Housing & Construction

With the crush of foreclosures, analysts have implored smaller banks to dump bank-owned properties, even if it means taking a big loss.

Ashton-Woods, Beazer, KB Home, Meritage, M/I, and NVR are the majors among 400 home building companies who've signed on to to implement the U.S. EPA's newest Energy Star guidelines for homes.

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes edged up two points, the third consecutive month in which builder confidence has improved.

Real rents continued to edge up, but the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was unchanged in November.

The health of the Burlington housing market is in part due to its position as a regional healthcare center, the large number of post-secondary educational institutions and a steady stream of retirees.

Declining multifamily vacancy rates are a hopeful sign for future multifamily market expansion

The economic and housing news of the past few weeks suggests a continuation of the flat recovery.

Crow's Market Recap -- A condensed recap of the market conditions for the major North American softwood lumber and panel products as reported in Crow's Weekly Market Report.

According to a report from Fitch Ratings, after years of economic turmoil, US homebuilders should see modest gains with a stable outlook in 2012.

An example of how one homebuilder in the Pacific Northwest markets themselves as a green building solution.