Rising rates are slowing home construction
Housing starts plummeted in February as interest rates and lumber costs soared, according to data released Wednesday by the US Commerce Department
by Patrick Kearns Mar 17
New construction is coming to inventory-starved housing market
Privately owned housing starts were up 12.8% year over year in October, according to data released Thursday by the US Census Bureau
by Patrick Kearns Dec 17
New single-family home sales show housing had 'blockbuster month'
New single-family home sales climbed 36.3% year over year, according to data released by the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development
by Patrick Kearns Aug 25
See you in court! 10 ways agents typically get slapped with lawsuits
Even a slight mistake could end up costing a lot of money; a lot of stress; and, worst of all, tarnish your reputation.
by Ryan Ellis Sep 25
How to crush problematic agent behavior before it kills your deal
Here are 8 coping strategies for dealing with difficult agents working on the other side of the transaction
by Cara Ameer Jul 31
Builder confidence holds steady
Homes at lower price points are selling well, according to National Association of Home Builders' chief economist
by Patrick Kearns Mar 18
Housing starts and permits come in ahead of expectations
Housing starts, permits and completions are all up over October according to the U.S. Census Bureau
by Patrick Kearns Dec 18
Permits, starts and completions all drop below 2017 levels
Not much new building relief on the way for a market still marred by low inventory, according to new US Census data
by Patrick Kearns Nov 20
In face of historic inventory shortage, privately-owned housing starts jumped 9.2% month-over-month and 9.4% year-over-year
by Patrick Kearns Sep 19
Permitting slowdown has cost the US 6.3M new homes
The country still hasn't recovered from the shock of the 2008 financial crisis, according to a new study from Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Aug 13
US housing starts reach highest level in over a decade
Good news for an inventory-challenged market, but a shortfall of new permits could spell trouble down the line
by Patrick Kearns Jun 19
10 DIY home improvements even a beginner can handle
Make the pad snazzy all on your own
by Nico Hohman Jun 1
How to make use of local real estate records
Maps, permits and research professionals can give you the complete picture of a property
by Hattie James Oct 19
6 reasons now is the time to buy off-plan property in Spain
The insider's guide to buying property in Spain
Residential construction could indicate consumers returning to market
New homes starts will account for significant portion of annual spending
by Erik Pisor Oct 2