Houston Chicago Dallas Miami NewYork Newark,N.J. Boston LosAngeles SanFrancisco National
Source: National Association of Realtors
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On a national basis, the annual rate of single-family
housing starts was slightly ahead of the pace set a
year earlier, and ended the year at an annual rate
of around 800,000 units, the U.S. Census Bureau
reports. Home construction was accelerating in the
West and Midwest regions, but had cooled in the
South and Northeast, compared to a year earlier,
U.S. Census Data indicates.
Senior vice president, Attom Data Solutions.
“What we are showing is that 29 percent
of housing markets that we look at
nationwide are less affordable than
they have been historically.”
Chief economist, Fannie Mae
“We view the strength in hiring as
consistent with increased optimism
from the private sector following the
Home prices range
widely in major cities
At the end of 2016, the median home price
in five of eight major U.S. cities exceeded the
national median price of $235,000, according
to the National Association of Realtors. Prices
ranged from a low of $224,500 in Houston to
a high of $837,500 in San Francisco.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Annualized Single-Family Housing Starts
December 2016 vs. 2015
West Midwest Northeast South All Regions
Median Home Prices (December ’ 16)