This is the year the housing market is rebounding nation-wide. Not only has housing regained the prices last seen in 2005, new housting starts are also on the rise, up 22.7 % in November. Click http://www.housingwire.com/articles/28338-housing-starts-jump-227#! to learn more. We're seeing a lot of evidence here in Houston that the start rate for buildings with 5 or more units has picked up, reaching 354,000 in November nationwide.