Bloomberg News
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More consumers are looking to buy a home than ever before, according to recent data from Redfin. And while new home sales are indeed picking up — data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed January's new home sales rate was 5.6% higher than a year earlier — new home construction still remains well below its pre-recession peak. The following are six factors that could hamper efforts to boost new home construction.


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