Posts from October 2018

A More Detailed Look at Sizeable Drop in Recent Births

October 19, 2018 by Zelman & Associates

In June of this year, we analyzed preliminary 2017 birth data that revealed a surprising 2.3% drop from 2016, including a 1.3% decline for women at least 25 years old, which reversed similar growth in the prior year. With more detailed data ...

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Filed Under | demographics

Has the New Home Premium to Existing Homes Gotten Too Wide?

October 05, 2018 by Zelman & Associates

Of late, there is an argument surfacing that new home pricing has become too expensive relative to the existing home alternative. It goes something like this: the median new home price reported by the Census Bureau over the last four quarters ...

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Filed Under | affordabilityhome pricinghomebuilding

Investors, Executives Debate Housing Uncertainty at 11th Annual Housing Summit

October 05, 2018 by Zelman & Associates

Last week in Boston, Zelman & Associates hosted its 11th Annual Housing Summit, welcoming over 600 institutional investors and industry executives. Over the course of two days, the most important aspects of the housing outlook were detailed ...

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Filed Under | macro housing