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Housing Production Shows Solid Start to 2020

Total housing starts decreased 3.6 percent in January from an upwardly revised December reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.57 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. Meanwhile, overall permits surged to a 13-year high.

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New Home Sales at Highest Pace Since 2006

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August topped the 1 million mark and reached their highest pace since September 2006. Sales increased 4.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million units, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and…

New Home Sales Up 39.6 Percent Year-Over-Year

Meyers Research released the New Home Pending Sales Index for August 2020. The New Home PSI, backed by data from Zonda and Metrostudy, shows pending sales increased month-over-month and year-over-year across the U.S.

DOL Revises Regulations for Paid Leave under FFCRA

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division revised regulations that implement the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Single-Family Housing Continues Growth in August

Single-family starts showed continued growth in August but overall housing production fell 5.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units due to a double-digit percentage decline in multifamily production, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and…

Builder Confidence Hits All-Time High, Lumber Risks Remain

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes increased five points to hit an all-time high of 83 in September, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The previous highest reading of 78 in the 35-year history of the series was set last month and also…

Home Building Shifts to the Suburbs

The second quarter National Association of Home Builders Home Building Geography Index shows a suburban shift for consumer home buying preferences.

July New Home Sales Reach a 13-Year High

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to its highest pace since 2006, up 13.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 901,000 units in July.

Meyers Research: Pending New Home Sales Jump 32.7% Year-Over-Year

Meyers Research's New Home Pending Sales Index, backed by data from Zonda and Metrostudy, shows pending sales increased month-over-month and year-over-year across the U.S. The New Home PSI came in at 150.0 for July, representing a 32.7 percent increase from July 2019. On a month-over-month basis,…