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Why Housing Markets Are Heading South (Again)

Written by Keith Jurow, Capital Preservation Real Estate Report Demand for Houses by Non-Investors is Weakening In previous articles over the past two years, I have emphasized that a rising percentage of home buying has come from all-cash investors.  I … Continue reading

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San Francisco Remodeling and Construction Industry: 2013 Review

by Jiyan Wei, BuildZoom Highlights Overall, San Francisco experienced 1.2% annual growth in the number of building permits issued.1 The San Francisco remodeling and construction activity underperformed in 2013 as compared with the rest of the US. There was a … Continue reading

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Housing Starts Stay In The Toilet, With Sales and Construction Employment

January housing starts stayed in the toilet, running only about flat year to year. The multifamily boom continued while single family languished. The chart tells the story. Continue reading

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January 2014 Existing Home Sales Bad

NAR Blames Weather, Inventory, Flood Insurance, Tight Credit, Prices, Interest Rates …… Written by Steven Hansen The headlines for existing home sales say that sales growth fell in January month-over-month – and declined year-over-year. Our analysis agrees. The three month … Continue reading

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Residential Building Sector Is Very Soft in January 2014

Written by Steven Hansen Residential building permits in January shows the rate of growth continues to moderate. The data was under consensus expectation.

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