Fear and Fundamentals

I work with two of housing’s best and brightest economists–Mark Boud, senior vp at Real Estate Economics/Metrostudy, and Brad Hunter, Metrostudy chief economist and director of consulting. It’s humbling.

I tell them what I hear from home builders about what they’re doing, what they expect, and what scares them. Mark and Brad listen, nod, smile, and dip quietly into their own deep reserves of patience and tolerance as they piece together a response, an explanation…read more