Trump’s latest trade tariffs on China could drive up home prices, experts warn



President Donald Trump’s administration this week imposed another round of trade tariffs worth some $200 billion on Chinese goods, and now homebuilders say they’re worried

Single-family home lot prices are getting more expensive



Building lots might be getting smaller, but they’re also being sold at more expensive prices, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest Survey of Construction.

Home construction decline means 6 million homes are “missing” from U.S. markets



The alarming shortage of housing inventory can be blamed on a downtrend in new home construction that began in the wake of the Great Recession last decade, according to a new Zillow analysis.

How developers and city planners can promote healthier lifestyles



Experts are investigating if there is a link between life expectancy and the standard of people’s housing, and if so, how this problem can be addressed.

A lack of workers means builders can’t keep up with new home demand



Builders have addressed their inability to keep up with demand for new homes, saying there simply aren’t enough workers to build them.

Report: U.S. homebuilders have failed to keep up with population growth



Population growth has been outpacing that of housing construction in the U.S. for more than a decade. That’s according to the findings of a new report from the Up for Growth National Coalition, a group of real estate developers, owners,

New housing starts are “not enough”, NAR chief economist says



Housing starts for single-family and multifamily homes fell by almost 7 percent month-over-month, to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.24 million units.

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

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