10 housing markets poised for explosive growth in 2019

The thread that ties these metros together is affordability — something that buyers have struggled to find over the past few years as supply has failed to meet demand.

Housing starts and permits come in ahead of expectations

Housing permits, new housing starts and completions are all trending upward from last month, but housing starts and completions are still at a lower rate than a year ago, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Permits, starts and completions all drop below 2017 levels

Permits for new construction, housing starts and housing completions were all below 2017 levels in October, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Housing starts soar in August but permits plunge to 15-month low

Privately owned housing starts jumped 9.2 percent month-over-month and 9.4 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,282,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau. 

Building Claws Higher in July

Building clawed 0.9 percent higher in July, but still underwhelmed year-over-year, according to the Commerce Department. Combined, housing starts totaled 1.17 million, with 303,000 multifamily (five units or more) starts and 862,000 single-family starts. On an annual basis, starts tumbled 1.4 percent. Approvals for builds, encouragingly, increased 1.5 percent to 1.31 million permits, with approvals […]

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Housing Starts: Ground-Breaking in June Plummets

Home-building in June sharply slid, with overall starts toppling 12.3 percent, and single-family starts tumbling 9.1 percent, according to the Commerce Department. Housing starts totaled 1.17 million, with 304,000 multifamily (five or units or more) starts and 858,000 single-family starts. Additionally, approvals for builds fell 2.2 percent to 1.27 million permits; however, approvals for single-family […]

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US housing starts plummet 12% in June, marking 9-month low

The number of new home permits issued nationwide fell to the lowest in nine months, according to a new Housing Starts report.

Are we in a housing bubble? It depends on who you ask

Are we in a housing bubble? That’s a big question that’s constantly on the mind of everyone in the industry. One financial analyst thinks so, but real estate economists who spoke to Inman disagree.

US housing starts reach highest level in over a decade

Residential housing starts rose 5 percent in May, the highest rate since June 2007, according to Bloomberg.

New housing starts fell in April, especially multifamily projects

Multifamily housing starts with five or more units fell from a seasonally adjusted 428,000 in March 2018 to 374,000 in April, a 12.6 percent drop.