Housing Starts and Permits Statistics

Many are curious about current construction efforts. Starts are down but it doesn't appear they will remain that way. We are in an interesting time when the news is escalating issues within the housing market. The causes are explained in several ways: example 1 and example 2.

Where is the future of housing development? example A has an interesting outlook. It is going to take a year or two to clear things up. However, we're near the bottom of the trough. For savvy investors that signals action. What has to happen to rates? what will happen when the inventories are depleted? Several predictions have suggested another boom is looming. Those who are in place will find a great ROI.