Items Tagged with 'Ralph McLaughlin'

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  • Who are today’s homebuyers?

    New report shows rise in surprising demographics
    New demographics have emerged as the leaders in the home buying market in 2018, according to a new report from Veritas Urbis Economics. In its new report, the company said homebuyers are increasingly “women, graying and without children.” Those are three separate categories, not one.
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  • Here’s how Texas is solving its inventory crisis

    Dallas homebuilding outpaces rest of country
    Texas’ inventory shortages won’t be around much longer if the state keeps up its crazy-fast home building pace. The state is currently blowing past the rest of the country in homebuilding, with only three Texas markets – Dallas, Houston, and Austin - on pace to make up more than 10% of all permits in the U.S. Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia's chief economist, explains what the growth means for the Lone Star State.
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  • Can new home sales end the housing inventory crisis?

    Sales of unbuilt homes hover near a 10-year high
    The latest new home sales report presents a more positive forecast on the future of today’s current inventory crisis. The key is in the share of new home sales not started, in other words homes purchased off a plan, which hovers near a 10-year high.
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