Global house prices reached unprecedented peaks at historical 12-month rates of growth. Is there a taper-tantrum in oaur near future?
A fissure that separates homeownership opportunity and new home sales has emerged in an increasingly bubbly, frenetic demand market. Can builders build a bridge back to first-time, entry level buyers?
Building Tech & Products 06.08.21
The time to de-risk forecasts for inflation impacts is now, given that the commodities crunch can pivot into consumer price stresses in the months ahead.
Marketing & Sales 05.18.21
Sellers -- whether it's a new home or a resale -- are confident they're in the driver's seat. Buyer sentiment, however, shows signs of wear, tear, and fear of not having what it takes. Mind the gap.
This week's inflation red flags, temporary or structural, serve as potential catalysts for housing's leaders to think, act, and solve challenges differently than ever before.
Here's why builders--betting heavily now on lots of fundamental running room for demand--are tense about interest rates.
Who's right about which prediction is exactly the focus area strategists would do well to dispel from their priority agendas right now. Instead of focusing on a bubble, redouble commitment instead to becoming listeners, learners, understanders of what customers feel, think, fear and do.
As inflation pressure builds, real estate and construction stakes as a 'safe haven' investment mount.
All eyes are on costs, supply constraint, and the strain between producers and their vendors. That's a risk; here's an alternative view of the moment's challenge.
CoreLogic economist Thomas Malone offers two counterintuitive takes on the latest home price and sales volume data trends, with a sense of what they mean for what's ahead.