17.06.2011 - 6 ways to fix the housing market
Not even the blistering summer heat has thawed the housing market, which has been kept frozen for two years by underwater homeowners and tight credit. Every month brings new numbers and guesses about when the thaw will come, and Thursday's data on new residential construction will shed some light on the health of the U.S. housing market. The annual rate of new housing starts has been bouncing around between 500,000 and 700,000 for the last two years. In April, that rate was at 523,000, and May's figure is not expected to change drastically..............................................Full Article: Source
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