Regional Housing Market Intelligence

You Can’t Argue With The Math: The Inevitable Rebound

Home prices have gone through a severe bear market for the past five years, after experiencing a strong rising market for several years before that. While some have become discouraged about residential real estate, the time for discouragement is past. …

Prospective Buyers Will Lease-To-Own When Given The Option

At RSI’s The New House community in Beaumont, CA (Riverside-San Bernardino MSA), future residents can choose to: Buy for $1,576 per month Rent for $1,700 per month Lease-to-Own for $2,015 per month More than 30% of customers are choosing the …

Florida Is On Fire

The Florida housing market is booming. Home buyer traffic and sales are climbing rapidly throughout the state, leading to increasing home and land prices. In the last two weeks, I had 14 meetings and visited over 20 communities throughout the …

More Than 30% Of California Home Deals All Cash

John was on Fox Business News today discussing the housing market rebound in California.   If you have any questions, please contact John Burns at (949) 870-1210 or by email.  

Mid-Size Lots Are The Sweet Spot In San Diego

In San Diego County, higher-priced homes on lot sizes in the 5,000 to 6,999 square foot range sell at faster sales rates than much lower priced homes on smaller lot sizes or higher-priced homes on larger lot sizes. Unfortunately, new …

Sacramento Surging

Sacramento’s housing market is surging. I live here and see the evidence everywhere I look. Here are a few statistics that might surprise you: There is virtually no supply. There is only a 1.0 month supply of resale homes on …

What Today’s Smartest Builders Are Using To Stay In The Minds Of Buyers

As the housing market heats up again around the country, builders are scrambling to offer the latest and greatest product ideas to help stay ahead of the pack. Sometimes the ideas are major changes to the way floorplans are designed. …

Texas Master-Plan Communities Dominate

Last year, sales in the top 50 master-planned communities (MPCs) totaled 16,481 units, or approximately 5% of the estimated 306,000 new U.S. home sales for the year. Texas dominates the top 50. Of the 50 top-selling MPCs in the country, …

Las Vegas Is A Great Bet Today

In Las Vegas today, home sales are strong and prices are appreciating. Strong Sales: In our proprietary Housing From the Frontlines™ builder survey, every builder sold at least four homes per community in a recent month. Rising Prices: In our …

One Size Will Not Fit All in the San Francisco Bay Area

For many environmentalists and planners, high density urban housing is the Holy Grail, and they are making it increasingly more difficult for new suburbs to emerge. Though demographic shifts will help drive demand for this product, this will not be …