New home sales climb 6.7% after last month’s drop

New home sales climbed 6.7 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted total of 689,000 in May.

Most minorities still live in segregated neighborhoods: study

Released last week, the Apartment List study determined a so-called “segregation index” for 50 of the nation’s largest cities using U.S. Census Bureau data.

Nearly 40% of minorities still live in segregated neighborhoods: study

Released last week, the Apartment List study determined a so-called “segregation index” for 50 of the nation’s largest cities using U.S. Census Bureau data.

New home sales drop 1.5% in April, experts say no cause for alarm

New home sales faltered in April, continuing a downward slump that began in December and — with the exception of a 4 percent spike in March — has fallen in every month since.

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. 

The unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 2000: Bureau of Labor Statistics

After a disappointing March where only 103,000 jobs were created, this month’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment situation report is back on the upward track — although it’s still nowhere near February’s explosive growth in the construction, retail, manufacturing, mining and business services.

New home sales up 4 percent in March, reversing recent declines

New home sales are finally on an upward path, after three months of month-over-month declines. According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

New home sales up 4% in March, reversing recent declines

New home sales are finally on an upward path, after three months of month-over-month declines. According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

What can migration patterns tell us about the housing market?

When measuring the health of a metro’s housing market, analysts most often examine home price appreciation, available inventory and days on market. But BuildZoom Chief Economist Dr. Issi Romem says further insight can be gathered about the future of the nation’s largest markets by tracking inbound and outbound migration trends across demographics, such as age, education and income level.

Gen Z expected to outspend millennials on rent

When it comes to rental costs, millennials carry a burden heavier than that of any other generation in history — but if average rental rates continue to soar at their current pace, Generation Z will have it worse …