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New Home Sales in U.S. Dip in April

New Home Sales in U.S. Dip in April

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 673,000 units in April 2019 after a sharp upwardly revised March 2019 report. Read More »


U.S. Home Builders Urge Congress to Focus on Disaster Preparedness

U.S. Home Builders Urge Congress to Focus on Disaster Preparedness

This week the National Association of Home Builders called on the U.S. Congress to focus on improving the older homes, structures and infrastructure that are less resilient to natural disasters. Read More »

NAHB Applauds President Trump's Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs from Canada and Mexico

NAHB Applauds President Trump's Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs from Canada and Mexico

U.S. home builders nationwide approve of President Trump's decision to remove tariffs on certain building materials imported into the U.S. from Canada and Mexico. Read More »

Florida Home Prices, Sales Continue to Rise in April

Florida Home Prices, Sales Continue to Rise in April

According to Florida Realtors, Florida's housing market reported more sales, higher median prices and increased inventory (active listings) in April 2019 compared to a year ago. Read More »


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Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

The town of Safety Harbor is a secret little hideaway known as the Jewel of Tampa Bay. Safety Harbor is neighbored by the major city of Clearwater, Florida. Read More »

Last Updated May 24, 2019 8:04 AM ET

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Total U.S. housing starts rose 5.7 percent in April 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units from an upwardly revised reading in March 2019.

Orlando's housing market saw its inventory of available homes rise for the sixth consecutive month in April, while both year-over-year median price and sales each dipped by about 2 percent.

According to Zillow's April 2019 Real Estate Market Report, U.S. home values fell from March to April, the first month-over-month decline since February 2012.

According to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors, U.S. housing inventory increased and metro market prices rose in the first quarter of 2019, but at a slower pace than the previous 4th quarter of 2018.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions April 2019 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, U.S. foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 55,646 U.S. properties in April 2019.

U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May 2019. Builder sentiment is at its highest level since October 2018.

According to the latest housing data by Florida Realtors, Florida's housing market reported higher median prices and rising inventory during the first quarter of 2019.

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. retreated in March 2019, following February's surge of sales. Each of the four major U.S. regions saw a drop-off in sales, with the Midwest enduring the largest decline last month.

The Mortgage Bankers Association is reporting in its Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report that Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered U.S. banks made an average profit of $367 on each loan they originated in 2018, down from $711 per loan in 2017.

More people age 23-37 are living with their moms in the U.S. than at any time this century. Nearly 22% of American millennials - more than 14 million in total - live with their mom or both parents, the highest share for this age group since at least 2000.

Based on ATTOM Data Solutions' Q1 2019 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, at the end of the first quarter of 2019, more than 5.2 million (5,223,524) U.S. properties were seriously underwater.

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors is reporting this week that local home prices are hovering around $300,000, while the number of homes on the market continues to increase in April 2019.

Global proptech and real estate listings database company Global Listings, Inc., through its public online MLS platform GlobalListings.com, has just announced this week the launch of its new CORPORATE PRIME listings service for real estate businesses worldwide.

Based on new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 3, 2019, mortgage applications in the U.S. increased 2.7 percent from one week earlier.

A wide range of factors contribute to why millennials decide to move to certain areas, remain for an extended period or choose to relocate shortly after their arrival

According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales in the U.S. rose in March 2019, reversing course from a month prior. Three of the four major regions saw growth last month, as the Northeast reported a minor slip in contract activity.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions, there are nine days of the year that offer U.S. home sellers a premiums of 10 percent or more - eight of which occur in the Summer months, while one occurs the day after Valentine's day.

According to new research by the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers, the labor shortage for the U.S. remodeling industry continues to impact the industry.


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