housing market

Presidential Hopefuls Must Address Housing Issues

As noted by the Wall Street Journal, MSNBC and other media outlets, the Republican presidential candidates let a great opportunity slip away during Tuesday night's presidential debate to explain how they would address the nation's housing problems.
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Housing is key to job creation, economic recovery

Discussions on the need to restore the nation's languishing housing market in order to rouse job creation from anemic levels and boost economic growth has been prominent this week in congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and in newspapers across the country, leaving many wondering when leaders from Washington will take action to address the problem.
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Housing affordability nears record level

Nationwide housing affordability during the second quarter of 2011 hovered for the 10th consecutive quarter near its highest level in the more than 20 years it has been measured.
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AIA survey finds homeowners prize affordability

WASHINGTON -- The troubled housing market has homeowners concerned about affordability with an increasing preference for functionality over extravagance in special function rooms and home features, according to the results of a the American Insitute of Architects (AIA) Home Design Trends Survey.
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New home sales remain flat in August

Sales of newly built, single-family homes were unchanged in August, holding at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 288,000 units and matching July's revised sales figures, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department today.
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NEW-HOME SALES REMAIN FLAT IN AUGUST

Sales of newly built, single-family homes were unchanged in August, holding at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 288,000 units and matching July's revised sales figures, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department today.
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