Housing Tides Components

See the U.S. housing market with clarity and context.

Housing Tides is a comprehensive, objective report that synthesizes all of the existing perspectives, predictions and views into one convenient source, enabling efficient, data-based decisions. Each component provides its own unique insights to the U.S homebuilding market as well as adding context to the other components. Collectively, the components are a powerful guide to better understanding the market.

The Housing Tides Report is available in two primary subscription formats, National and Local.  The National Report includes the entirety of the four components below, while the Local report contains a pared down, market specific selection.  The Builder Equity Research supplement can be added on to Tides Local and National subscriptions.  Learn more about subscription options here. 

Components Included in the Housing Tides Report

  • Housing Tides Index™

    The Index is an objective and sophisticated approach to quantifying and comparing the health of U.S. housing markets. Learn more >>

  • Market Specific Building Permit Forecasts (Top 41 Metros)

    Monthly, high-resolution single and multi-family housing permit forecasts for the top 41 U.S. markets. Learn more >>

  • Housing Tides Forecaster Report Card™

    The forecaster report card tracks forecasters and the predictions they make about the housing market, grading for accuracy once the horizons are met. Learn more >>

  • Housing Media Analysis, Using IBM Watson's Natural Language Processing

    Using cognitive computing powered by IBM Watson®, Tides analyzes and interprets the sentiment from over 500 U.S. housing news articles/month. Learn more >>


Supplements that Can be Added to the Housing Tides Report

  • Builder Equity Research

    An assessment of publically traded builders’ active markets combined with media analysis to create unique insights into builder strength and public perception. Learn more >>

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