Market Insights

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Communities: Get Ready for Home Hopping

A Forbes article last year called attention to a “new normal” among career-minded members of the Millennial Generation.  It noted, shockingly, that more than 90 percent of Millennials in a recent survey said they expected...
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Southeast Michigan: The Road to Recovery

Back in 2010, when I headed up a broad-based analysis of the Metropolitan Detroit real estate market, conditions throughout Southeast Michigan were, to say the least, moribund. “Frozen” may be a more apt term. Many...
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Market Research: Your First New Home Sales Tool

RPP was invited recently to provide a guest post for Meredith Oliver’s #WhatWeDo Wednesday blog.  Meredith–aka “The Digital Diva”–is an Internet sales and marketing expert and a fantastic speaker, author, teacher, and consultant.  Our guest...
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Slow Growth or Surge?

There can be little doubt that the housing industry is at last in the midst of a sustainable recovery.  While the recovery is not hitting all areas equally, mounting evidence in the form of increased...
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New Home Sales Gain in September

Sales of new single family homes rose in September, according to U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  In its joint press release on October 24, the two agencies reported...
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