Housing Trends

July Existing Homes Sales Weighed Down by Declining Affordability
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July Existing Homes Sales Weighed Down by Declining Affordability

"Realtors are reporting diminished buyer traffic because of the scarce number of... Read more

FHFA House Price Index Rises Modestly in 2nd QTR
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FHFA House Price Index Rises Modestly in 2nd QTR

House Price Index posts a 0.2% in each of the three months in 2Q16, as... Read more

Are Housing's Regulations a Third Rail?
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Are Housing's Regulations a Third Rail?

If home builders and residential developers could lower regulatory costs on... Read more

Continued Growth Projected for Construction Through 2017
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Continued Growth Projected for Construction Through 2017

As baby boomers retire, the health care sector is poised for major gains while... Read more

Opting Out
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Opting Out

Here's a story about how some young adults refuse to take towns' no-build policies... Read more

U.S. Housing Markets Get More Normal in 2Q
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U.S. Housing Markets Get More Normal in 2Q

The nationwide average now stands at 97% of normal economic and housing activity,... Read more

A Housing Giant Passes
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A Housing Giant Passes

We tip our hats in salute to the memory of Chip Case, whose work with Yale... Read more

JCHS: Remodeling Spending Approaching Pre-Downturn Levels
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JCHS: Remodeling Spending Approaching Pre-Downturn Levels

The LIRA index is projecting accelerated spending in the coming months. Read more

Millennial Mojo
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Millennial Mojo

As Baby Boom adults get jittery about a fixed-income retired life ahead, young... Read more

Brexit: What Will It Mean for the US Housing Market?
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Brexit: What Will It Mean for the US Housing Market?

Mark Boud, senior vice president and chief economist of Metrostudy, discusses... Read more

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