Economics



Joint Center for Housing report assesses state of the nation's housing
News
June 24, 2015

Ownership at 25-year low; demand for rental housing remains strong

News
June 23, 2015

One expert says activity from first-time buyers is crucial to avoid the market from slowing down too much later this year

KB Home Sold to More First-Time Buyers

A KB Home community in Antioch, Calif. (Rendering courtesy of KB Home via kbhome.com)

News
June 22, 2015

There is cause for optimism, though Wall Street Journal real estate reporter Kris Hudson says a "heavily muted" one.

Home Prices Today Are on Stable Ground
News
June 18, 2015

Housing market prices are in a comfortable balance, experts say

High Price of Land means Low Construction Starts
News
June 17, 2015

Builders have to pay more for land, which means building bigger, more expensive homes is a safer bet to break even

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News
June 12, 2015

Construction isn’t pulling the country out of recessions anymore

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News
June 10, 2015

A majority of Americans are pessimistic about buying a home

Denver Builders Scramble to Meet Demand

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News
June 09, 2015

Only 8,000 permits were pulled last year, compared to 13,000 in 1994

Homeownership Rate Will Decline Further as Demographics Shift
News
June 08, 2015

Rising rents, mounting student debt, and a shift in demographics contribute to the U.S. homeownership rate’s continuing decline

Zillow: Atlanta No. 1 With a Good Job Market and Affordable Housing
News
June 02, 2015

Job creation in affordable Atlanta has landed The Big Peach in Zillow’s sweet spot

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