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Oct. home construction slumps on fewer apartment buildings

...Apartment construction plunged sharply in October, as the pace of homebuilding slipped amid a broader cooling of the real estate market.The Commerce Department says housing starts - both houses and apartments- fell last month 11 percent to a seasonally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-18/oct-home-construction-slum
Apartments drive home construction gains in September

...Construction companies built more apartment complexes in September, sparking a temporary rise in housing starts for a real estate market that otherwise appears to have crested during the summer.Housing starts last month rose 6.5 percent to a seasonally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-20/apartments-drive-home-cons
Home sales up in Richmond, Columbia counties this summer

...he said."We're in a very vibrant, healthy real estate market," Reese said. "That's not necessarily true...housing market, this summer was one of the two hottest real estate markets she has seen locally in 30 years."This summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-09-11/home-sales-
Lowe's 2Q revenue tops Street, appliance sales strong

...values and a healthy job market have all benefited home improvement retailers and there are indications that the real estate market is going to keep getting better.The Commerce Department this week said that construction of single-family homes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/lowes-2q-revenue-tops-stre
US home sales rebound in September after August slump

...a slowdown in China, struggles in emerging nations such as Brazil and Turkey, and stagnation in Europe.The real estate market appears to have reached a stable plateau in recent months, aided by mortgage rates near historic lows and steady...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-22/us-home-sales-rebound-sept
Yuan devaluation could weigh on Chinese buyers of US homes

...Chicago shopping for a three-bedroom. She's got cash to spend - up to $400,000.And she's not done."The real estate market in China is dropping and I'm planning to sell one of them to maybe buy more houses in the U.S.," said Wu...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-18/yuan-devaluation-could-wei
Home Depot separates itself from retail crowd in 2Q

...expectations after missing second-quarter profit projections.Home Depot's upswing comes amid continued signs from the real estate market that conditions are getting better.The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that construction of single-family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/home-depot-separates-itsel
How Will Social Security Help You With Your Retirement Savings Plans?

...most people. However, if you're worried about those outlier chances ? the chances that the stock and bond and real estate markets don't do well or that you'll live longer than 30 years in retirement ? you may want to consider a lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-10-12/how-will-
US home construction off to weak March start

...March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have failed to translate into a stronger real estate market.Construction firms broke ground at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 homes last month, a 2.5 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-16/us-home-construction-weak-
Business news

...investigation into the Jeep incident.In other newsFEWER AMERICANS bought new homes in June, a possible sign that the real estate market might not be as hot as it appeared at the start of summer. The Commerce Department said Friday that new-home sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-24/business-news