Economic

Few questions more clearly define the business model of a ProSales 100 dealer than whether it just sells stuff or also makes and installs it.

Two time and volume frameworks run simultaneously in the minds of the nation's bigger home builders and developers.

Seemingly everyone applauds the recent surge in home prices as a positive sign for the economy. But, in fact, it isn’t. If anything, it’s a sign the federal government still hasn’t learned its lesson about excessive regulation.

There's a day every year that the Builder 100--a survey-driven rankings of home building's largest companies by volume during the prior calendar year--comes to light. Today is that day.

Despite the lack of surging growth in homebuilding, economists are optimistic about the industry's future — especially now that the market has been able to move past the boom and bust ramifications.

Home sales are up 22% year-over-year in Dallas-Forth Worth in the first quarter of 2016 according to Dallas Business Journal staff writer Candace Carlisle, with 7,035 single-family homes sold.

Demand for housing will likely outpace supply over the next 5 years - a promising condition for the health of our industy's future.

HousingWire staffer Ben Lane drills down into this topic, taps into newly available government data, and highlights 10 U.S. metros with the largest population growth.

Realtor.com staffer Cicely Wedgeworth consults preliminary data collected by the website to identify the 20 hottest real estate markets of March. 

Freddie Mac predicts total home sales, housing starts and house prices will continue to rise this year, reaching their highest point since 2006, according to its March Outlook.