Every quarter, housing market figures flood news reports. The numbers are up or down, they’re booming or slumping. Even reports for the same quarter can contain surprisingly contradictory headlines, leaving many consumers scratching their heads. Here’s what consumers need to know to make sense of the numbers.
Housing starts reflect the number of new houses beginning construction for that time period. Released on a monthly basis, housing start numbers are used more as an economic indicator than a reflec... read more