housing permits Archive

Construction Gap Improves, but Remains Wide

Summary: Despite strong gains in 2015, sluggish construction persists Supply constraints are wide spread Prices are likely to continue to rise in markets with inadequate supply in relation to job creation   While the homeownership rate tumbled in the...

Latest New Home Sales (September 2015)

New home sales plunged in the past month to the slowest pace of the year. Despite the monthly decline, the year-to-date sales were up by 18 percent. Based on housing permit issuance trends, new home sales are likely to...

The Latest on Housing Permits

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses the latest housing permits data....

Housing Starts and Permits

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses housing starts and permits....

Jobless Claims, Housing Starts

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights jobless claims and housing starts....