There’s a shortage of existing homes for sale in some parts of the country and prices are going up steadily. Part of the problem is that people aren’t moving and there aren’t enough new homes being built. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The market is good if you're selling, but challenging if you want to buy.
New home sale numbers are out today from the U.S. Census Bureau. In a tight housing market, strong new construction numbers could be a boost to first-time homebuyers. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The job market is firm, consumer confidence is high and mortgage rates are low. Perfect conditions for a strong housing market. Yet, inventory of new homes and sales of existing homes remain depressed. And that’s putting a big crimp on growth. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The U.S. Census Bureau’s latest numbers shows the market trending up for several months now.
Low interest rates and rising incomes might offset prices, but affordability is still a problem
New home sales have risen moderately since 2011 as builders focus on higher-priced homes for higher-income buyers.
With rising prices and rents, it's tought to gain a foothold in big U.S. cities.
To boost sales, stores are targeting the 'modern American mom.'