Sales Increase in Large Master-Planned Communities

New home sales in the largest master-planned communities increased by nearly 14% in 2023 compared to 2022, according to real estate consulting firm RCLCO, Bethesda, Md.

RCLCO: Sentiment Improves, but Still Points to Recession Worries

RCLCO, Washington, D.C., said its mid-year Sentiment Survey found an uptick in its Current Real Estate Market Sentiment Index to 19 from a low of 8.3 at the end of 2022. However, survey respondents still believe a recession is likely, even as many measures slowly begin to improve.

Master-Planned Communities See Sales Decline

RCLCO, Bethesda, Md., reported master-planned communities–just like the broader U.S. housing market–saw a decline in home sales last year compared to 2021.

Austin, D.C., Raleigh Lead STEM Job Growth Index

RCLCO Real Estate Consulting, Bethesda, Md., announced its annual index measuring strongest metro areas for growth in STEM job growth (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), showing Austin, Texas as the top-ranked market.