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  • Housing starts reach nine-month high in December Jan. 19th 2022
    Housing starts ticked up 1.3% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.70 million. Overall, an estimated 1,595,100 housing units were started in 2021, a 15.6% increase from 2020. The post Housing starts reach nine-month high in December appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Agents scramble to meet demand…in Rochester? Jan. 14th 2022
    There’s a sustained, nationwide surge in housing demand, plus a crippling lack of inventory – and Rochester is hardly impervious to either of these historic trends.  The post Agents scramble to meet demand....in Rochester? appeared first on HousingWire.

  • What are the drivers of housing demand in 2022? Jan. 13th 2022
    In the 2022 housing market, there will soon be a wave of potential buyers aging into the first-time buyer age group. However, these young buyers are not without headwinds. The post What are the drivers of housing demand in 2022? appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Understanding Realogy’s stance on commissions Jan. 13th 2022
    Recent comments by Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman on buyer agent commissions raise more questions than answers. The post Understanding Realogy’s stance on commissions appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing inventory crisis continues in 2022 Jan. 12th 2022
    Want to know where housing demand is headed? Look at the MBA purchase application data from the second week of January to the first week of May. The post Housing inventory crisis continues in 2022 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Home affordability plummeted in fourth quarter Jan. 03rd 2022
    Home-price growth in the fourth quarter means that 77% of counties included in ATTOM's report have now been labeled as less affordable. The post Home affordability plummeted in fourth quarter appeared first on HousingWire.

  • The 2021 housing market recap by Logan Mohtashami Dec. 29th 2021
    Now that we are just a few days away from 2022, it’s time to look at the positive and the negative housing stories of 2021. The post The 2021 housing market recap by Logan Mohtashami appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Top of the list: An interview with Ben Caballero Dec. 29th 2021
    Each year RealTrends releases its list of the highest performing real estate agents in the country, and, like clockwork, Ben Caballero of Dallas-based HomesUSA tops the list. The post Top of the list: An interview with Ben Caballero appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Hope and homebuyers return to Paradise Dec. 28th 2021
    In November 2018, the deadliest fire in the history of California nearly destroyed Paradise, resulting in a mass exodus from the area. Over three years later, here's where Paradise stands today. The post Hope and homebuyers return to Paradise appeared first on HousingWire.

  • New home sales report is deja vu all over again Dec. 23rd 2021
    The new home sales market is just OK. Given that, why has the builder’s confidence index risen so much in recent months? The post New home sales report is deja vu all over again appeared first on HousingWire.