Hammering It Home
Looking for a brand-new home? Home builders have been busy this year. For home buyers on the hunt for new construction, Texas is the place to be. Three of its major metropolitan areas rank atop the list of cities with the most new homes since last year. Other Sun Belt cities also continue to put up big numbers. Here are the areas where new home construction is hottest, based on building-permit figures from the Census Bureau. Median home prices are based on data from the National Association of Realtors and BestPlaces.net.