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Here's Why Housing Markets With Booming Prices Haven't Fully Recovered: Construction

Jed Kolko | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

The Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor are the earliest leading indicators of how asking prices and rents are trending nationally and locally. They adjust for the changing mix of listed homes and show what's really happening.

Trulia Housing Barometer Says Market Now 52 Percent Back to 'Normal'

Jed Kolko | Posted 04.01.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

Each month, Trulia's Housing Barometer charts how quickly the housing market is moving back to "normal." "Conventional" home sales were up 26% year-over-year in December.

2012's Construction Rebound: Behind the Façade

Jed Kolko | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

What explains these local differences in construction activity? These top markets for 2012 construction tend to have strong job growth and low vacancy rates, and they suffered relatively little during the housing bust

Housing Market Leaps 42 Percent Back to Normal

Jed Kolko | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Jed Kolko

Nationally, sales were at their highest level since May 2010, so home sales are now 61 percent back to normal to from their worst point during the bust. In the West region, however, sharp inventory declines prevented home sales from rising at all year over year.

New-Home Construction Logs Unexpected Gain

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The number of new housing projects that builders broke ground on in February rose sharply, defying economists' forecasts for yet an...