Posts Tagged ‘ Redfin ’

Less Building Space Equals More Risk from Natural Disasters

Sep 19th, 2022

New home construction has seen an increased number of residences located in areas facing threats from natural disasters since 2020, including risks associated with fires, droughts and floods. A new analysis from real estate brokerage firm Redfin shows that while 14% of remaining homes built from 1900 to 1959 face fire risk, that figure is […]

Redfin Reports Leading Homebuilding Metro Areas

May 31st, 2022

A new report from Redfin shows that Sun Belt metros are leading the way when it comes to building new homes—and they need them, with scores of buyers moving in from other parts of the country, causing inventory to dwindle and prices to surge. The technology-powered real estate brokerage says that Austin, Texas had 31.1 […]

As Home Prices Rise Owners Also Set to Spend More on Improvements

Apr 20th, 2021

After the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) showed a slight dip in builder confidence in March, data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a rise in building permits issued for the same month, along with a sharp year-over-year increase. In March, officials for NAHB pointed to material costs and […]