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Rising from the Launch Pad: Home Sales up 256 Percent in The Woodlands Hills Community

THE WOODLANDS – (Realty News Report) – Home sales were up 256 percent in The Woodlands Hills, a new 2,000-acre master planned community being developed 13 miles north of The Woodlands. Developed by the Howard Hughes Corp., The Woodlands Hills recorded its initial home sales in the second quarter of 2018 when the Conroe-area community opened. Howard Hughes, which just ... Read More »

Dallas and Houston Will Lead Nation into a Good Year for Home Building, Economists Tell NAHB

LAS VEGAS – (Realty News Report) – Thanks to strong economies and heady population growth– to say nothing of low interest rates — Houston and Dallas are expected to lead the nation in new home starts this year. Single-family starts should continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2020, according to economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas ... Read More »

News Highlights of NAHB’s International Builders’ Show

2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show draws 85,000-plus ORLANDO – (Realty News Report) – A crowd of more than 85,000 filled the exhibit halls of Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center Jan. 9-11 as the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) drew one of its largest turnouts in recent years at the NAHB International Builders’ Show. Home building professionals from around the ... Read More »

Realty News Report: News Posts from the NAHB Builders’ Convention in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – Realty News Report, the only Houston-based media outlet to attend the recent national builders convention in Florida, reports that a construction rebound appears to be brewing in the nation. Some 80,000 home builders, remodelers, developers, designers and their trade partners attended the National Association of Home Builders’ International Builders’ Show Jan. 10-12, 2017 at the Orange County ... Read More »

NAHB Predicts Home Construction to Rise in 2017, Creating Shortage of Lots, Labor and Loans

ORLANDO – Lots, labor and lending will steer the U.S. homebuilding industry this year, with single-family housing starts expected to increase 4.9 percent to 1.16 million from a year ago,  according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Mortgage rates will average 4.5 percent this year before ticking up to 5.3 percent in 2018, said NAHB Chief Economist Rob ... Read More »

Economists See Home Building Surge Coming: Realty News Report @ IBS in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Home starts will rise about 18 percent in 2016, followed by a 30 percent increase in 2017, according to a forecast by David Crowe, chief economist of the National Association of Home Builders. An improving economy, generally steady job growth and increasing consumer confidence are helping to bring buyers back into the marketplace, said economists speaking at the recent NAHB International ... Read More »

Realty News Report: The NAHB Home Builders Convention in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – “Discover the Building Universe” was the theme of the National Association of Home Buildings International Builders’ Show held Jan. 19-21 in Las Vegas. Realty News Report covered the massive event and presents these highlights of the convention:  Millennials to Shape Housing Preferences, Once They Start Buying  LAS VEGAS – The millennial generation is poised to make a significant impact on home design, once they move out ... Read More »

Houston Led Nation in Housing Starts in 2013; And 2014 Looks Even Better

LAS VEGAS – Houston led the nation in single-family home starts last year with a significant lead over the No. 2 market, Dallas, according to Metrostudy, a housing consulting firm. With job growth in full force, Houston area home builders accounted for 28,339 housing starts in 2013. Houston was followed by Dallas-Fort Worth at 21,200 and No. 3 Atlanta with ... Read More »

NAREE Conference: Realty in Recovery

By Ralph Bivins DENVER – The consensus emerging from the National Association of Real Estate Editors 46th annual conference is the real estate market has stabilized and is recovering from its ugly slide that began about four years ago. “You’re going to see an excellent housing recovery,” said Margaret Kelly, chief executive officer of Re/Max, in a speech to the ... Read More »

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