Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Home Builders industry experienced a dramatic decline in revenue stemming from the subprime mortgage crisis, the bursting real estate bubble and the collapse of credit markets. Following the cyclical pattern of boom-and-bust that is traditional of economic cycles, improvements in the general economy will support industry growth. The industry will also benefit from improvements in housing demand, lending activity and real estate values over the five years to 2019... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Over the past five years, the Home Builders industry has experienced highly turbulent conditions. The collapse of the property market precipitated a severe recession that decimated the average American's wealth. Subsequently, rapidly declining consumer sentiment and restricted access to credit caused private investment in residential property to dry up. The federal government attempted to offset the rampant damage caused by the collapse of property prices through grants and stimulus packages; however, it was only able to slow the damage.
The industry's fortunes began to turn around in 2012, when a massive jump in housing starts caused industry revenue to experience strong growth, which has continued through to 2014... purchase to read more