Lennar & CalAtlantic Post-Merger Lot Position Snapshot


Last month, Lennar and CalAtlantic, the second and fifth largest homebuilders in the U.S. announced their intention to merge. As we reported, the combined entity will be the number one homebuilder in the country based on revenue ($17B in 2016 revenues, according to our Builder 100 data), a tight number two to ...

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3Q17 National Housing Outlook Infographic

Housing Outlook 3Q17 Infographic

This infographic provides a quick snapshot of the national housing outlook information shared by Mark Boud, Metrostudy Chief Economist,  in our recent Housing Webcast – you view the recorded session for free. View the Webcast. Nationwide, Boud is calling for , Is land in your market-over- or under-valued? Should you be buying, ...

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Insight Summer 2017 Release is Here

We are pleased to announce the latest release of our Insight mobile web app. In this release you will find: On point results. Focus on the new construction activity that matters to you. New subdivision filters. Refine your research, including vacant lots, total lots, and annual closing volume. New report viewer. ...

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The State of New Home Affordability – Q1 2017


As a national statistic, the recovery of home values from the Great Recession is complete.  In April 2017, Zillow reports that the median home value was $198,000; up 7.3% YOY, beating the value at the height of the market in 2007 by $2,000. Home sales also reflect the new paradigm. ...

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2017 Local Market Leaders – Top Builders Nationwide


Chart of the Month Drawing on Metrostudy’s research data, BUILDER recently released its 2017 Local Leaders listing, revealing the top 50 local markets for new home construction based on 2016 closings. For each market, the top 10 builders in that market based on closings are available. Below is a rolled up ...

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Builder Market Share Snapshot – December 2016


The impact of the Great Recession and M&A activity has had a marked impact on builder market share around the country. Public builder consolidation has changed the face of construction in some markets, while in others, such as Houston, we find a high volume of activity sourced to private regional ...

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2016 Best New Home Markets Infographic

2016 Best New Home Markets Index Heat Map

In August, Metrostudy evaluated the 100 largest new home markets and ranked them on our assessment of their outlook in 2016, considering both current year performance, anticipated growth in new sales, as well as economic health. Metrostudy performs this analysis and reports on national and local market trends every quarter ...

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Insight Summer 2016 Release Features School Data and More

We’re thrilled to announce the latest release of our Insight mobile web app! Here’s a rundown of the highlights of what you’ll find in this release. Login to your Insight account to experience these features for yourself! (Don’t have an account? Contact us to learn how you can become a member and get ...

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The Baby Boom Opportunity Infographic

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10,000 Baby Boomers are retiring everyday. Boomers range people in their early 50s with children still in the home (19.2%) to those already in retirement. The life stage transition for this generation is already underway and sales of “forever” homes will pick up in pace as the generation ages into ...

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