In a couple of days, millions of Americans will uncork the champagne and toast to the prospect of a rosy new year, full of fresh possibilities. Your New Year’s resolution may be as simple as cleaning the hall closet in your PA new homes, or as daunting as burning the calories from the holiday binge eating we all seem to indulge in this time of year.
Here at S&A Homes, our resolutions tend to be a bit different. Our job is to make sure we keep our customers happy during 2012 by building the homes people are looking for and building enough of them! So, how exactly do we forecast projected housing starts and settlements? Well, here on Main Street, we tend to look at Wall Street first and then factor in for our local economies, job growth in addition to intangibles that can drive housing markets up or down.
So what is on the horizon in 2012? First, looks like (hold breath and cross fingers) 2012 may just be the pivotal year that housing has been hoping for the last several years. Let’s first look to Wall Street. On Dec. 20, good news broke in the housing sector, and we are optimistic that the trends will continue to hold their weight throughout 2012. Read More