Will Housing Soon Turn the Corner?

June 2009
Metal Center News;Jun2009, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the market disposition of the housing industry in the U.S. It has been cited that sales performance of the housing industry has stabilized and offers affordable houses to the people in 18 years. Based on the data from Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, it reveals that the median income families can afford to purchase a house because of its affordability. This was interpreted as the greatest quarterly increase recorded in the index's history.


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