Why hasn't the housing market fully recovered?

There are a number of reasons for the lack of demand for new homes, and Motley Fool writer John Maxfield attempts to get to the bottom of why the housing market is just not coming back.

September 9, 2014

He cites data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis to compare the share of residential investment to the United States’ GDP, showing that housing lags far behind its normal percentage. Moreover, he shows that where there is rising demand, for existing homes, it isn’t met by inventory, and why.


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