Drop in housing starts shows industry may weigh on growth
· Three straight months of declines in new-home construction show U.S. homebuilding may weigh on second-quarter growth, Commerce Department data showed June 16. Drop in Housing Starts Shows Industry.
Midwest Top Producers see first-time home buyers as key to success midwest home sales Were Up In June And July The National Association of Realtors reported last friday (08-21-09) home sales in the Midwest surged 8.5 percent in July, the second straight annual increase, as new home buyers snapped up properties to take advantage of a temporary federal tax credit. ,000 plus historic low rates are powerful.