Robin Smith, Las Vegas Builder Trade In

U.S. Census Data Shows New Homes are Getting Bigger

by Builder Trade In Program Jul, 05

If you’ve been active in your new home hunt, you’ve probably noticed one similar trend about the homes and communities you’ve been checking out: homes are getting bigger.

Well, you’re not just seeing things. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the size of single-family homes has been rising for decades. In fact, the median size of a single-family home completed in in the United States in 2015 was 2,467 sq. ft., up 14 sq. ft. from the previous year and up 240 sq. ft from 2005.

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New Home Friday 07-01-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Jul, 01

What does “Brexit” mean to the U.S. Housing Market?

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 28

“Brexit” – The British exit from the economic and political union with Europe after a quarter century came as a great surprise, shaking financial markets and lowering the outlook for economic growth in the U.S.

“Buying, selling and lending just got riskier, all because the market is more turbulent and less predictable,” Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson said. “It takes a certain amount of confidence to buy a huge asset like a house and markets just lost their confidence.”

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New Home Friday 06-24-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 24

The emotional steps in the new home journey

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 21

 

Drew Knight - New Home Source

When will the Fed raise interest rates?

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 14

Disappointing job growth in May combined with other economic factors seem to have caused the Fed to reconsider a June rate hike.

The Federal Reserve's April meeting minutes suggested that a strengthening economy could bring about the decision to raise interest rates at the June meeting. However, disappointing job growth in May combined with other global and domestic factors seem to have caused the Fed to reconsider. 

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New Home Friday 06-10-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 10

Housing Preferences of Millennials vs. Baby Boomers

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 07

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a study entitled: Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers. The study compared the house preferences of seniors, boomers, gen X-ers, and millennials.

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New Home Friday 06-03-2016

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 03

The New Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Report

by Builder Trade In Program May, 31

 

The new Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report was created to monitor consumer sentiment about the housing market. 

 

This new report covers core topics that are tracked on a monthly basis such as - Is now a good time to buy or sell?

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