Economic

Trulia identified 10 housing markets to watch in 2018 among the 100 biggest markets, based on five key metrics: strong job growth over the past year, low vacancy rates, high starter-home affordability, more inbound than outbound home searches on Trulia and a large share of people under age 35.

Builders and developers responding to NAHB’s AD&C Financing Survey continue to report easing credit conditions for acquisition, development, and single-family construction loans

The United States’ 25 most populous cities are on the verge of a crisis. In the next year, virtually every major city in the country will face a combined shortfall of more than 3.6 million starter homes, relative to expected demand from Millennials.

We think of a housing bubble as house price growth that isn’t sustainable because it isn’t consistent with underlying fundamentals, like income and job growth. To determine whether a bubble exists, we must look at both factors.

Given the acute construction labor shortage that was already at play before recent natural disasters, reconstruction and its repercussions in residential real estate could pose yet another disaster.

The Census Bureau recently released 2016 multifamily completions data from the Survey of Construction. A total of 159,000 housing units, or 49 percent of all multifamily completions, were in buildings with 50 or more units, more than any other building type.

After hitting a new low in August, new home sales surged in September to their fastest pace in the past decade, according to the latest report released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Between August 2016 to August 2017, 37 states and the District of Columbia saw a growth in the total number of permits issued.

The U.S. economy these days is like an old and reliable car. It’s not going to set any speed records but it’s also not going to break down and leave people stranded.

While it's not the first time we have observed the BLS manipulate data, never before had we actually caught the Bureau Of Labor Statistics openly fabricating data. Until now.