28.1 Percent: Increase In Housing Starts In 2012 Over 2011January 18, 2013 12:44 pm
It is now commonly accepted wisdom that housing has turned around. We had tried spotting the housing bottom as well. We spotted this stat today, that on a year-on-year basis, housing starts are up 28.1 percent (Source)
That is a solid increase, and housing starts are arguably a solid leading indicator for overall economic growth – so we are looking at a good 2013 and an even better 2014 overall.