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  • NAR: Home prices stifled existing home sales in August Sep. 22nd 2021
    August marked a slowdown in the purchase market, with existing home sales dropping by 2%, according to a monthly report published by NAR. The post NAR: Home prices stifled existing home sales in August appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing permits hold the key for economic expansion Sep. 21st 2021
    Housing permits, for me, is one of the most important housing and economic data lines we have in America. As long as housing permits are moving upward, not only is housing doing ok but the economic expansion is moving along nicely post-1996. HW+ Premium Content. The post Housing permits hold the key for economic expansion appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Renter market picks up in suburbs Sep. 21st 2021
    Renters are making up a growing share of American suburbs. Today, an estimated 21 million people rent a suburban home in one of 50 largest metros. The post Renter market picks up in suburbs appeared first on HousingWire.

  • August housing starts better than expected Sep. 21st 2021
    U.S. homebuilders started construction on 1.615 million homes in August, up 3.9% from July 2021 and 17.4% higher than a year ago, according to the August housing starts report by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The post August housing starts better than expected appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Homebuilders are targeting the exurbs and inner suburbs Sep. 20th 2021
    Confidence among homebuilders steadied over the past month despite continuing material and labor challenges. Builders are targeting exurbs and inner-suburbs The post Homebuilders are targeting the exurbs and inner suburbs appeared first on HousingWire.

  • These are the hottest housing markets in America Sep. 17th 2021
    A housing market report from RE/MAX found that 36 of 51 metro areas had double-digit year over year sale price increases in August. Boise led the way. The post These are the hottest housing markets in America appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Bidding wars – the scourge of buyers – slowed in August Sep. 17th 2021
    The bidding wars that put smiles on the faces of sellers and simultaneously drove buyers to rip their hair out weren't as frequent in August. The post Bidding wars – the scourge of buyers – slowed in August appeared first on HousingWire.

  • How demographics shaped the housing market in 2021 Sep. 13th 2021
    The U.S. housing market entered a period of the best housing demographics ever recorded in history the same year that COVID grabbed hold of us. HW+ Premium Content The post How demographics shaped the housing market in 2021 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Red-hot US housing market begins to cool Sep. 13th 2021
    Though the demand for homes remained strong across the United States in August, there are clear signs that the housing market is past its peak. The post Red-hot US housing market begins to cool appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Home demand soars in the Pacific Northwest Sep. 08th 2021
    There is not enough building in the Seattle area and zoning codes are too restrictive, one chief economist argues, and that hurts supply. But the real story is demand. The post Home demand soars in the Pacific Northwest appeared first on HousingWire.