LA builders offer incentives as home sales slump



Builders are increasingly offering buyers incentives in order to help sell their homes, with promotions including paying the closing costs, buying down mortgage rates and even straight discounts, which is a move they’re normally reluctant to make. “We are really working a little bit harder to get people in the door and to get people […]

Tips on Choosing the Perfect House Plan



Thinking about building your dream home? Thankfully, you have come to the right place. When you think about a house, you imagine not only a mere structure, you imagine a home where your family will live out the most cherished and the most memorable moments of their life. Naturally, when we finally get to decide […]

Pulte Home agrees to settlement over defective home construction



PulteGroup subsidiary Pulte Home Company has reportedly reached a settlement with the Florida Attorney General’s office.

Fire resistant homes don’t have to cost more, study finds



Fire resistant building codes do not have to add to the costs of home construction, according to a new report just published by Headwaters Economics, a Montana-based wildfire consulting firm, and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety. In the report, the researchers stressed that fire-prone areas in cities should therefore consider adopting fire […]

The Top 20 Real Estate Developers of North America in 2018: a Guide



Have you ever wondered about who the top 20 real estate developers in North America are? Well it’s you’re lucky day: we’ve got a complete and comprehensive list of the biggest movers and shakers across the real estate development industry, from residential to commercial to industrial and beyond. Top 20 Real Estate Developers: Residential Construction […]

4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Custom Home Builder



Building a custom home? Customizing the layout and build of a home, although daunting, can be a very rewarding undertaking. This is because every single aspect of the house is built to the specifications of what the homeowner wants. Custom homes are the ultimate dream home, so choosing the right builder who can help bring […]

Affordability problems hit new home sales



New single-family home sales edged upwards slightly in August, but the rise wasn’t enough to impress economists or make up for the shortfall in existing home inventories.

Home construction grows in August but it could be short lived



There’s good news on the construction front as builders have been stepping up their efforts to build more homes and replenish inventory-starved markets.

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.