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  • Homeownership Rate at Record Low

    According to Census Bureau’s Housing Vacancy Survey (HVS), the homeownership rate dropped to 62.9% in the second quarter of 2016. It is the lowest level since 1965, when the Census Bureau started tracking these data. This was a second straight quarterly decrease, down by 60 basis points on a nonseasonally adjusted basis from three months ago. The homeownership rate continued… Read More ›

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  • New Home Sales: Financing Source Shares Hold Steady

    NAHB analysis of the most recent Census estimates concerning sources of financing for new home sales reveals that the share of mortgages financed through conventional, FHA, and VA loans, as well as cash, held steady in the second quarter of 2016 while the number of new homes sold grew by 22%. According to data from the Census Bureau’s Quarterly Sales by Price… Read More ›

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  • First Look at the Federal Open Market Committee July Meeting – See You in September

    The statement released following the July meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) sends a strong signal that the June jitters that upended the April willingness have passed; a September federal funds rate increase is back on the table. In the statement, the committee upgraded their assessment of the economy since June. Economic activity was upgraded to “expanding at… Read More ›

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