Economic Conditions

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Existing-Home Sales, Single-Family Starts to Trend Positive in 2024

Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic Research Group forecasts mortgage rates will... More

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Credit Conditions Remain Tight for Builders But Are Improved From Earlier in 2023

Lenders continue to reduce the amount they are willing to lend, increase the... More

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Tri Pointe Homes Targets Expansion in 2024 With Focus on Central and Southeast Markets

The home builder is aiming for 17% year-over-year growth in home deliveries. More

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Mortgage Rates Jump Higher as Inflation Remains Elevated

Higher mortgage rates continue to deter home buying activity, according to the... More

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Builder Confidence Reaches Highest Level Since August

Lower mortgage rates, potential rate cuts, and a lack of existing inventory help... More

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Rising Housing Costs Continue to Drive Inflation

The shelter index accounted for two-thirds of the annual increase in consumer prices. More

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Spring Selling Season 2024: Key Trends and Strategies for Home Builders and Buyers

Zonda chief economist Ali Wolf’s top 3 things to watch as the weather warms and... More

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Mortgage Rates Remain Stable to Start 2024

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has oscillated between 6.6% and 6.7% in... More

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Commercial Real Estate Continues to Feel Pinch of Tightened Credit Conditions

Conditions are having a mixed impact on both public and private home builders. More

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What’s Behind the Blistering Pace of M&A in 2024?

Strong public balance sheets and high valuations for private builders are... More

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