Real estate market recap, July 20-24

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s residential building data showed:

Roughly 310,000 more residential building permits were pulled in June 2015 than in the same month last year, a 30 percent increase in activity.
Authorizations for these apartment units totaled 621,000.
Single-family completions — which were at a rate of 647,000 — were up 10.6 percent compared to June 2014.

WalletHub’s study on the best place for first-time buyers to live showed:

Topping WalletHub’s list is Overland Park, Kansas, whi…