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Where Are the New Homes?

The Mortgage Corner

There is a surging demand for new home that builders find hard to meet. New-home sales fell in July to 571,000 units, though May and June totals were revised upward. 623 more words

Weekly Financial News

Housing Tortoise Still Moving A long

Back in 2013 when I attended the UCLA Anderson Housing Conference I saw unbridled enthusiasm for housing starts to reach 1,500,000 in a very short time. 565 more words

Economics

Single-Family Construction Exploding

Popular Economics Weekly

Starts on new houses climbed 3 percent in February to the second-highest level since 2007, reflecting pent-up demand in a steadily growing economy that builders are aiming to address. 501 more words

Weekly Financial News

Housing Starts Decline Due To Stronger Revisions

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that there were 1,246,000 housing starts recorded for  January.  Revisions for December were larger, pushing starts up to 1,279,000, resulting in a decline in the month to month comparison of -2.6% 335 more words

Economics

Birmingham Residential Sales Healthy in October

Birmingham Area MLS* Monthly Observations for October 2016

October saw a continuation of the pick up in dollar and unit sales over last year. Prices seem to be increasing. 543 more words

Monthly Comments

Housing Sales, Prices Continue Skyward

The Mortgage Corner

The S&P Case Shiller Home Price Index continues to soar, with Seattle and Portland existing-home prices up double digits in a year, while Dallas and Denver are up some 8 percent annually. 537 more words

Weekly Financial News