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NAR Forecasts Improved Housing Market Conditions for 2024

Chief economist Lawrence Yun foresees 1.48 million housing starts in 2024,... More

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What Market Conditions Should Home Builders Expect Going Into 2024?

The new-home building sector has been buoyed by a lack of resale inventory and an... More

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Ali Wolf: 5 Strategies That Could Increase Housing Supply

Zonda chief economist Ali Wolf analyzes several current policy options aimed to... More

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Federal Reserve Elects to Hold Rates Steady

The rate pause comes as labor and inflation data suggests the economy is beginning... More

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Is the Economy Headed Toward a Soft Landing?

Economists share projections for a potential soft landing, an economic recession,... More

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Lumber Price Uncertainty Persists as Housing Market Is Poised for Expansion

Supply-side limitations, such as mill curtailments and forest fires, coupled with... More

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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates to 22-Year High

The latest 25-basis-point hike is the 11th rate increase in 17 months. More

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Resale Inventory, Inflation Remain Key Factors to Watch in Overall Economy

Economists from four organizations share data builders should monitor in the... More

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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates for 10th Time Since March 2022

The latest 25-basis-point increase shifts the federal funds target rate to its... More

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Economic Growth Weakens in Q1 as Housing Share Declines

The 1.1% growth in real gross domestic product in the first quarter of 2023 is the... More

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