House flippers are back in big numbers and driving up home prices

Mar 9, 2017
Housing prices have pretty much done nothing but rise for a long time now. That hasn’t just been good news for sellers, but it’s been good news for house flippers, who are back with a vengeance. Flipping — the high-risk art of buying a house, fixing it up and selling it for a sizeable profit […]

Home building improves in fits and starts

Nov 18, 2015
Housing starts fell sharply in October, while permits rose substantial. Over the past three years,they've nearly doubled.

To build housing, or not, for oil boom workers

Jan 6, 2015
When an investment is good for transient energy workers, but not for a small town.