Rise in building permits lifts outlook for housing
The U.S. housing industry sent generally positive signals last week, and that has implications for everyone who sells goods and services to homeowners, including boatbuilders and their dealers.
Reports reveal housing market’s underlying strength
The housing market is always a reliable barometer of the U.S. economy because consumers need more faith in the future to buy a home than to make practically any other purchase they consider.
Housing improves as Obama economy makes way for Trump
The Commerce Department said housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million in December.
Housing sector on a spring winning streak
Two weeks ago, home resales were the player of the week. Last week, new-home sales stole the spotlight, but seen from either perspective the economy is winning because of contributions from these two heavy-hitting sectors.