Monthly Archives: August 2013

More Signs Of Strength In The Housing Market

The news keeps getting better for the U.S. housing market. Prices are up, construction is up, and new-home sales are up. These are significant changes on the margin that are likely to have positive ripple effects throughout the economy.   Both measures of housing prices show a 12% gain over the past year. Higher mortgage rates are likely to temper… (more…)