Florida counties record positive real estate data

In the wake of a spur in activity among international buyers and investors, home prices surged in Miami-Dade and Broward counties during the final quarter of 2011.
In the wake of a spur in activity among international buyers and investors, home prices surged in Miami-Dade and Broward counties during the final quarter of 2011. [More]


Top residential real estate markets recognized

A recent survey conducted at the International Builders' Show collected real estate data regarding the strongest residential real estate market in the country, according to Consumer Reports.
A recent survey conducted at the International Builders' Show collected real estate data regarding the strongest residential real estate market in the country, according to Consumer Reports. [More]


Apartment prices stable as demand continues to grow, report says

Despite high demand that will seemingly continue to increase as 2012 progresses, a report by TransUnion finds rental property prices were steady in the fourth quarter of last year.
Despite high demand that will seemingly continue to increase as 2012 progresses, a report by TransUnion finds rental property prices were steady in the fourth quarter of last year. [More]


NMHC survey finds apartment industry growing at considerable pace

Nearly every aspect of the multifamily industry appears to be on the right track and has been improving steadily since 2010, a survey reveals.
Nearly every aspect of the multifamily industry appears to be on the right track and has been improving steadily since 2010, a survey reveals. [More]


S&P: Forecast for homebuilders modest

Homebuilding firms throughout the country are likely to see a marginal rise in activity during 2012, as a report states the outlook for the industry calls for cautious optimism.
Homebuilding firms throughout the country are likely to see a marginal rise in activity during 2012, as a report states the outlook for the industry calls for cautious optimism. [More]


After 2011, housing recovery could be slow, experts say

According to a recent report from MarketWatch, the housing market could make a mild recovery during 2012.
According to a recent report from MarketWatch, the housing market could make a mild recovery during 2012. [More]


Home affordability conditions improved in fourth quarter

During the fourth quarter, market conditions made homes more affordable for prospective buyers, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors.
During the fourth quarter, market conditions made homes more affordable for prospective buyers, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors. [More]


Builder sentiment regarding older-consumer housing market improves

Confidence in the 55-and-older housing market increased markedly during the first month of 2012 compared to the final month of 2011, a report by the National Association of Home Builders indicates.
Confidence in the 55-and-older housing market increased markedly during the first month of 2012 compared to the final month of 2011, a report by the National Association of Home Builders indicates. [More]


Drop in office construction could drive up rents

Should the construction of new commercial real estate properties - specifically, office buildings - remain stagnant during 2012, the Wall Street Journal reports rents could grow significantly around the country.
Should the construction of new commercial real estate properties - specifically, office buildings - remain stagnant during 2012, the Wall Street Journal reports rents could grow significantly around the country. [More]


Obama scorecard indicates mixed housing market data

The Department of the Treasury has released the White House's January Housing Scorecard, which claims that the market had a mixture of positive and negative news throughout the month.
The Department of the Treasury has released the White House's January Housing Scorecard, which claims that the market had a mixture of positive and negative news throughout the month. [More]