Builders’ Sentiment as of 11/18/14 according to the National Association of Home Builders Market Index


Sales of Newly Constructed Single Family Homes


Regional Differences in New Homes Started in 2013

The most economical new single-family homes are started in the South, where not only lots are least expensive but sale and contract price per square foot are lowest in the nation. These homes rarely have basements and most are served by public water and septic systems. Read the full article […]

Townhouse Market Growing

Total townhouse construction was up on a year-over-year basis during the third quarter of 2014.

According to NAHB analysis of Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, single-family attached starts totaled 20,000 for the quarter, 17% higher than a year prior. Over the last four quarters, townhouse construction […]

New home sales jump to six-year high

“After falling for two straight months, nationwide sales of new homes jumped 18 percent in August to the highest level since May 2008.” Read the full article on the Washington Business Journal.