Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



home prices, home price index, case shiller, housing market

home prices, home price index, case shiller, housing market

News
October 26, 2011

Calculated Risk reported that S&P/Case Shiller’s monthly Home Price Indices for August (actually a three-month average of June, July and August) indicate that home prices, when seasonally adjusted, declined.

housing market, home market, home buyers

housing market, home market, home buyers

News
October 26, 2011

The average number of days that homes have been on the market is 107, according to financial news site 24/7 Wall St. The site identified 10 cities where homes are on the market the longest.

housing market, home market, home buyers

housing market, home market, home buyers

News
October 25, 2011

Some analyses are suggesting the housing market might finally be turning around. Two JPMorgan analysts authored a report that states home prices, demand and building are all set to increase.

home owners, homeowners, congress, president, obama, mortgage, refinance

home owners, homeowners, congress, president, obama, mortgage, refinance

News
October 25, 2011

President Obama announced a plan on Monday that will give mortgage relief to hundreds of thousands of Americans, including an initiative that will make it easier for homeowners to refinance and avoid foreclosure.

housing market, home market, home buyers, consumer spending

housing market, home market, home buyers, consumer spending

News
October 24, 2011

In early July 2011, CoreLogic believed consumer spending would remain slow because housing price trends had a stronger negative wealth effect impact on consumer spending than the positive wealth impact of stock prices. Since then, equity values have dropped over 10 percent and home prices have been flat. 

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.

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