphia MSA are down 21.7% YoY. New subdivisions that became active in the past year are moving at a exceptionally faster pace than old legacy subdivisions Overall, the region is capped by the limited supply of high valued land while […] » Read More

MAY 20 2015

Northern New Jersey/New York Suburbs 1Q15: Demographics are Driving the Market: Retirees go Central while Millennials Look to Rent, not buy

New home starts in 1Q15 were up 11.5% from 4Q14, but down 14.8% from 1Q14 Median closing prices for single-family homes stand at $452k, down 4.4% YoY, even as condo sales prices have risen 30% in the same period. We have seen a 11.9% rise in lot deliveries, an encouraging sign for new home starts […] » Read More

OtherNews

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 http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12646300.htm » 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 http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12646110.htm » 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

NAHBNews

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