No Surprise: Texas Cities are Leading the Homebuilding Market Comeback

October 18, 2012

Dallas-area home starts are up by more than a third this year.

And the only place in the country with a stronger homebuilding market is Houston.

That’s right, Texas’ two big cities are tops in the country in terms of housing construction, according to a new report by John Burns Real Estate Consulting

The Houston area has recorded almost 27,000 single-family homebuilding permits in the 12-month period ending in August, Burns Real Estate found. Dallas was second with 11,460 permits.

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