Homes are getting bigger. Does that mean the housing market is getting stronger? Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows homes are growing in size. In fact we may see a high water mark in 2012. According to this article, homes are typically built smaller in times of economic downturn and larger during times [...]
A recent report by the U.S. Department of Commerce states a decline in housing starts due to the slowdown in the apartment and multi-family sector. However there was an increase in permits, which is an indicator of future starts, and also single family housing starts currently underway.
A recent report from a Phoenix area title company shows the Phoenix housing market continues to pick up steam. The report released by Grand Canyon Title Agency, Inc. also shows a sharp decline in the number of foreclosures.
The Capitol Mall Association is raffling off two renovated homes in Phoenix. The tickets are only $20 each (or six for $100).
According to Michael Orr, real estate expert at A.S.U.’s W.C. Carey School of Business, the Phoenix housing market is continuing to recover. He also says that traditional homes sales are on the increase.
Even as news broke this week that home ownership in America has fallen to its lowest level in 15 years, the Phoenix housing market continues to surge. While increased demand bodes well for a recovery, there are concerns that it may be too much, too soon. Click here to read Phoenix Business Blog article.
A big part of the American dream is slipping away as owning a home becomes more elusive for people across the country. According to a Bloomberg article, home ownership has fallen to its lowest level since 1997.
azcentral.com: According to this article, “[t]he Arizona Housing Alliance, made up of leaders in the housing industry, is considering legal action to stop a proposed $50 million sweep from the mortgage settlement fund to balance the state’s budget.”
Zillow says the housing market has hit bottom in more than half the metro areas on its tracking list, but believes there’s still a way to go for areas that continue to decline.