Tag Archives: New Home Sales

Price Per Square Foot Rising in Most Markets

As the economy continues to grow jobs, consumer confidence rises and residential rental rates increase, the demand for housing rises. Given a very tight inventory of builder-ready lots, new home construction is trailing demand. As a result, asking prices for both new and existing homes, and ultimately sales prices, are climbing. In some cities prices …Read more

Don’t Tell Me What You Did For Me Today–Tell What You’re Going to Do Tomorrow — Housing Markets, Wall Street and Life

There’s a real dilemma as an investor relations person when it comes to Wall Street and your company’s earnings performance. If you have a bad quarter and fail to meet expectations, the market will react negatively and essentially punish your stock price – sometimes literally pummel it. Other times, when you exceed expectations, the market …Read more

Phoenix — Improving and Coming Back

One of the definitions of the word phoenix is a renewal after a calamity, and that is so appropriate for the real estate markets and economy of Phoenix, Arizona. I had the opportunity to again make the annual journey and speak in Phoenix this week and found a dynamically changed economic landscape. The drivers of …Read more