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New Home Sales
Urban growth isn't keeping up with exurban growth anymore
Despite the harsh winter and low construction starts, new-home sales increased.
For optimal sales and profit performance, market research can’t simply be a one-time effort
2014 was a better year for home builders, and with further improvements expected in 2015, the builder confidence index is at an eight-year high
Both income growth and share of new-home sales outshine the national average
As demand for multifamily construction is leveling off, more million-dollar homes are being built.
Low inventory could temper expectations for an acceleration in housing activity