Monthly Archives: February 2016

Key Takeaways from the January New Home

Key Takeaways from the January New Home Sales Report – January new home sales fell 9.2 percent month-over-month, to 494,000 units (SAAR), according to the Census Bureau. Compared to a year-earlier, new home sales fell 5.2 percent and have been … Continue reading

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Key Takeaways from the January Existing

Key Takeaways from the January Existing Home Sales Report – Existing home sales edged higher in January, increasing 0.4 percent from December to 5.47 million units at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). The median price of all existing homes … Continue reading

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Experts: Housing not Immune to Immigrati

Experts: Housing not Immune to Immigration Debate – More than two-thirds of experts said construction labor costs would rise if the current trend of slowing undocumented immigration continues. Forty percent said builders are likely to focus more on high-end construction, … Continue reading

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Now and Later: How a Stronger U.S. Dolla

Now and Later: How a Stronger U.S. Dollar Impacts Foreign Buyers http://ow.ly/3bmnqS

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Tough at the Top: How Luxury Lagged Late

Tough at the Top: How Luxury Lagged Late in 2015 – Home value growth in luxury ZIP codes nationwide slowed during the second half of 2015. In entry-level and mid-market ZIP codes, home values continued growing a steady pace. After … Continue reading

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Why Presidential Candidates Aren’t Talk

Why Presidential Candidates Aren’t Talking About Housing Affordability (Yet) http://ow.ly/3aXhWp

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