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#1 Answer to the Housing Shortage: New Construction




#1 Answer to the Housing Shortage: New Construction | Keeping Current Matters

The biggest challenge to today’s housing market is the shortage of housing inventory for sale. A normal market would see a six-month supply of homes for sale. Currently, that number is below four months. This is the major reason home prices have continued to appreciate at higher levels than historic averages.

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Builder Confidence Hits 11-Year High




Builder Confidence Hits 11-Year High | Keeping Current Matters

In many areas of the country, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers looking to purchase their dream homes. Experts have long proposed that a ramp-up in new, single-family home construction would be one of the many ways to overcome this inventory shortage.

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New Home Sales Race to Keep Up with Demand [INFOGRAPHIC]




New Home Sales Race to Keep Up with Demand [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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Why We Need More Newly Constructed Homes




Why We Need More Newly Constructed Homes | Keeping Current Matters

The number of new home sales is far off historic norms. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just reported that the percentage of all house sales that were newly constructed homes has fallen to the lowest numbers in forty years.

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5 Stats That Prove the Real Estate Market Is Getting Stronger




5 Stats that Prove the Real Estate Market is Getting Stronger | Keeping Current Matters

Whenever there is talk about an improving housing market, some begin to show concern that we may be headed toward another housing bubble that will be followed by a crash similar to the one we saw last decade.

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