Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



housing market, home market, home buyers

housing market, home market, home buyers

News
October 24, 2011

With housing values set to appreciate 5.6 percent in 2012, Bismarck, N.D., is expected to be the strongest market in the country in the year ahead, according to a recent report by risk management and valuation services firm Veros. See other markets that made the list.

housing market, home selling, baby boomer, older housing market

housing market, home selling, baby boomer, older housing market

News
October 21, 2011

The weak economy is causing baby boomers to postpone plans to sell their homes.

housing market, home market, home buyers

housing market, home market, home buyers

News
October 21, 2011

A new bipartisan plan in the Senate to jumpstart the housing market would grant visas to foreigners who buy American homes.

single-family home, home value, home price, housing market

single-family home, home value, home price, housing market

News
October 20, 2011

Economist Paul Emrath of National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has updated a model he developed that estimates the value various features add to a home.

multifamily housing, rental housing, housing market

multifamily housing, rental housing, housing market

News
October 20, 2011

The national rental occupancy rate now exceeds 94 percent. Investors and developers are responding to the combination of low-cost financing and the sector’s healthy outlook by pushing cap rates lower and kicking off plans for new development. The question of how households will make the 'rent or buy decision' in the future is critical to investors’ assessments of the long-term market equilibrium.

new home sales, housing market, home inventory

new home sales, housing market, home inventory

News
October 19, 2011

The number of homes listed for sale in September fell to the lowest level in more than four years, offering a mixed signal about the health of the U.S. housing market.

housing starts, housing market, new home construction, multifamily construction

housing starts, housing market, new home construction, multifamily construction

News
October 19, 2011

Builders began work on more U.S. homes than forecast in September on rising demand for apartments and condominiums as more Americans become renters.

home builder, home building, builder confidence, housing market

home builder, home building, builder confidence, housing market

News
October 18, 2011

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose four points to 18 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for October.

foreclosures, market conditions, market demand, housing market

foreclosures, market conditions, market demand, housing market

News
October 18, 2011

September's foreclosure filings fell 6 percent from August, according to RealtyTrac, but are not expected to continue to drop.

rent, housing market, rental payments, mortgage

rent, housing market, rental payments, mortgage

News
October 18, 2011

Economists at Capital Economics noticed an interesting phenomenon this week: for the first time in three decades, the median monthly mortgage payment is about the same as the median rental payment.

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