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They Would If They Could: Millennials on Homebuying

The majority of millennials are renters, not homeowners — but a new survey shows they would buy houses if they could. According to Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME), a quarterly consumer survey released by the National Association of Realtors for the ... Read More »

Home Depot Alters Focus for Changing Baby Boomer Habits

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The baby boomer generation is shifting from planning DIY jobs to hiring professionals to do projects for them, and The Home Depot is taking note and shifting gears, as well. The big-box retailer is paying attention to its largest customer base, and at a ... Read More »

2015 Market Measure

To download a PDF of the complete 2015 Market Measure, please complete the form at the bottom of the page. It doesn’t take an Ivy League economist to explain what happens when consumers have more money in their pockets, their homes’ ... Read More »

Home Sales Decrease From September to October

October home sales declined since September, but remained higher than in October 2014. Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions on single-family homes, town homes, condominiums and co-ops, dropped 3.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.36 million in October from ... Read More »

Home Sales and Prices Increase in Q3

Both home sales and home prices were on the rise throughout the U.S. in the third quarter, according to the National Association of Realtors. Total existing-home sales, including for single-family houses and condominiums, increased 3.4 percent from the second quarter to the third ... Read More »

June Home Sales Set Best Pace Since 2007

The number of homes sold in the U.S. and their median selling prices increased in June, up from 2014 and setting the highest selling pace since 2007. Completed sales transactions on existing homes increased to 573,000, which is growth of 13.2 percent from a year ago, ... Read More »

Apartment Construction Leads June Housing Starts

The number of U.S. housing starts for the month of June jumped 9.8 percent from the month prior, and construction of multifamily homes drove that growth, according to The Wall Street Journal. The data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing ... Read More »

Existing-Home Sales Strong in May

Existing-home sales were up in May, increasing by 5.1 percent from April and jumping 9.2 percent year over year. About 5.35 million existing single-family, townhouses, condominiums and co-ops sold in the U.S. in May, according to the National Association of ... Read More »