November Permits Show Housing Continues to Improve in Metro Area


December 18, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Housing production continues to outpace the years since 2008 in cities across the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area. The trend through November continues up as reflected in the monthly average of single family permits. In 2012 that average was 274 compared to 2011 with 192, 2010 with 207, 2009 with 180, and 2008 with 269. Single family permits in November were higher than the yearly average to date and totaled 283 for the best November since 2007. Multi-family housing production continued to climb with 332 permits of which 302 were in Grain Valley, Missouri and 30 in Paola, Kansas, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report

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