Builders’ Sentiment as of 3/16/15 according to the National Association of Home Builders Market Index


Sales of Newly Constructed Single Family Homes


Housing Finishes 2014 Up

Total housing starts for 2014 topped the one million mark for the first time since 2007. Census and HUD reported December housing starts and revised estimates for October and November that pushed total construction to 1,005,800 for 2014. December levels were up 4.4% from November at 1,089,000. The late year […]

Housing Starts in U.S. Exceed 1 Million Pace for Third Month

Housing starts declined 1.6 percent, the first drop since August, to a 1.03 million annualized rate from a revised 1.05 million pace in October that was stronger than previously estimated, figures from the Commerce Department showed today in Washington. The decrease was led by a plunge in the South as […]

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 […]