Home builders fear Republican tax plan could lead to housing recession

NAHB chief says that the Republican administration’s latest tax plan, unveiled yesterday in the House of Representatives, could lead to a housing recession.

Finding Work With a Home Builder after Graduation

National home builders may have faced hard times with the housing crash in the late 2000’s, but the housing market has been going strong ever since. As such, home shoppers have become a lot more interested in new home

Home Builders Are On the Rise Across US

It’s taken some time but the house building businesses has finally started to advance. It’s not a major advance but it is moving forward. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released last week rose 2 points to 60 following a downwardly

The entry-level home shortage: Will builders fill the void?

It always used to be that saving up for a down payment was one of the biggest hurdles for first-time buyers. But not anymore. According to a new Fitch Ratings report, the down payment problem has been surpassed by something else – a shortage of inventory.

Building Bigger With Bigger Debt

The developing trend in new house building is bigger homes. You might mistakenly assume that as the population grows older, seniors would be downsizing. You might also assume that the first time buyers market is demanding smaller homes. But that doesn’t appear to be the case for either according to the National Association of Home […]

Builder Confidence Increases for June

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index was recently released and shows the highest reading since September 2014. During June builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose by five points to reach a level of 59. Apparently more builders are reporting greater numbers of serious and committed buyers […]

New home construction data offers hope of Q2 gains

New-home construction is on the upswing: Housing starts climbed last month to the highest level in nearly seven and a half years, and building permits for future construction also reached a seven-year high.

All Bets on Boomers as Millenials Struggle to Buy

While younger people increasingly delay home ownership, baby boomers are stepping in to fill the void.

More Builders Raising Their Prices on New Homes

There’s some good news as far as new homes are concerned, with a growing number of builders reporting that they’re able to raise the prices of new properties without suffering from doing so.

Home Building Costs Increase

A new report from the National Association of Home Builders shows the costs of constructing a single-family home were much higher when compared to 2011, reaching $246,553 last year compared with just $184,125 in 2011. Much of this cost was due to an increase in the price of lumber, as framing and trusses account for […]

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