Confidence among U.S. homebuilders plunged in February by the most on record as bad weather limited prospective buyer traffic and depressed sales.
Hard economic times had kept Amy Derose and her husband Lawrence locked in an unhappy marriage for the sake of their engineering firm in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Rob Gray moved his family of four from Massachusetts to Texas, where he bought a new five-bedroom, five-bath, two-fireplace home built by Toll Brothers Inc.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders increased more than forecast in December, matching the highest level in eight years.
The U.S. cost of living was unchanged in November, showing it will take time for inflation to approach the level desired by Federal Reserve officials, who begin their policy meeting today.
The National Association of Home Builders lowered its forecast for U.S. single-family home starts this year and next as higher interest rates slow the pace of growth in the housing market.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held in November at a four-month low as buyer traffic and sales outlooks retreated.
Stephen Shelton wants his son to inherit his masonry company staffed with skilled craftsmen. To guarantee that happens, he started a school.
Tyl Pattisall’s timing couldn’t have been better. She and her husband bought a condominium in San Francisco three years ago when the market was depressed and sold it for a profit in June. Now she’s looking to buy again.
Homebuilder confidence held in September at the highest level in almost eight years, a sign housing will remain a bright spot for the U.S. economy.
"Separations and divorce often create additional housing demand by creating two households when there was one."
- David Crowe on Feb 17, 2014
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