Housing starts cooled in February after robust January

U.S. Housing Starts Decline Most in Eight Months in February New data suggests developers continue to struggle to build affordable properties amid rising costs for materials and labor.

Were Canadian Housing Starts Stable in January 2018. – For January, that is. The trend in housing starts was 224,865 units in January 2018, compared to 226,346 units in December 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).This trend measure is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts.

TORONTO – The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said the annual pace of housing starts slowed in January, dropping less than was expected for the start of the year.. February 8, 2019 12:30 PM.

Residential starts fell 7% in February to a 1.24 million annualized rate (the estimate had been for 1.29 million starts) after a 1.33 million pace in the prior month. single-family home starts rose 2.9%, a second straight monthly gain, but multifamily starts fell 26.1% after a similar jump in January, according to government figures released on.

New-home sales declined more than forecast in December More: Townhouse at Bob Stern-Designed 20 East End Ave. Asks $12.525M The slowdown in new-home sales mirrors the nationwide housing market, which saw sales decline 7.6% in January. which has been on.

PDF Economics: The Fed May Soon Start to Lose "Patient" – improvement in housing activity, dragged upward by strengthening economic and labor market fundamentals, rather than a breakout year for the industry. Housing starts cooled in January after reaching an expansion-best pace in December, and builder confidence softened in February to a four-month low.

February Truck tonnage sees slight decline compared to January, reports ATA The ATA’s advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for February, at 117.4 (2015=2000) fell 0.2% in February after heading up 2.5% (revised up from an original 2.3% reading) from December to January, which came in at 117.6.

Housing Starts & Completions Big Picture: Despite more than doubling off the bottom at the depths of the financial crisis (553k in December 2009 to 1208k in February. After a surge of apartment.

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Housing markets started strong in 2018. Single-family housing starts. YoY in January and, at current levels, remain 14% higher YoY in February. Downward pressure on oil prices would likely mean.

U.S January Housing Starts Strongest Since September Housing starts fell most in eight months in February. Separate reports Tuesday showed mixed results for housing in January. The S&P corelogic case-shiller index rose 3.6% from a year earlier, the least since 2012, while the Federal Housing finance agency measure rose 0.6% for the best monthly.

B.C. housing starts cool after hot October By Bryan Yu | January 2, 2018 Urban-area starts slowed to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 45,300 units from a 53,900-unit pace in October.

Starwood’s Sternlicht says real estate health tied to tech Homebuilder sentiment declines to an eight-month low After four straight months of m/m declines, homebuilder sentiment finally saw a bounce this month, rising from a six-month low of 68 last month to 70 in May. While homebuilder sentiment is still pretty well off its highs from December, the trend of higher highs and higher lows remains intact.Tech giants such as Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc. are "critical" to the health of the real estate market and the economy because they lease large amounts of office space in U.S. cities, Sternlicht said. That concentrated demand makes tech stocks and real estate markets more closely correlated than they have ever been, he said.Housing starts fall more than expected, permits steady