Housing Starts Reach Highest Level Since 2008



According to a recent article in Realtor Mag, figures from the Commerce Department show housing starts for single family homes reached their highest levels for more than six and a half years at the end of last year.  This shows the housing market is continuing to recover, particularly as experts regard construction as being an […]

Housing Starts Rise Less than Expected



The number of US housing starts increased, but was less than expected while the number of building permits dropped in March. The article in aol.com points out this shows an underlying weakness in the housing market, and there are fears could continue in spite of the improving weather as spring progresses. Figures from the Commerce […]

Home Construction Takes Off In (Some) US Cities



Good news for struggling property developers at long last – it seems as if the decline in housing starts is finally beginning to level off in many parts of the country, while in a few places, the number of developers breaking ground is actually starting to rise, according to a report in US News. Housing […]

Spending on Construction Up 1.4% Last Month



Building companies increased their spending on the construction of new homes and offices during August, following a huge drop in spending the month before, said the Commerce Department earlier this week. According to a report in the Washington Post, spending on construction in the last month rose by 1.4%, and saw modest increases in spending […]

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