Jonathan Smoke

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Which Housing Markets Are the Friendliest for EVs?

Stretching from California to North Carolina, these top 20 markets have the best... More

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2017 Housing Predictions From Industry Leaders
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Existing Home Market Keeps Getting Healthier

Analysis of the April existing-home sales data released today by the National... More

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Where in the U.S. is New Home and Lot Demand Peaking?

Big Builder taps Metrostudy's Regional Directors to identify which areas in their U.S. market coverage are experiencing the highest levels of demand for new homes and new home building lots. Scored on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the hot score), each market, score, and insight from that region's regional director can be seen by clicking on our interactive map, after the jump. More

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Chief Economists Highlight Q1 Housing Start Trends

Jonathan Smoke and Brad Hunter discuss today's data release for new residential... More

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Remodeling and Replacement Activity Starts 2014 Weaker than Expected, but Forecast Remains Strong

Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke comments on the new Metrostudy release of the first-quarter 2014 Residential Remodeling Index (RRI).  More

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Consumers More Upbeat and Planning to Buy

Hanley Wood chief economist Jonathan Smoke discusses the April Consumer Confidence data released by the Conference Board. More

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New Home Sales Will March to New Highs Soon

The Commerce Department's first preliminary read on New Homes Sales for March will be released at 10 A.M. this morning. However, Hanley Wood Chief Economist and Metrostudy Senior Vice President of National Research Jonathan Smoke doesn't need the numbers to speak to the state of housing in March: new home sales are indeed marching forward, and should be looking more positive on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis. More

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When Less Is Better

Hanley Wood Chief Economist and Metrostudy Senior Vice President of National Research Jonathon Smoke provides commentary on the National Association of Realtor's release of Existing Home Sales for March, 2014. More

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Custom Builders Discuss Relationships with Dealers

Six of the nation's best say relationship and service trump price. More

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