home prices

New Open-Source X Lab Market Looks To Cut 6% Commissions

Marketing & Sales 08.18.21

New Open-Source X Lab Market Looks To Cut 6% Commissions

An open-sourced power-of-information platform would give consumer sellers and buyers more sway, more savings, and less friction in one of life's anxiety-filled experiences: Property transactions.

Look Who's Selling: The 2020s Baby Boom Pivot Has Arrived

Marketing & Sales 08.20.21

Look Who's Selling: The 2020s Baby Boom Pivot Has Arrived

Just as millennials' latent family-formation awakening has galvanized single-family demand, a Baby Boom age 55-to-75 analog -- extended family formation -- will transform resales and ignite the 2020s housing economy.

Tri Pointe CEO Doug Bauer On The Inflation Spectre And His Plan For That

Policy 06.30.21

Tri Pointe CEO Doug Bauer On The Inflation Spectre And His Plan For That

A candid TBD one-on-one conversation with the top-20 ranked homebuilder's chief strategist, who believes 'politicized economics led to a bad recipe to stimulate the economy when they did.'

In Market Talktrack, Uncertainty, Even Concessions Crop Up

Policy 07.08.21

In Market Talktrack, Uncertainty, Even Concessions Crop Up

Two terms have surfaced in the spotty, choppy limbo market dynamic that has checked up both construction flow and demand mojo: Pause and Concessions.

Recalculating Risk: The Californiafication Of US Housing

Policy 07.21.21

Recalculating Risk: The Californiafication Of US Housing

TBD Dream Teamer Scott Cox unpacks how to grapple with where housing's at, where it's heading, and what builders, developers, and investors need to do to factor for disrupted supply and demand forces.

Sneak Peak: As Sales Top Out, Signs Of Softening Multiply

Marketing & Sales 07.01.21

Sneak Peak: As Sales Top Out, Signs Of Softening Multiply

Keeping an eye on new-home "search" behavior offers a smart way to take stock on signals versus noise in the next several months.

Capital 06.03.21

Talking Housing Bubble? Start Talking Turkey ... And Talking Taper

Global house prices reached unprecedented peaks at historical 12-month rates of growth. Is there a taper-tantrum in oaur near future?

The Price, Pace, Profit Plot Thickens In A Murky Outlook

Marketing & Sales 08.24.21

The Price, Pace, Profit Plot Thickens In A Murky Outlook

Here's why builders are hoping existing home inventory trends continue upward -- for at least the rest of 2021.

Crystal Ball Olympics In Swing As Pundits See A Turn In Housing

Marketing & Sales 07.27.21

Crystal Ball Olympics In Swing As Pundits See A Turn In Housing

Rumors of the demise of the current housing run-up are premature. Let's unpack what we're hearing and what we know.

Building Tech & Products 07.22.21

Will Three Out Of Five Would-Be Homebuyers Spark Change?

As the gaps between would-be homebuyers and prevailing prices widen, how might innovative solutions figure into, one-day, closing them and expanding the buyer pool?