National Analysis

America’s Most Undersupplied Market: Riverside-San Bernardino

America needs about 17.1 million housing units built this decade, including single-family, multifamily, and oft-overlooked manufactured housing to satisfy current and future demand.

Digital Tools Sell More Homes

New home shopping tools help deepen engagement and establish trust and emotional connection, overcoming large hurdles to selling homes online.

4 Memorable Moments in Merchandising: Retreats & Niches 

This month’s edition delves into design trends. We stay on top of what’s new and handpick the highlights, so you don’t have to.

Designing Build-to-Rent (BTR) Homes: Six Features That Are Different than For-Sale

Regardless of home type or target renter in build-to-rent (BTR) homes, there are a few design strategies that differentiate them from for-sale homes

Some Positive New Home Sales News Heading into 2023: Increased FHA and GSE Loan Limits

FHA and GSE (Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac) loan limits are increasing again in 2023, which will be a major benefit to builders as they grapple with slow new home demand and home buyer affordability issues amidst 6%+ mortgage rates …

Apartment Market Slowdown Continues

The gravitational forces of rising supply, economic uncertainty, and the return of seasonality have all pulled the apartment market back down to Earth.

Monitoring Industry Strategies

We can study historical data all we want—and we do—but strategic decisions made today by housing industry executives as well as home buyers and sellers are what moves the market.

22 Opportunities for 2022

Our team members from across the world share 22 Opportunities for 2022. They are divided into the following groups: Societal, Migration, Technology, Building Cost, Affordability Solutions, and Land Development.