Tag Archives: Upward Trend

Housing Recovery Shows Up In Job Gains

Residential construction jobs increased by just over 6,000 in April from the previous month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and residential specialty trade contracting jobs (plumbers, electricians, roofers, etc.) grew by over 7,000. Those workers need more trucks, … 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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Home prices in Bay Area up 17.5% in January

Home prices in the five-county San Francisco metro area surged 17.5 percent in January versus a year ago – one of the biggest gains nationwide – according to a key gauge released on Tuesday. Overall, U.S. home prices registered their … Continue reading

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Zillow weighs on Facebook effect on local real estate

Zillow on Thursday released new data on the potential impact of Facebook Inc.’s    Facebook Inc. Latest from The Business Journals Qualys files for 0M IPOUBS to sue Nasdaq over 0M Facebook IPO lossCountdown: Top 10 most-popular social media sites … Continue reading

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