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New Home Construction In Midwest Jumps In August From Year Ago-Bucks National Trend






New home construction in August increased in the midwest region of the U.S. by 10.5 percent from a year ago to a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 116,000 homes. […]

New Home Construction In The Midwest Slows In July But Still Up YTD From Last Year






New home construction in the midwest region of the U.S. occurred at a, seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 112,000 homes in July, down 2.6% from the month before and down 6.7% from July 2015 when the rate of new home starts in the midwest was at 115,000 homes, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. […]

New Home Construction In Midwest During March Increases Over 40 Percent From Year Ago






New home construction in the midwest region of the U.S. continued strong in March with home builders beginning construction on new homes at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 123,000 home, a 41.4% increase from March 2015 when the new home start rate was 87,000 homes. March’s rate was a decline of 21.2 from February when an increase of nearly 90 percent from the year before sent the annual rate to 153,000 homes. […]

New Home Construction In St Louis Slips In July Still Up For The Year

New home construction activity in St Louis during July showed mixed results around the St Louis area. For the five-county core St Louis market that I focus on (city of St. Louis and counties of St Louis, St Charles, Franklin and Jefferson) permits issued for new homes during July slipped 2.7% to 322 from […]

New Home Construction In Midwest Slips In May After Spike in April

New Home Construction in the Midwest declined to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of return of 104,000 homes in May after hitting a rate of 123,000 homes in April. April’s increase in activity brought the rate of new home construction to 23% above a year ago, but in May the rate fell to a […]

New Home Construction In Midwest Finishes Out 2014 Ahead of 2013






After struggling for years, new home construction in the Midwest finished out 2014 with a little more home building activity than the prior year and on a pace that makes me feel pretty optimistic about 2015 for the home building industry. […]

New Home Construction In Midwest Increases In November as Does Home Size

New home construction starts in the Midwest during November occurred at a seasonally adjusted, annual rate, of 107,000 homes, an increase of 5.9 percent from the month before and a decline of 10.1 percent from November 2013, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Year to date through the end […]

New Home Construction Needs to Increase to Match Job Growth According to REALTORS®

New home construction is not keeping up with demand in most of the U.S. and could even lead to “persistent housing shortages and affordability issues unless housing starts increase to match up with local job creation”, according to a newly released analysis by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist, […]

New Home Construction In Midwest off to slow start in 2014

New Home Construction in the midwest region of the U.S. is off to a slow start for 2014, according to newly released new home construction report from the U.S. Census Bureau.  According to the report, new home construction starts of single-family homes in the midwest during February  was at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of […]

St. Louis area new home construction activity continues to increase; St. Charles leading the way






This morning, the Commerce Department released its new home construction report showing that, on a national basis, all aspects of new home construction, permits, starts and completions, slipped slightly in November 2012 from the month before but were up from a year ago. The Home Builders Association’s new home report shows somewhat better results in St. Louis with permits in St. Louis county up almost 25 percent in November from a year before, nearly a 47 percent increase in St. Charles County, a 1.4 percent increase in Jefferson County and modest decreases in Franklin and Warren County. The city of St. Louis has been hit the hardest with over a 50 percent decline in new home construction from a year ago. […]

New Home Building Permits and Starts Down In June

The U.S. Census Bureau and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a their report on New Residential Construction for June 2010 showing a decrease in building permits and a decrease in new home starts from May.

The report shows the following:

Building permits issued for single-family residences in June were […]

New Home Permits Drop Almost 10 Percent in May; New Home Starts Drop 17 Percent

The U.S. Census Bureau and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a their report on New Residential Construction for May 2010 showing a decrease in building permits and a decrease in new home starts from April.

The report shows the following:

Building permits issued for single-family residences in May were […]

Building Permits Jump in March; New Home Construction Still Outpacing Sales

The U.S. Census Bureau and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a their report on New Residential Construction for March 2010 showing an increase in building permits and a decrease in new home starts from February.

The report shows the following:

Building permits issued for single-family residences in March were […]

New Home Construction In February Continuing to Outpace New Home Sales

The U.S. Census Bureau and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a their report on New Residential Construction for February 2010 showing a decrease in new home construction activity from February, but siginificant increases from a year ago..

The report shows the following:

Building permits issued for single-family residences in […]

New home construction in the U.S. increases in November….but why?

New home construction is on the rise in November…. WHY??? They aren’t selling as fast as they are being built…didn’t we learn our lesson?

The U.S. Census Bureau and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a their report on New Residential Construction for November 2009 showing an increase in new […]

New home construction in Midwest down in October; New home completions still outpacing sales by over 50 percent

Even with a decline in the Midwest in new home starts and completions, new home construction activity is still outpacing new home sales potentially leading to inventories increasing again.

The US Census Bureau and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a their report on New Residential Construction for October 2009 […]