Economics



Home Building Acceleration Hints at Momentum in U.S. Economy
News
May 20, 2015

Economists still divided on how upbeat the housing market should be about last month’s housing start numbers

Image of a road--employees are traveling farther to get to work, study finds.
Features
May 18, 2015

As commuting distance grows, nearby housing affordability does not, studies find

Fund Managers Bet on Suburbs as Millennials Start to Settle Down

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News
May 06, 2015

Once notorious for shunning the 'burbs, Millennial demand for suburban homes is growing

Hot Market Won’t Last For Long
News
May 05, 2015

Past trends show that a spike in rates can greatly affect demand for homes

Illustration of housing market's cyclical ups and downs
Features
May 10, 2015

Economists and home builders agree that the short-term future looks smooth. So, is now the time to prepare for the next bumpy ride? 

Several builders argue that a moratorium on new construction will result in more harm than good
News
April 27, 2015

Several builders argue that a moratorium on new construction will result in more harm than good

NAHB Spring Forecast: Builders Have a Lot of Catching Up to Do
News
April 23, 2015

NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe predicts housing starts will increase 9 percent to finish the year at 704,000 homes and jump 39 percent in 2016 to 977,000.

Housing Experts Say to Break from Stagnation, Regulatory Reform is Needed

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News
April 22, 2015

What do housing experts think is needed for the housing market to fully recover?

Low Interest Rates Aren’t Here to Stay
News
April 14, 2015

What happens next after the federal funds rate increases?

Experts Forecast that the Housing Market will Perk Up
News
April 13, 2015

Factors include an increase in household formation rate

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