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Multifamily jobs markets continue growth

The latest Employment Situation Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that both residential construction jobs and apartment operations jobs again saw gains...
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Rent growth slows in November

The latest rent report from Apartment List shows only marginal rent growth month-over-month in November. Nationally, rents rose 0.1 percent for the month, although...
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CoStar reports multifamily property price rise slowing

A new report from CoStar says that multifamily property prices continued their recent rise in October, although the rate of price gains has moderated...
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Residential construction spending reported down in October

The Census Bureau’s report on construction spending shows that the value of residential construction put in place in October was down 0.5 percent from...

Property owner sues East Orange, New Jersey, for stealing $80,000 in equity

An East Orange property owner filed a lawsuit challenging a state tax scheme that allowed the city to take her entire property for paying...

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on Sen. Capito’s Clean Water Act Legislation

Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement on Sen. Shelley...

Move to double lumber tariffs is a gut punch to American home buyers, home...

Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement after the...
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Multifamily property prices rise at record rate

A new report from Real Capital Analytics (RCA) said that multifamily property prices rose 16.8 percent year-over-year through October.  This is the highest rate...
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Fannie Mae lowers housing starts forecast

Fannie Mae’s November economic and housing forecasts call for fewer housing starts in 2021 than in earlier forecasts. However, the forecasts for housing starts...

Multifamily construction sentiment improves in third quarter, despite headwinds

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing improved in the third quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by the...
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Multifamily housing construction activity rises in October

The Census Bureau’s new residential construction report for October showed an uptick in multifamily housing construction activity from last month's relatively weak level. Multifamily housing...
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Quits set record in September

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released the Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLT) report on the jobs market for September. It reported...

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