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U.S. home construction unexpectedly accelerated in July to the fastest pace in five months, indicating the housing industry remains an area of support for the economy. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed in August as steady job growth and low interest rates boosted prospects for the residential real-estate market in the second half of the year, according to data Monday from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo. more
I argued last week that the high cost of housing in cities such as New York and San Francisco has a bright side for the larger U.S. economy: As people who would like to live in these highly desirable but dauntingly expensive areas are priced out, they choose instead to settle in upwardly mobile communities that benefit from the new talent and wealth. more
The stock market of the late 1990s is remembered mostly for high-flying dotcom equities that eventually crashed back to earth. more
Home prices in the U.S. rose 5.6 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, extending gains that have cut into affordability for many buyers. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes unexpectedly jumped in July to the highest level in almost nine years, led by soaring demand in the nation’s south and adding to signs of persistent housing-market strength. more
John Picerne, founder of Corvias Group, was recently honored with the National Council of Public-Private Partnership's Excellence in Individual Leadership Award. NCPPP recognizes exemplary projects and visionary leaders for achievement in … more
Purchases of new U.S. homes dropped in August after surging a month earlier to the fastest pace since 2007, representing a pause in momentum within residential real estate. more
More than half of Rhode Islanders who rent their homes or apartments are cost burdened, and one-third of homeowners are similarly strapped, which is diminishing their ability to spend money on other necessities. more
Rhode Island Housing and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston have announced expansion of a second mortgage program aimed at first-time homebuyers in Rhode Island. more
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