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Trulia research and its chief economist Jed Kolko have mined their data trove for another powerful chapter in recovery's plot line: the inflection point where purchases to own and occupy far eclipse home purchases intended as quick-turn investment properties. Here's the trend, with a close-up lens on markets where flipping's still clipping along.Read more
Wall Street Journal staffer Javier Espinoza profiles a couple of manufacturers of prefab homes in Europe--Huf Haus, Baufritz--who offer spacious floor plans and high-end finishes—nothing cookie cutter about these million-dollar homes.Read more
Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek staffers John Gittelsohn and Prashant Gopal team up on this Census Bureau report on what has to be the housing headline of the week: household formations grew by 1.66 million, the largest increase in a decade, pouring demand into the multifamily and single-family rental business.Read more
An exploration of why acquirers use fair market value to price a home building... Read more
The largest builder in the U.S. is also the top public builder in the states... Read more
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