Housing Starts in U.S. Increase to 19-Month High: Economy – Building permits, a proxy for future construction, also climbed to a more than one-year high. work on multifamily units. The median estimate of 79 economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for a gain.
Opinion: Young people can’t buy homes until older owners move – For a generation of prospective homebuyers in the U.S., there are two chronic problems with the housing market: an overall lack of supply, and low affordability. mean more supply for prospective.
Consumer optimism about the housing market dips in Q4 – Low inventory, lack of access to affordable homes, and increased buyer competition are starting to wear on homeowners and renters, making them less optimistic about the housing market. a sample of.
Are foreign investors driving up real estate in your Southern California neighborhood? – The Rothenbergs offered $10,000 above asking price, in the low. homes as just another piece in their global investment portfolio can veer into the cartoonish and xenophobic very quickly. As.
America Isn’t Building Enough New Housing – The index takes into account price-to-income and price-to-rent ratios, among other factors, to determine how frothy markets are. But even outside the U.S., there hasn. Inc., says higher rates also.
Housing Trends – ConsumerAffairs – Now, there are signs of a shift, and the result may be good news for consumers who have been shut out of the housing market. In it’s latest Housing Demand Index, Redfin, a national real estate broker, reports demand for housing fell 0.7 percent in June from May. The index is down 9.6 percent year-over-year.
From Brooklyn to California, Housing Bubble Threat Grows – Just a year since the U.S. housing. inventory is this short, you have a lot of people vying for the same properties.” Even in markets like Boston, where CoreLogic put home-price gains at a moderate.
71 Percent of U.S. Single Family Homes Built Before 1990. – Homes older than 1990 made up more than 75 percent of year-to-date 2013 sales in 11 states: Michigan, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Pennsylvania.
New home sales dip in August, prices soar – Higher prices might even be drawing some people into the market who otherwise might have waited. Yet the low stock of new homes might also have ratcheted up competition. on the U.S. market was.
Why housing inventory levels Are So Low – minnrealtors – Why Housing Inventory Levels Are So Low.. Buyers are searching high and low for housing inventory.. putting more homes on the market. The housing market has bounced back as the latest report from the Minnesota Association of REALTORS shows. Now is the time to buy AND sell.
71 Percent of U.S. Single Family Homes Built Before 1990. – "However, given the low inventory of homes available for sale in today’s market, this challenge of aging U.S. housing supply can also be an opportunity for buyers looking for a bargain and.