New home construction is up, but economists say it’s not enough



There was a slight uptick in new home starts last month, but experts say the increase is still not nearly close enough to keep up with demand or help to keep a lid on growing house prices. According to the Commerce Department’s latest report out last week, total housing starts for single-family and multifamily homes […]

Home construction decline means 6 million homes are “missing” from U.S. markets



The alarming shortage of housing inventory can be blamed on a downtrend in new home construction that began in the wake of the Great Recession last decade, according to a new Zillow analysis.

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.

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