Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Brisk business means increased revenue, happy salespeople, and satisfied shareholders. If you're less than prudent, it can also spell danger.
Rising rents, mounting student debt, and a shift in demographics contribute to the U.S. homeownership rate’s continuing decline
Most U.S. markets favor either sellers or buyers
First-time and entry-level buyers are returning to the market after years of dormancy.
A majority of single-person households are homeowners, not renters
Economists still divided on how upbeat the housing market should be about last month’s housing start numbers
A panel of Gen Y real estate professionals from around the country speak at the 2015 Urban Land Institute Spring Meeting. Screenshot courtesy of Urban Land Institute via YouTube.
Millennials polled by the Urban Land Institute say keeping a healthy and active lifestyle is key
Boomers gravitate to markets with a lower price per square foot
The volume of sales can be hurt if interest rates and prices rise, which slows the need for more new-home construction
Housing is pointed towards sustainable comeback