According to new data this week from The American Institute of Architects (AIA), demand for design services in April 2020 saw its steepest decline on record.
In a sign of the growing economic toll from the coronavirus pandemic, total housing starts decreased 30.2 percent in April 2020 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 891,000 units.
U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased seven points to 37 in May 2020. The rise follows the largest single monthly decline in the history of the index in April 2020.
45 percent of the zones saw median home prices rise by more than the national increase of 11.3 percent from the first quarter of 2019 to the first quarter of 2020.
Many U.S. restaurants are likely to reopen from widespread shutdowns at 50 percent pre-COVID-19 seating capacity amid efforts to adhere to social distancing practices and give confidence to cautious consumers.
NAIOP reports this week that it's NAIOP CRE Sentiment Index has dropped below 50 for the first time since its inception.
Surging job losses in March stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to a decline in U.S. median income and housing affordability in the first quarter of 2020.
New listings and home sales are seeing early signs of recovery in the U.S. housing market, even as some cities struggle to flatten the coronavirus curve.
Buyer demand and healthy housing-market dynamics will prevent U.S. home prices from dropping more than 2 to 3 percent in the wake of the coronavirus.
The total number of U.S. mortgage loans now in forbearance increased from 6.99% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 7.54% as of April 26, 2020.
Based on CoreLogic's latest Home Price Index (HPI) for March 2020, U.S. home prices increased nationally by 4.5% from March 2019.
The Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 24, 2020 is reporting a dip in U.S. mortgage applications.
Despite economic disruptions caused by COVID-19, industrial construction is continuing in the majority of major U.S. markets.
A national rent increase of 3.3% year over year in February (just before the COVID-19 outbreak in the US ramped up), up slightly from a 3% year-over-year increase in February 2019.
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on many of America's "non-essential" industries. That includes tourism, as countless attractions have closed down.