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2010 Land Acquisition and New Home Sales Strategy

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John Burns

December 2, 2009
In response to many requests for strategic advice, at an affordable price, of what the right strategies should be for buying land and selling homes next year, we just completed our 2010 Land Acquisition and New Home Sales Strategy report for the country as well as 23 metro areas. For only $2,000 per metro area, this report will be particularly helpful to Land Acquisition and Home Segmentation Decision Makers who will make huge multi-million-dollar decisions next year on a limited due diligence budget.
Each 30-plus page report addresses:
  1. Demand by Life Stage and Price Range – We ran our proprietary demand model that reconciles home buyer household composition growth with sales velocity. This tool offers great insight into the household composition (young couples, empty nesters, etc.) of home buyers by price range, and what the future growth will be so you can build what will be in the greatest demand next year. We can run the model for a particular city if needed as well.

  2. Best Locations – We developed a submarket grading tool that blends on-the-ground market knowledge with key metrics such as employment proximity and foreclosure activity. This insight helps you to make smart acquisitions by understanding which submarkets have the greatest potential for strong absorption and price appreciation (yes, we believe there will be price appreciation in many submarkets in early 2010!).

  3. Economics – Understand the fundamentals that are driving market conditions and what the outlook for these fundamentals will be over the next several years. We analyze trends of the key market-level statistics to provide insight on housing demand, supply and affordability conditions.
The following 2010 Land Acquisition and New Home Sales Strategy reports are available:
  • National
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Austin, TX
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Fresno, CA
  • Houston, TX
  • Inland Empire, CA
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Los Angeles/Ventura, CA
  • Orange County, CA
  • Orlando, FL
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • Sacramento / Yuba-Sutter, CA
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco / Santa Rosa  / Napa / Vallejo-Fairfield / Oakland / San Jose, CA
  • Seattle-Tacoma, WA
  • Stockton, CA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Washington, D.C. / Bethesda, MD

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John Burns
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