Economics



CoreLogic Home Price Index, HPI, February, monthly increase, distressed sales

CoreLogic Home Price Index, HPI, February, monthly increase, distressed sales

News
April 06, 2012

The latest release of CoreLogic’s Home Price Index (HPI) showed that, excluding distressed sales, month-over-month prices increased 0.7 percent in February from January.

Wells Fargo, NAHB, forecast, housing, consumer confidence, home prices, increase

Wells Fargo, NAHB, forecast, housing, consumer confidence, home prices, increase

News
April 04, 2012

Wells Fargo has upgraded its outlook on the housing market in its April forecast, thanks to modest upswings in consumer confidence and home prices nationwide.

Toll Brothers, high-end home builders, new home sales, home prices, increases

Toll Brothers, high-end home builders, new home sales, home prices, increases

News
March 30, 2012

Toll Brothers CEO Douglas Yearley told CNBC this week the company was having its “best spring in five years,” just one sign the high-end housing market is starting to recover, according to Calculated Risk.

Case-Shiller, S&P, January, home price index, composite, return rates

Case-Shiller, S&P, January, home price index, composite, return rates

News
March 28, 2012

The latest release of S&P’s Case-Shiller indices found that home prices rose in Miami, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C., in January, according to HousingWire. In addition, 10 markets were able to marginally improve their annual return rates from the previous month. On the whole, however, home prices did go down for the month.

Pending Home Sales Index, PHSI, NAR, realtors, February 2012, home buying

Pending Home Sales Index, PHSI, NAR, realtors, February 2012, home buying

News
March 27, 2012

Pending home sales remained notably above the pattern in the first half of last year, but were down slightly from the previous month , according to the National Association of Realtors.

Category management for builders: bid less, save more

Category management for builders: bid less, save more

Features
March 23, 2012

By adopting the principles of category management, builders can greatly

simplify the bidding process and achieve considerable savings.

New home sales, February 2012, Census Bureau, HUD, decrease

New home sales, February 2012, Census Bureau, HUD, decrease

News
March 23, 2012

New home sales figures for February, released today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), indicated 313,000 new homes were sold for the month.

FHFA, Home Price Index, HPI, fourth quarter 2011, decline

FHFA, Home Price Index, HPI, fourth quarter 2011, decline

News
March 22, 2012

U.S. house prices fell modestly in the fourth quarter of 2011 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) seasonally adjusted purchase-only house price index (HPI).

existing home sales, NAR, February, regional, national, transactions

existing home sales, NAR, February, regional, national, transactions

News
March 21, 2012

February existing-home sales declined from an upwardly revised January pace but are well above a year ago, while the median price posted a slight gain, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Integrity Composites, GAF, composite decking, acquistion

Integrity Composites, GAF, composite decking, acquistion

News
March 13, 2012

Integrity Composites LLC has acquired the DuraLife composite decking line from GAF Building Materials.

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