Housing Market Continues to Improve, Despite Weak June

The nation’s housing recovery continues to chug along at a steady, albeit, slower-than normal pace. Here’s a look at the latest housing reports and how they reflect on the overall residential real estate market. National Association of Home Builders: June’s 482,000 new-home sales represented an 18 percent increase over the year before, but were 6.8 …

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Rising Rent Propels Buyers into Housing Market

Housing experts have been telling us for years that owning is cheaper than renting a home. In fact, as of May, the latest data from Trulia, an online real estate company, indicated that buying is 35 percent cheaper than renting in all 100 of the top metro markets, compared to 33 percent cheaper one year …

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Industry gains benefit all, including Arizona new-home builders

September was a great month for the housing industry as housing starts in the U.S. surpassed the million-mark for the third time this year, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Rising 6.3 percent during the month and 17.8 percent year-over-year, groundbreakings reached …

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