14% of Adults Plan to Buy Home in Next 12 Months; Most for the First-Time – are your signs out?

Source:  Eyeonhousing.org This post releases the second edition of the Housing Trends Report (HTR), a research product created by the NAHB Economics team with the goal of measuring prospective home buyers’ perceptions about the availability and affordability of homes for-sale in their markets.  The HTR will be released quarterly in order to track changes in […]

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Builder Confidence Stays at Healthy Level in July – Homebuyers are out – can they find your sales center?

Source:  NAHB.org Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained unchanged at a solid 68 reading in July on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). “Consumer demand for single-family homes is holding strong this summer, buoyed by steady job growth, income gains and low unemployment in many parts […]

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First American economist: Millennial mortgage market is “far from dead” – Can they find you?

Source:  Housingwire.com Although homeownership rates remain close to half-century lows, a large percentage of Millennials are still determined to actualize the American dream, according to a data blog written by Mark Fleming for First American.  First American’s Homeownership Progress Index measures factors influencing the desire for homeownership. The latest results indicate that potential homeownership demand grew by 1% in […]

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Core Logic: Mortgage rates average a 7-year high, Despite high home prices, demand is strong for homeownership – Can the homebuyers find you?

Source:  Housingwire.com Home prices continued to climb in May, according to the latest Home Price Index report from CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. Home prices increased 7.1% nationally from May 2017 to May 2018, and increased 1.1% from the prior month, according to the report. (Source CoreLogic) -“The lean supply of homes for sale […]

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New Home Sales are Better Than Expected and Will Continue – Can the homebuyers find you?

According to a recent article on CNN.com, “The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, and that’s led some to worry that mortgage rates will spike and put an end to the housing boom in the United States. Not so fast, according to the head of a big homebuilder.   Stuart Miller, executive chairman of Miami-based […]

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New Home Sales Rise to Highest Level This Year – Can the homebuyer find your sales center?

Source:  NAHB.org Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.7 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689,000 units after a downwardly revised April report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the second-highest sales report since the […]

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Builders’ Confidence, Economic Growth Raise Hopes for Housing – Can the homebuyers find you?

Source:  Zacks.com Although the home sales data is not impressive so far this year, the larger picture is indeed a big success. Homebuilders still expect strong demand for new homes as low unemployment and steady economic growth support Americans’ buying power. Of course, finding buildable lots has been a major challenge in the industry in […]

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CoreLogic: Home values increase in all 50 states – Homebuyers are moving up – Are your signs out?

Source:  Housingwire.com Home prices showed yet another surge in April as year over year values increased for all  50 states, according to the latest Home Price Index report from CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. Home prices increased 6.9% nationally from April 2017 to April 2018, and increased 1.2% from the prior month, according to the report. […]

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17% of Adults Plan to Buy Home in Next 12 Months; Many for the First-Time – Are your signs out?

Source:  Eyeonhousing.org This post releases the first edition of the Housing Trends Report (HTR), a new research product created by the NAHB Economics team with the goal of measuring prospective home buyers’ perceptions about the availability and affordability of homes for-sale in their markets.  The HTR will be released quarterly in order to track changes […]

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New Home Sales Rise 4 Percent in March – Can homebuyers find your place?

Source:  NAHB.org Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 4.0 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000 units after an upwardly revised February report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This the second highest reading since the Great […]

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