Construction labor shortage adds to builder’s woes



Inventories of available homes for sale recently hit a new, twenty-year low, and building companies have admitted that they’re hard-pressed to meet new demand from buyers thanks to the rising costs of construction materials such as lumber.

The toughest places for builders to construct new homes



Los Angeles’ beachfront neighborhood Venice has been singled out as the toughest place in the country to build new homes

Home builders confidence declines as construction costs increase



Home builder confidence declined in July due to concerns over construction material costs

5 Tips to Obtain a Home Construction Loan



A home construction loan might be for you if the current residential market isn’t meeting your needs. Building your own home beginning with the site selection up

Real Estate Inventory is Still Supply and Demand



It takes a long time to add new inventory to the real estate market once it’s needed – but it does happen. Real estate follows the most basic economic law of supply and demand.

Decline in new home construction could cause “housing emergency”, says NAR economist



New home construction is on the decline following a strong start to 2017. The latest report from the Commerce Department shows that housing starts nationwide,

NAHB blames labor shortage for rising home prices



Labor shortages in the construction industry are being blamed for home price increases

Insulation Should Be Emphasized in Green Building, Says Ann M. Adley



Owner of Morgan Ramey Homes, Ann M. Adley of Lexington, Massachusetts, says strong insulation should be one of the priorities in constructing eco-friendly homes for the future. According to Ann, many builders don’t place enough emphasis on

5 Major Steps In Developing A House Plot



As with any development, there are a few steps that ensure that a house plot is fully developed. The development must be in line with the regulations as well as the surrounding landscape that the particular plot is located.

House prices gain as new home construction stalls



Average home prices across the U.S. picked up a notch last month, a trend that the National Association of Realtors says is linked to a decrease in new housing starts.

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