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55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on Record-High

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains strong in the fourth quarter of 2016 with a reading of 67, up eight points from the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

Second Quarter Results Show 55+ Housing Market Remains in Positive Territory

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains in positive territory in the second quarter with a reading of 57, up one point from the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This is the ninth consecutive quarter with a reading above 50.

Builders Remain Optimistic about the 55+ Housing Market

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains in positive territory for the second quarter of 2015 with a reading of 57, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Despite the one-point dip from the previous quarter, this is the fifth consecutive quarter with a reading above 50

Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in April

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in April rose four points to a level of 56 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today

Housing Market Conditions Continue To Improve Across Eighth District During 4Q 2014

Housing market conditions continued to improve during the fourth quarter of 2014 across the seven states that comprise the St. Louis Fed's Eighth District, with home values rising and mortgage delinquencies declining, according to the St. Louis Fed’s latest Housing Market Conditions report.

Builder Confidence Drops One Point in December

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 15, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following a four-point uptick last month, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell one point in December to a level of 57 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today

Realtors® Call for Policy Changes to Aid First-Time Buyers, Strengthen Housing Market

WASHINGTON - December 11, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congress and the administration must address key policy issues in order to facilitate a healthy real estate market that serves current and future homeowners and drives the national economy forward, said the National Association of Realtors® today in testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing

Builder Confidence Remains in Holding Pattern

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in May fell one point to 45 from a downwardly revised April reading of 46 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on a Record High

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for the fourth quarter of 2013 is up sharply, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. All segments of the market—single-family homes, condominiums and multifamily rental—registered strong increases compared to the same quarter a year ago. The single-family index increased 20 points to a level of 48, which is the highest fourth-quarter reading since the inception of the index in 2008 and the ninth consecutive quarter of year over year improvements

Little Rock Burgundy Book: Overall Conditions Improve: Housing Market Strengthens While Manufacturing Activity Slows

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - September 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On balance, economic activity strengthened in the Little Rock zone in the second quarter, according to the most recent edition of the Little Rock Burgundy Book released today by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Importantly, labor market conditions are improving, particularly in Little Rock and northwest Arkansas

Opportunities Abound in Housing Market but Challenges Remain

WASHINGTON, DC - May 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The shape of homeownership and housing markets has changed dramatically over time and will continue to change in the face of new housing opportunities and challenges. That’s according to panelists at the “Challenges and Opportunities in Housing and Homeownership” session today during the Realtors® 2013 Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo here.

Lee & Associates Closes Sale of 200-Acre University Hills in Temecula

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firms in the country, has closed the sale of the 200-acre University Hills project. The transaction price could not be disclosed. The sale is one of the largest in Riverside County so far this year, and by far the largest in Temecula

California Sees Return to Boom Days of House Building

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The homebuilding boom could be returning to parts of California, as real estate values are starting to show strong signs of recovery in the last 12 months. According to an article by the LA Times,...

How MLB is Rebuilding Arizona’s Housing Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Major League Baseball’s Cactus League is composed of teams that make several Arizona cities their home during Spring Training. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox claim Glendale, while...

Bloomberg Businessweek Cover Perpetuates Housing Myths and Disparaging Stereotypes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today CRL submitted the following letter to the editor of Bloomberg, publisher of Bloomberg Businessweek: The Bloomberg Businessweek Feb. 21 story on the recovery of the housing market, A Phoenix Housing Boom Forms, in Hint of U.S. Recovery, was factual and informative.

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Ends Year on a Positive Note

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for single-family homes showed continued improvement in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to the same period a year ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The index increased 10 points to a level of 28, the fifth consecutive quarter of year over year improvements.

NAHB Forecasts Continued Improvement in 55+ Housing Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The segment of the housing industry that caters to those home buyers and renters who are 55+ years old will continue to improve in 2013, according to industry experts at a press conference held today at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. This trend is expected to continue as the share of U.S. households age 55+ will increase significantly through 2020.

2012 housing market posts strong gains: Recovery is at hand with sales and price...

Albany, NY - January 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State housing market recovered strongly in 2012 as closed sales of existing single-family homes, condos and co-ops finished 7-percent ahead of 2011. There was a modest 1.2-percent growth ...

2012 Housing Market Finishes Strong

Denver, CO - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Without question, 2012 was the long hoped-for turnaround year for the housing market. The RE/MAX National Housing Report shows a broad recovery across the country, with both home sales and prices rising almost every month of the year. For December, the number of home sales was up 3.8% and the median price of those homes rose 7.6%.

January 2013 U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook

MCLEAN, VA - January 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Freddie Mac (OTCBB: FMCC) released today its U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for January showing that despite the fiscal uncertainties facing the country, consumer confidence has remained fairly resilient in recovering from its Great Recession lows, buoyed by improving labor and housing market news. Unfortunately, business owners and managers are more sanguine about the nation's business outlook than consumers seem to be.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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VA publishes interim final rule on cash-out home loans to further...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has published an interim final rulerelating to VA-guaranteed cash-out refinance loans to further protect Veteran home-loan borrowers