Category: housing inventory

Overcoming Housing’s Acute Inventory Shortage

The shortage of housing—of both the affordable and merely available variety—is a forefront issue for housing-policy decision-makers, and is at the center of many recent studies aiming to gain understanding and… Read more »

What a dismal jobs report means for the housing market

April was supposed to be the month that proved America’s economy had definitively kicked back into full gear. After all, roughly one million jobs were added in March, roughly 40%… Read more »

Why you shouldn’t worry about the drop in new home sales

Today the Census Bureau reported that in February 2021, new single-family home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 775,000. This was a big miss from estimates. Although… Read more »

U.S. home prices rise by 4% in December

Be forewarned! Not every home in every market went up by exactly this amount! to get a better grasp of whats going on in your neighborhood contact us via the… Read more »

Mortgage rates drop to three-month low

The average U.S. fixed rate for a 30-year mortgage fell to 3.6% this week, a three-month low. That’s 5 basis points below last week and 85 basis points below the 4.45%… Read more »