We've been talking a lot recently about the FHA and its new hold on the housing market. Officials have been throwing us numbers like 25 to 30 percent of total home sales are now with FHA-backed loans.
But a new survey from John Burns Real Estate Consulting really puts the regional breakout in perspective and shows the government's effect on the new construction market especially. Take a look at a survey of home builders. Again, this is new homes, not existing: