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New Home Sales Rise 8.3 Percent Overall in 2017

The housing market came roaring back to life this past year according to this recent article from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). New home sales rose 8.3% in 2017 due to continued improvement in the market, continued low … Continue reading

Proposed Lumber Duties Will Harm Consumers, Housing Affordability

From the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today denounced the decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose a 20 percent countervailing duty on Canadian lumber imports, saying it will harm … Continue reading

Builder Confidence Hits 12-Year High

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), builder confidence is higher than it has been in 12 years thanks to President Trumps regulatory reforms. (NAHB) Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped six points to … Continue reading

Apartment and Condominium Market Keeps Momentum Going in Fourth Quarter

From the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Apartment and Condominium Market Keeps Momentum Going in Fourth Quarter The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), posted a gain of two points to 55 … Continue reading

Multifamily Uptick Pushes Overall Housing Starts Up 2.1 Percent in July

According to a recent National Association of Home Builders study multi family housing is up 5% while single family production rose 0.5%. Permit issuance were increased in the Midwest and the South while the West and Northeast dipped a bit. … Continue reading

Houston Housing Market In Good Shape

Contrary to popular opinion due to the drop in oil prices, the Houston housing market is in good shape. Real estate sales are still hot and population is still growing. Houston, Tx is still a fantastic place to live. No … Continue reading