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December dip in home starts doesn’t derail market’s momentum, but concerns remain

December dip in home starts doesn’t derail...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2016

Despite ending the year on an unexpected sour note, the U.S. housing market had its best year since 2007 in ...

U.S. home starts up 10.5% as labor, lot costs continue to worry builders

U.S. home starts up 10.5% as labor, lot costs continue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2015

The start of construction on homes in the U.S. rebounded in November with gains in both single-family and apartment construction. Following ...

U.S. home starts fall 11% in October; builder confidence dips first time in 5 months

U.S. home starts fall 11% in October; builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2015

With the start of construction on both single-family homes and apartment complexes down in October, total U.S. home starts fell ...

Construction firms paying their bills earlier the latest indicator of U.S. industry’s strength

Construction firms paying their bills earlier the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 12, 2015

Calling the findings evidence of a clear "upswing" in the U.S. construction industry, a U.K.-based credit reporting agency says American ...

Home starts tumble 11.1 percent in May following April’s big jump

Home starts tumble 11.1 percent in May following...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

Large ups and downs in the rate of new home construction have become somewhat of a trend halfway through the ...

U.S. home starts fall 2 percent in January as builder confidence dips due to cold weather

U.S. home starts fall 2 percent in January as builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

Following up a nice gain in December, housing starts in the U.S. fell 2 percent in January and builder confidence ...

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence slips

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

The rate of construction on new single family homes fell in November and with it went the rate of all ...

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence clicks back up

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2014

U.S. home starts fell 2.8 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.009 million, according to preliminary data ...

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall in nonresidential

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 01, 2014

U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent. Spending was at a seasonally adjusted ...

Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery

Is construction “dead in the water”?...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...

Home starts fall 9.3% to 9-month low in June, but builder confidence is on the rise

Home starts fall 9.3% to 9-month low in June, but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2014

After gains in Spring jumpstarted what many hoped would be a high-activity construction season following a harsh winter, construction on ...

Home starts fall 6.5% in May as apartment construction and permits slow

Home starts fall 6.5% in May as apartment construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2014

May represented a down month for residential construction in the U.S. as both home starts and permits decreased. U.S. home construction ...

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