A lack of workers means builders can’t keep up with new home demand



Builders have addressed their inability to keep up with demand for new homes, saying there simply aren’t enough workers to build them.

New home sales decline for third successive month



New single-family home sales in the U.S. declined for the third successive month in February, due to big declines in the Midwest and West regions of the country.

Central Texas housing market starts with strong with gains in home sales volume



strong gains throughout the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in January,

Hooray, more single-family homes on the way



Home builders have answered the call to provide more single-family homes in the last month, with production rising by 8.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 783,000 units

New home starts falter, highlighting inventory shortages again



Housing starts nationwide were more or less flat in the last month, at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.16 million for the month

NAHB: The stage is set for growth in new home sector



The last year ended very positively for the new home market, ending up with 10.8 percent more home starts year-over-year compared to December 2014, leaving us with optimism for the year to come.

New Home Sales Plummet by 8.1 Percent



Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 8.1 percent in June, the largest decline since July 2013, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

This Year’s Must-Haves For New Homes



Convenience, livability, and energy efficiency are top priorities in the construction of new homes this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders, which recently released the most popular features in new single-family homes in 2014.

Aging Boomers Could Lead to Shift in Housing Demand



Aging boomers could lead to a shift in housing demand over the next few years, reshaping the housing market in the US and affecting the economy. A lot of baby boomers will choose to move out of family homes and to downsize into multifamily units consisting of smaller town homes, condominiums and apartments. It’s a […]

Housing Starts for Single-Family Homes Increased in August



Figures from the Commerce Department show that housing starts for multifamily homes fell in August, but the number of permits to build single-family homes increased substantially. Overall housing starts increased by a seasonally adjusted rate of 0.9%, reaching 891,000 units. According to the article in AOL.com, this figure is less than had been predicted by […]

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