The Washington, D.C. Housing Market Improves, Looks to Ride Momentum into Spring

(Washington, D.C. – Jan. 25, 2010) Metrostudy’s year-end analysis of new housing data showed that the Washington, D.C. housing market is among the best-performing in the nation, said Kenneth Wenhold, director of Metrostudy’s Mid-Atlantic division, at the company’s quarterly housing industry briefing. The analysis indicated that home prices are finally ...

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Activity in the Twin Cities New-Home Market Begins to Pick Up

(Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – Feb. 2, 2010) “The Twin Cities new-home industry has hit a bottom in terms of activity, although a full market recovery cannot happen until the job market begins to improve,” said Ryan Jones, director of Metrostudy’s Twin Cities division. “The good news is that for the ...

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Bargains in Well-Located Coastal Markets Attract New Homebuyers

(Riverside, CA – Jan. 25, 2009) The new-home market is starting to come back in the Southern California Coastal region as buyers realize low prices and low interest rates, especially in areas close to employment centers, will not last forever, said Steve Johnson, director of Metrostudy’s Southern California division. The ...

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San Antonio New-Home Market Ready for Improvement

(San Antonio, TX – Jan. 27, 2010) Metrostudy’s prediction that the San Antonio housing market would bottom out in 2009 proved correct, as both starts and closings appear to have reached a floor, said Jack Inselmann, vice president of the U.S. Central Division of Metrostudy, a national housing market research ...

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New-Home Market Shows Signs of Turnaround

(Phoenix, AZ – Jan. 26, 2010) “After a four-and-a-half-year slide, the new-home market is now poised to follow in the footsteps of the existing-home market that began rebounding last summer,” said Ben Sage, director of Metrostudy’s Arizona division. Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm, conducts a count of ...

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New-Home Sales and Starts Increase in Houston Market

(Houston, TX – Feb. 3, 2009) “Houston’s new-home market has been the most resilient market in the nation and appears to be bottoming in terms of the volume of new-home sales,” said David Jarvis, director of Metrostudy’s Houston region. “Housing demand, represented by home closings, continued to outpace new-home starts ...

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Builders Await Economic Revival

(Central Valley, CA – Jan. 26, 2010) Central Valley homebuilders are likely to see the housing market reach a bottom in 2010, said Greg Gross, director of Metrostudy’s Central Valley division. Metrostudy, a national housing data and consulting firm, conducts a count of 100 percent of all new housing units ...

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Home Prices Stabilize in Inland Empire

(Riverside, CA – Jan. 27, 2010) Home prices, which were in free fall, have finally started to stabilize in the Inland Empire, said Steve Johnson, director of Metrostudy’s Southern California division.

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Home Starts Continue to Increase in South Florida

(West Palm Beach, FL – Feb. 2, 2010) Single-family housing starts in South Florida rose for the third consecutive calendar quarter, with detached homes accounting for most of the activity, said Bradley F. Hunter, who directs Metrostudy’s market research operations for the South Florida market. The area is comprised of ...

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