Below, please find two links to the Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service housing market commentaries for November 2018 (December 2018 data not yet available due to partial government shutdown). These commentaries contain in-depth data and comments on the U.S. housing market.
Part 2: Economic conditions – https://www.woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2018-11b-november-econ-cond.pdf
The housing report is a free service of Virginia Tech, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the U.S. Forest Service. The reports are intended to help you gauge future business activity. All past housing reports are archived at: http://woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/.