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Building new homes provides work for numerous people in the service sector while also benefitting selected stocks as well. Read on to discover who else may benefit from a housing rebound.
As an alternative method of construction, earthbag homes are gaining popularity. The initial and long term cost savings, as well as safety, make this method of construction one to highly consider when building a house.
According to an article by Reuters, housing starts dropped 10.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 529,000 units for the month of October. This is the lowest level it has been since April, and the largest percentage drop since January. Housing starts were predicted to be closer to 600,000, as September’s housing starts were at 592,000 units.
The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly reported today that the construction of new privately-owned residences grew for the second straight month, rising 0.8 percent in March.
The amount of housing construction has eased a bit from the record levels of previous years. But the picture still looks good for the future of the housing market. Jobs are still strong and long-term rates are still pretty low.
The amount of new home construction rose to its highest level in more than 30 years. Long-term rates continue to be low and job market is still stable. Both are fueling the housing market to remain strong and steady.
Despite the expected drop in new home construction, the housing market is still going strong. Find out why Quicken Loans Chief Economist Bob Walters warns not to look at this single number as an indication on the housing trend.
Housing starts rose 11% in April beating out expectations and putting starts on track for another great year. Learn more about today's housing starts report and the reasons for the increase.