Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



NAHB/First America Improving Markets Index (IMI), housing recovery, housing mark

NAHB/First America Improving Markets Index (IMI), housing recovery, housing mark

News
December 06, 2011

San Jose, Calif., Toledo, Ohio, and Athens, Ga., are among the 41 U.S. housing markets to make the NAHB/First America Improving Markets Index (IMI) in December. The IMI tracks markets that have shown improvement for at least six months in housing permits, employment, and housing prices.

housing market, home market, home buyers, home prices

housing market, home market, home buyers, home prices

News
December 02, 2011

U.S. home prices run 7.8 percent below a year ago in major markets, according to a homebuying index.

housing market, home market, home buyers

housing market, home market, home buyers

News
December 02, 2011

New numbers show that housing market conditions are starting to trend upward.

home builder, homebuilder, meritage, tampa, las vegas

home builder, homebuilder, meritage, tampa, las vegas

News
December 02, 2011

Meritage is set to expand its southeastern presence by moving into Tampa and winding down some of its Vegas operations as part of the repositioning.

News
November 30, 2011

Surprising surge puts sales ahead of 2010 pace

News
November 30, 2011

The S&P Case-Shiller Home Indices showed a national decline, but eight cities are showing positive rebounds from their earlier lows

homeownership rate, john burns real estate consulting, homeownership

homeownership rate, john burns real estate consulting, homeownership

News
November 29, 2011

Based on quantitative and qualitative research on the future of homeownership, real-estate experts at John Burns Real Estate Consulting predict that the national homeownership rate is likely to fall 8 percentage points, from 70 percent in 2005 to 62 percent in 2015. Then, by 2025, the rate will rebound to 67.1 percent.

new-home sales, new home sales, october 2011 new home sales

new-home sales, new home sales, october 2011 new home sales

News
November 28, 2011

The Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development released the October new-home sales index today, and the news was mostly positive. Here are five key takeaways from the report.  

senate, government, fha, housing market

senate, government, fha, housing market

News
November 23, 2011

The U.S. housing industry scored a victory after the House and Senate voted to raise the size of mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration  to $729,750.

lyon homes, bankruptcy, home builder, homebuilder

lyon homes, bankruptcy, home builder, homebuilder

News
November 23, 2011

William Lyon Homes, the Newport Beach, Calif.-based developer, announced last week that it will file for bankruptcy protection.

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