AThis year several housing developments have gone on the market after being held up for months by legal red tape.
BThe average size of a new home has increased significantly over the past several years.
CThe population of City X is projected to grow by 4% this year, compared with only 3% for last year.
DThe cost of materials such as lumber and cement has decreased over the past year.
ESales of other big-ticket items, such as automobiles and boats, have remained steady over the past year.