Posts Tagged ‘housing’

“May Housing Starts Drop, But Home Builders Optimistic”

“Nationwide housing production fell by 6.5 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of just over 1 million units, according to new figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family housing starts dropped 5.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 625,000 units. Multifamily…

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“Housing Recovery Gains Momentum”

“With home prices and household formations rising and household balance sheets healing, the ongoing housing recovery is expected to gain momentum next year even as several challenges remain, according to economists who participated in the recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Fall 2013 Construction Forecast Webinar. “The cards are in play for a decent…

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“Record High 291 Housing Markets Listed as Improving in September”

“A total of 291 metropolitan areas across the country now qualify as improving housing markets, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for September, released today. This reflects a gain of 44 markets from August and marks the index’s highest level since it was initiated two years ago. The…

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