Do Home Buyers Prefer to Buy New Construction Homes_

Do Home Buyers Prefer to Buy New Construction Homes?

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) BuilderBooks most recent addition, What Home Buyers Really Want, 60% of home buyers would prefer to buy new construction homes over existing homes. With every other factor remaining equal, today’s buyers are more interested in buying brand-new than used homes. In the NAHB BuilderBooks, new homes are categorized as both homes built[...]

When is the housing market going to crash

When is the Housing Market Going to Crash?

When is the housing market going to crash? In just one month, this foreboding question skyrocketed in Google searches, seeing more than a 2,450% increase. The current housing market is showing phenomenal momentum and has been on this forward trajectory since before the outbreak of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in 2020. With over a year of phenomenal and record-breaking housing sales,[...]

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Lennar to Buy CalAtlantic Homes, Create Nation’s No. 1 Builder by Revenue

On Monday, Lennar announced that it plans to purchase CalAtlantic Homes for $5.7 billion in an acquisition that would create the nation's No. 1 builder by revenue. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018, as reported by CNBC. When D. R. Horton bought Forestar earlier this year, the builder gained all of its land position[...]

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MarketNsight Announces New Feasibility Matrix Features

MarketNsight is excited to announce that its customers can now plot pending sales on its Feasibility Matrix, a groundbreaking platform that helps builders gauge the feasibility of their new home communities. “We are the only platform that can give you a complete overview of the market with past [closings], present [pending] and potential future [inventory] sales all in one place,” said[...]

Optimistic Outlook for 2015 Housing Industry

According to experts from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), 2014’s triumphant growth for the housing market indicates a promising outlook for the coming year. With exponential development in single-family housing and the 55-plus housing market, housing starts for 2014 topped one million units – the highest since 2007! Nationwide housing starts rose 4.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate[...]

Economic Stimulus for Housing

It is nearly impossible to find an industry that is not struggling right now.  Congress has sent a few billion here and a few billion there.  Congress also removed one thing that was helping buyers buy houses, down payment assistance, and replaced it with a housing tax credit.  The tax credit is nice for first time home buyers, but more needs to be[...]