Housing News

April 15, 2010

The National Association of Home Builders housing market index, which tracks industry confidence, jumped four points in April to 19, the highest reading since September.

April 05, 2010

Scott Sedam interviews Mike Funk, Sr., and Jennifer Heitmann from David Weekley Homes to find out how the company saved $10 million by implementing Lean building principles.

April 01, 2010

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that February residential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $250.8 billion, 2.1 percent below the revised January estimate of $256.2 billion.

March 31, 2010

After a difficult early 2009, Comstock Homebuilding Companies announced net income for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009 of $1.4 million, compared to a net loss of $4.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2008.

March 29, 2010

The recent trend of immigrants arriving in mid-size metropolitan areas and their success in the housing markets is the focus of a new study released by the University of Southern California.

March 25, 2010

Bank of America announced Wednesday it will look first at principal forgiveness when modifying certain subprime, Pay-Option and prime two-year hybrid mortgages qualifying for its National Homeownership Retention Program.

March 22, 2010

Lennar Corp. is investing in failed bank loans and distressed real estate assets to boost revenue as demand for new houses shows few signs of revival.

March 11, 2010

U.S. mortgage foreclosure filings dropped for a second straight month in February, and notched the smallest annual increase in four years as housing-rescue efforts contained activity.

March 10, 2010

According to a new report from London-based research firm Capital Economics, houses in the United States are nearly 20% undervalued when compared to global markets.

March 04, 2010

Pending home sales dropped in January and more declines are expected, according to the National Association of Realtors.


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