Economic

NAHB's analysis of PPI data shows material costs in the homebuilding industry are down.

Over the last four quarters ending with the third quarter of 2016, townhouse starts totaled 94,000, a more than 10% gain over prior year total.

Trump’s policies could affect housing in different ways. Restrictions on immigration could limit the supply of available workers for construction firms, which have already complained for years of labor shortages.

We know that millennials still definitely want to buy homes, but the reality is that they are currently set back by challenges such as student loans, a low savings rate, and housing prices.

Here are five things to watch for in real estate in 2017 — don’t get blindsided.

This article contains slides and commentary on leading housing indicators for September 2016.

BMC Stock Holdings Inc.,  Atlanta, GA, reported sales sales increased 6 percent compared to adjusted sales in the third quarter of 2015.

84 Lumber closed on a new $350 million senior secured term loan B and refinanced its existing credit facility with a new $350 million asset-based revolving credit facility. 

Single-family housing inventory has been tight for many months, but in September it was down to “painfully low” levels—and it’s having an adverse effect on the housing market.

The Golden State would need to triple the pace of construction over the next decade to keep up with population growth, the report found, building 3.5 million homes by 2025.