If boomers see the pool of buyers shrinking and home-price increases slowing, will they decide it’s time to cash in and downsize? And if they do, will the market be flooded with listings? Some economists think that things could change quickly.
Zelman & Associates forecasts strong single-family growth for the next 30 months or more. Even in a scenario that includes a broader economic downturn within that time period, housing activity would continue to show resilience, with little risk of a severe impact.
As developers today, we’re adopting more aspects of placemaking—a collaborative effort to strengthen the connection between people and the places they share, to help transform spaces into places that serve as an extension of the neighborhood.
The The Counselors of Real Estate‘s annual list of industry threats lists rising mortgage rates and the general economy at the top, but it includes long-term issues for the first time, such as a weakening infrastructure and disruptive technology.
For the first time since the Great Recession, there are signs of a broad shift in America’s housing market. Homeownership rates are inching up, while the number of new rental households has declined slightly.
New Listings for Pinellas County Single Family and Townhomes/Condos UP 8.8%… 1,626 in May 2018 versus 1,494 in May 2017.
Where Are All the Prefab Houses?
Architects, environmentalists and some forward-thinking builders embrace the construction method as the way every home should be built in the future. But modular homes are still a rarity. Why? .
The first month of summer is when HUD and others mark the importance of owning a home and the impact it has on the lives of American families and local neighborhoods – and how it benefits the nation’s economic health.