Tag Archives: new-home

Lot Shortages to Inflate New-Home Prices

Nearly 60 percent of builders report that the overall supply of developed lots in their areas is “low” or “very low,” marking the largest percentage since the...

Tight Credit Continues to Plague New-Home Sales

Sales of newly built single-family homes plunged 14.5 percent in March, dipping to the lowest level in eight months and marking another sign of a sluggish start to the spring-selling...

New-Home Construction Ramps Up in Midwest, Northeast

Groundbreaking on new single-family homes posted a 6 percent rise in March, showing a gradual strengthening in the sector — particularly in the Northeast and Midwest — according to...

No Spring Slowdown for New-Home Sales?

Single-family new-home sales surged in January to a five-and-a-half-year high, giving the industry new hope that the new-home sector isn’t heading for a slowdown this spring...

New-Home Sales Drop in November

Sales of new single-family homes dropped 2.1 percent in November, according to the Commerce Department’s latest new-home sales report, which was released Tuesday. New-home sales...

New-Home Construction Hits Fastest Pace in 5 Years

Homebuilders are ramping up new-home construction at the fastest pace in more than five years, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Construction of single-family homes and...

Falling New-Home Sales Spark Worry

Dropping sales volumes in new-home construction has home builders worried about a possibly dismal spring looming in 2014. “There’s some nervousness about the spring selling...

New-Home Lot Prices Start to Flatten

Home builders no longer are as willing to pay high prices for lots, as new-home sales start to slow. “Since the housing market began recovering in 2011, investors have been bidding...

New-Home Sales Up, Pending Sales Lag

Sales of new single-family homes bounced back in August, helping to offset a large decrease in July after borrowers pulled back from higher mortgage rates, according to the U.S....

Recovery in New-Home Market Accelerates

The recovery of the new-home market picked up speed in August, with builders beginning construction on more single-family homes and building permits soaring to a five-year high, the...