Posts from October 2016

Long-Term Increase in Asian and Hispanic Homeownership Rates Underappreciated

October 21, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

As of the 2010 Decennial Census conducted by the Census Bureau, 64% of the population was characterized as being of White race, down from 69% in 2000 and 76% in 1990. Depending on immigration assumptions, demographers estimate that the White ...

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Filed Under | demographicshomeownership

Size of New Single-Family Homes Starting to Decline on Entry-Level Push

October 21, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

On a quarterly basis, we aggregate a significant sample of new homes listed for sale by production builders to gauge the trends in price point availability, pricing trends and general characteristics of the homes. In 3Q16, our sample approximated ...

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Filed Under | entry-levelnew home sales

Mixed Results for Housing-Related Stock Prices in 3Q16 and Year To Date

October 07, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

Zelman & Associates produces stock price indices for eight sectors where it provides equity research coverage, presently capturing almost 90 companies. In the third quarter, the S&P 500 index appreciated 3% while the 10-year Treasury yield ...

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Filed Under | stocks

9th Annual Housing Summit Brings Together Hundreds of Industry Leaders

October 07, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

Two weeks ago, Zelman & Associates hosted its 9th Annual Housing Summit in Boston. The event attracted record attendance of over 700 institutional investors and housing industry executives. Our interactive panels included homebuilders, building ...

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Filed Under | macro housing

Apartment-Centric Population Expected to Trail Modestly Over Next Decade

October 07, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

We define the “Millennial” generation as those born between 1984 and 2002, making them 14-32 years old at present. According to the Census Bureau, there are approximately 83.5 million people in the United States in this age cohort ...

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Filed Under | apartmentsdemographicsmillennials