Housing starts up but permits post lowest growth since mid-2011

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This is the highest housing starts report since July 2007. While housing production numbers rose, overall permits – which are a sign of future housing production activity – dropped 4.6 percent to 1.3 million units in May. Single-family permits fell 2.2 percent to 844,000 while multifamily permits fell 8.7percent to 457,000.

 · Permits increased by 0.3%, which was better than expected. Maybe that’s a sign that starts will be better in January? Only time will tell. Year over year, housing starts tumbled 10.9%. That was the biggest drop since 2011. Last week, January pending home sales had rebounded more than expected on the month, up 4.6% versus the 1% expectation.

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Starts for the multi-family housing segment rose 2.4 percent to a rate of 304,000 units in January. Permits for the construction of multi-family homes increased 7.2 percent to a pace of 533,000 units.

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January housing starts and permits both improved, although single family housing permits fell to a 16-month low. growth rate of real estate loans changed from neutral to positive. It’s above +3.25%.

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Leasing metrics improved throughout 2018, particularly new leases, which were up nearly 150 bps from last year. Turnover rates remain near record lows as renter satisfaction remains very high. Low..

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Housing starts sink 11% in last month of 2018, but rising. –  · That’s the lowest level since September 2016. Economists polled by MarketWatch has expected starts to total 1.225 million. Even though new construction hit a lull in December, permits to build additional houses edged up 0.3% to a 1.33 million annual pace. It appears.

 · #4. Remodeling activities are also up for the homebuilding industry. In 2018, activities on existing homes may achieve 8% growth thanks to housing inventories that are historically low. (Fine Homebuilding) #5. In 2006, right before the recession hit the global economy, more than 2 million total permits were issued.

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