Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



News
November 18, 2011

Housing affordability is near its highest level in more than twenty years according to the Housing Opportunity Index.

single-family homes, home market, housing market, housing starts

single-family homes, home market, housing market, housing starts

News
November 17, 2011

Single-family housing starts rose 3.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 430,000 units in October, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department. 

single-family homes, home market, housing market, builder confidence

single-family homes, home market, housing market, builder confidence

News
November 17, 2011

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for single-family homes fell three points from a year ago.

home builder, homebuilder, khov, k. hovnanian

home builder, homebuilder, khov, k. hovnanian

News
November 16, 2011

K. Hovnanian’s Bobby Ray has announced he is stepping down as group president of the builder’s Texas and Florida markets after 12 years with the company.

single-family homes, home market, housing market, builder confidence

single-family homes, home market, housing market, builder confidence

News
November 16, 2011

Builder confidence in the new single-family homes market rose by three points to 20 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for November.

housing market, shadow market, housing supply, housing demand

housing market, shadow market, housing supply, housing demand

News
November 15, 2011

The number of homeowners who have delayed selling because of the real estate market has declined slightly in the last 18 months, suggesting the pending supply of "visible" homes is stabilizing.

federal housing administration, FHA, housing market

federal housing administration, FHA, housing market

News
November 15, 2011

There is almost a 50 percent chance that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will need a taxpayer bailout, according to a government audit released today. 

home builder, homebuilder, lennar, equity

home builder, homebuilder, lennar, equity

News
November 15, 2011

Home builder Lennar expects to close a $650 million private equity fund for its distressed real estate unit this year and open a second fund in 2012.

mortgage, robo-sign, foreclosure, housing market, nevada

mortgage, robo-sign, foreclosure, housing market, nevada

News
November 11, 2011

 

Foreclosure filings in Nevada dropped in October, which was the first month of a new state law that mandates tighter foreclosure-processing requirements.

housing market, mortgage companies, refinancing, d.c. housing market

housing market, mortgage companies, refinancing, d.c. housing market

News
November 09, 2011

A new change in federal housing policy is affecting the Washington, D.C.-area market.

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