Tag Archives: New Home Construction

Housing starts stall, optimism doesn’t

Despite an unexpected and substantial fall in new home construction in June, industry analysts appear undeterred in their veritable housing euphoria. “This reflects a characteristically volatile multi-family sector rather than renewed weakness, and we expect homebuilding volumes to rise further … Continue reading

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Home Prices See Largest Annual Gain in Six Years

Despite the strong gains, home prices are still down approximately 28-29 percent from their peaks in the summer of 2006 and are now back at levels not seen since late 2003. While prices continue to improve, there are still headwinds, … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze: Home Sales Barely Budge in Spring

“Only new home construction can genuinely help relieve the inventory shortage, and housing starts need to rise at least 50 percent from current levels,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors in a release. “Most local … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze: Home Sales to Barely Budge in Spring

“Only new home construction can genuinely help relieve the inventory shortage, and housing starts need to rise at least 50 percent from current levels,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors in a release. “Most local … Continue reading

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Bay Area new-home construction rebounds

Construction of new homes around the Bay Area is on an upswing this year, showing signs of a return to normal following its surge during the housing boom and its dismal retrenchment during the downturn. The increased activity mirrors what’s … Continue reading

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