Home Sales and Starts – Up, Down and all over the board

Since our “bubble” collapsed in 2008 the Construction market has become more volatile, especially the housing market. If we look at just 2014 so far, June housing starts dropped more than 9% from May while building permits were down 4.2%. Along comes July and housing starts shot up 22.9% with applications for building permits increasing 8.1%! August rolls in with…