Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater ranked at #11 on the 50 largest new-home markets list.
Builders continue to bring growth in new home closings.
According to Builder magazine, even with a feverish start to 2018 and a slowdown in July, the season has still been the best since 2007.
New home markets across the country reported roughly 6% more closings overall in 2018 compared with the prior year and reports show there are sufficient tailwinds to carry the industry into the coming years on residential new construction.
Another statement about the growing sales market states that buyers have re-entered the housing market, eager to take advantage of lower rates, and, in some cases, incentives.