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  • Americans are staying put in record numbers Nov. 21st 2019
    The share of people who moved in the 12 months through March fell to the lowest level on record, adding to the woes of a housing market plagued by supply shortages. The post Americans are staying put in record numbers appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Everyone’s building in Texas: Houston, DFW lap field in residential building permits Nov. 21st 2019
    A recent study by Apartmentguide.com revealed that, as of July this year, the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth metros were the top two metropolitan areas in the nation in terms of issuing the most residential building permits. The post Everyone’s building in Texas: Houston, DFW lap field in residential building permits appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Existing home sales climb 1.9% on low mortgage rates Nov. 21st 2019
    Despite lingering regional variances, the nation’s existing home sales increased 1.9% in October, according to the National Association of Realtors. This means sales are now 4.6% above October 2018’s rate. The post Existing home sales climb 1.9% on low mortgage rates appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Seller’s market: Prices are still going up, housing inventory keeps falling Nov. 20th 2019
    As mortgage rates remain low, homebuyer demand has risen and that's leading to fewer and fewer houses being on the market. The post Seller’s market: Prices are still going up, housing inventory keeps falling appeared first on HousingWire.

  • U.S. housing market experiences largest inventory decline since 2018 Nov. 20th 2019
    In October, America’s home sales rose by 3.9%, marking the fourth month of the past six to post a year-over-year increase in sales, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report. The post U.S. housing market experiences largest inventory decline since 2018 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • CoreLogic: Lower single-family rental inventory is pushing prices up Nov. 19th 2019
    Apartment rental occupancy rates hit an all-time low this year, meanwhile, single-family rental prices have also surged. According to a new report from CoreLogic, U.S. single-family rent prices rose 3% in September over August. The post CoreLogic: Lower single-family rental inventory is pushing prices up appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Zillow President of Media and Marketplace Greg Schwartz leaving to take “gap year” Nov. 19th 2019
    In a LinkedIn post Monday, Zillow President of Media and Marketplace Greg Schwartz announced he would be stepping down from the company he's helped lead for more than a decade. The post Zillow President of Media and Marketplace Greg Schwartz leaving to take “gap year” appeared first on HousingWire.

  • U.S. housing starts rise 3.8% in October Nov. 19th 2019
    Housing starts rose 3.8% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.314 million and the pace for September was revised upward, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Commerce. The post U.S. housing starts rise 3.8% in October appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Co-living startup Bungalow raises $47 million, including investment from Alex Rodriguez Nov. 18th 2019
    Real estate startup Bungalow launched in 2017, offering a unique solution for finding affordable housing in some of the nation’s most expensive housing markets. Now, the company has raised $47 million from various investors, including A-Rod Corp., the investment firm founded and led by former MLB star Alex Rodriguez. The post Co-living startup Bungalow raises $47 million, including investment from Alex Rodriguez appeared first on HousingWire.

  • BuildFax: New construction, remodeling see increased activity Nov. 18th 2019
    Single-family housing authorizations increased by 0.24% from September to October 2019. This marked a 2.33% increase year over year – the first year-over-year bump since September of 2018. The post BuildFax: New construction, remodeling see increased activity appeared first on HousingWire.