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JV acquiring almost 2,000 homes throughout the South for single-family rentals
JV acquiring almost 2,000 homes throughout the South for single-family rentals

Transcendent Electra, a partnership between Transcendent Investment Management and Electra America, has $496 million of properties in contract process and closing and another $1 billion in the pipeline.

NAHB: Single-family homes help boost total residential construction spending in March
NAHB: Single-family homes help boost total residential construction spending in March

The NAHB attributed the monthly increase in its construction spending index to single-family construction and single-family improvements, both of which rose by 2% on a monthly basis. Multifamily construction, meanwhile, declined 0.3% after falling 0.9% in February.

Americans on the move: Houston top city for inbound migration
Americans on the move: Houston top city for inbound migration

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating migration across the country, following moving patterns that began in prior years, according to a new report.

Houston ranked No. 22 most glamorous city in U.S.
Houston ranked No. 22 most glamorous city in U.S.

A new report ranks the glamour capitals of America — as well as the glamour deserts.

Pandemic-era sellers to iBuyers: ‘No thanks’
Pandemic-era sellers to iBuyers: ‘No thanks’

As the housing market heated up this summer, selling to an iBuyer became a less attractive option for many profit-minded homeowners.

Bought before they’re built: Advance new home sales highest since 2005
Bought before they’re built: Advance new home sales highest since 2005

An ongoing shortage of existing homes on the market has made newly constructed homes especially desirable.

Are condos the new bargain property?
Are condos the new bargain property?

A new Redfin report shows condos are selling for a record 17% discount to single-family homes as the coronavirus fuels demand for space.

Housing demand likely to stay high for years, according to new study
Housing demand likely to stay high for years, according to new study

There are 5.7 million “missing” households since the Great Recession, a fact likely to boost housing demand for at least the next several years.

Homebuilders to buyers: ‘Take a hike!’
Homebuilders to buyers: ‘Take a hike!’

How nature and the outdoors are becoming increasingly important to the modern buyer.

New house flipping show enables viewers to invest while watching
New house flipping show enables viewers to invest while watching

New Instagram video show American Dreamhouse emerges from the intersection of the popularity of fix-and-flip shows, interior design and audience interest in finding novel ways to generate extra income.

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