New Housing Supply
The United States and the real estate market is experiencing a massive imbalance of supply and demand for new home housing. A question we need answers to is how long will it take new home builders to catch up with inventory? The U.S. has a current home definite of 4 to 5.5 million, an alarming statistic to note when only 6 to 7 million homes are sold annually. The supply of new construction homes needs to rise to even out the 5.5 million home deficit. The challenge comes from the recent increase in interest rates. New construction permits are actually down 3.2% from March to April. So, let's evaluate the new home housing supply and answer the rising question of how long until new home builders catch up with inventory? Building new construction homes need to continue at a normal to a high rate. If new construction continues to slow down, there is no end to our nation's home housing supply deficit.
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