Recession Talk and Home Builders

As talks of an economic recession continue to increase, homebuilders’ confidence could change. Currently, builder confidence for single-family homes rose to 66 in early August. And their confidence has been well-founded given the circumstances. Optimism Amongst Home Builders Builders have 4 components that lead to this optimism....

55+ Housing Market Soaring High Again

According to the latest release of NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index, builder confidence in the 55+ housing market was up again in the third quarter.  Eye On Housing excitedly reports that the single-family 55+HMI jumped nine points from the third quarter of 2013, to 59—the...

Single-Family 55+ Housing Market is Back On the Rise

According to the NAHBs latest 55+ Housing Market Index and eyeonbuilding.org, builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market for the first quarter of 2014 is at its highest. Compared to the first quarter of 2013, the single-family index increased 4 points to a level of...

Is Buying Cheaper Than Renting?

With the market seemingly recovering, the cost of rental homes is rising. Is it smarter to buy or rent? A new study indicates that in 98 out of 100 U.S. housing markets, buying may actually be the more affordable option. According to data from the real...