Map: Single-Family Housing Starts by Census Region

Using the public-use microdata files provided by Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), NAHB Economics and Housing Policy group tabulated new single-family housing starts for the nine census divisions.

4 Things the Next President Should Do to Improve Housing

Here are four things the next President of the United States should do to make the housing market great again.

Housing: “There is a Lot of Room to Run”

One takeaway from the underlying numbers and numerous recent media reports is the increasingly transient nature of young generations.

Despite Headwinds, Historic Summer for Housing Ahead

Following the strongest spring in 10 years, the residential real estate market should continue to see growth throughout the summer despite some growing economic headwinds.

Map: Lot Sizes Shrink, How Much Depends on Region

While the nation’s lots are getting smaller on average, the regional differences in lot sizes persist.

Is Home Construction Half What it Should Be?

Nationwide statistics show that since the last economic boom ended, construction of new residential units across the nation ran at roughly half the pace of the previous quarter century

New Report Details Factors Driving Housing Growth

According to a recent report, the national housing market has now regained enough momentum to provide an engine of growth for the US economy.

33 of 50 Largest Housing Markets Dominated by 10 or Less Builders

ProSales Magazine recently looked at a report from Metrostudy that indicates the nation’s 100 largest homebuilders accounted for 54% of all home sales closed in 2015.

Analyst: Shortage of Shelter Means Double Digit Growth Ahead

The following article is an interview with Ivy Zelman. Her sentiments that may be of particular interest to the components industry have been highlighted in bold.

Chart: 59% of Top 100 ProDealers Manufacture Components

Few questions more clearly define the business model of a ProSales 100 dealer than whether it just sells stuff or also makes and installs it.