Single-family housing starts up in June, but not enough to meet demand

Single-family home construction was boosted last month, offering small relief to markets affected by an ongoing shortage of available homes for sale. But economists say the pace of construction still isn’t fast enough to meet buyer demand. Last June saw an increase in single-family housing starts, which helped to offset a drop in multifamily production.

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Home construction grows in August but it could be short lived

There’s good news on the construction front as builders have been stepping up their efforts to build more homes and replenish inventory-starved markets.

New housing starts are “not enough”, NAR chief economist says

Housing starts for single-family and multifamily homes fell by almost 7 percent month-over-month, to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.24 million units.

Decline in new home construction could cause “housing emergency”, says NAR economist

New home construction is on the decline following a strong start to 2017. The latest report from the Commerce Department shows that housing starts nationwide,

House prices gain as new home construction stalls

Average home prices across the U.S. picked up a notch last month, a trend that the National Association of Realtors says is linked to a decrease in new housing starts.

Big boom expected in residential construction soon

Builders are likely to ramp up the construction of single-family homes in the next two years, driven by a growing economy, improving unemployment rates and an increase in household formation

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.

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