new home construction Archive

Instant Reaction: May Housing Starts

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Commerce Department report on the dip in residential construction in May: “Housing shortages look to intensify and may well turn into a housing emergency if the...

Instant Reaction: April Housing Starts

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Commerce Department report on April residential construction:  “With housing starts declining in April, inventory shortages will continue for a longer period of time. The intensifying housing...

Instant Reaction: December Housing Starts

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Commerce Department report on December residential construction: “Let’s hope the rising trend in new home construction continues throughout 2017. As evidenced by the brisk pace of...

HOMEbuilders: It’s time to step it up

If you were to buy a home in the next six months, what type of house would you buy and where? In the second installment of NAR Research’s new Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey released this morning, the...

Where Single-Family Home Construction Lags Job Growth

Homebuilding activity is underperforming in roughly two-thirds of measured metro areas and is contributing to the persistent housing shortages and unhealthy price growth seen in many markets. That’s the main takeaway from NAR Research’s study released earlier this week, which looked...
September 11, 2015