Keeping Your Home Construction Project on Track



Home construction is a complicated process. Whether you’re building a home from scratch, or adding on to an existing home, there is a lot that you need to keep track of. If you don’t handle the whole process properly, you could quickly find that your home construction project is off track, delaying the completion date […]

Zillow: New construction to lag behind demand until 2022



While home values have recovered since the Great Recession and, in many cases, surpassed their pre-recession peaks, single-family home construction activity has continued to languish. The rate of new housing starts will likely remain below historic averages until 2022 or later, according to a panel of economists and real estate experts. The for-sale market has […]

New home starts fall for 3rd successive month



New construction of single-family homes saw an uptick, but a decline in multifamily production for apartments and condos meant an overall decrease of 4% in housing starts last month, according to new data from the Commerce Department. Single-family home starts rose 1.3% to 876,000 units in July, with the largest increase seen in the South. […]

Building a New Home – 7 Things That Could Go Wrong



Are you shopping for a home to call your own? Most likely, you’re looking for your dream home that will last forever. But the results of your search have been short of impressive. You may start to realize how difficult it is finding a house the checks off all of your needs and wants. It […]

Builders are stepping up to cater for first-time buyers



Home builders say they’re looking to cater more to first-time buyers on a budget, rather than move-up buyers usually tend to buy more expensive homes. The builders say they know the market is desperate for more entry-level homes, and that they’re determined to answer the call, even though challenges such as the high cost of […]

Single-family housing starts up in June, but not enough to meet demand



Single-family home construction was boosted last month, offering small relief to markets affected by an ongoing shortage of available homes for sale. But economists say the pace of construction still isn’t fast enough to meet buyer demand. Last June saw an increase in single-family housing starts, which helped to offset a drop in multifamily production. […]

Builders are targeting the growing build-to-rent market



The homebuilding sector has underperformed in recent years, but one segment, the “build-to-rent” market in which homes are built explicitly to be rented out, has managed to pull off some stunning growth CNBC reported that 37,000 homes were built as rentals in 2017, rising to 43,000 last year, which accounts for just under 5% of […]

Builders renew their focus on baby boomers



Builders are increasingly focused on catering to so-called baby boomers, or those aged 55-years and up, with communities designed especially for their needs. BUILDER reports that baby boomers are perhaps the most significant demographic for homebuilders, as they currently number around 76 million and hold around two-thirds of home equity in the U.S. And so […]

Beginner Tips from an Expert Home Builder in Port St Lucie



Have you always thought that your own dream home does not fit all those fancy suggestions on Pinterest and Tumblr? Are you considering building your own house right from the ground up, because none of the property for sale in your target are is really quite good enough? Well, unless you are an expert home […]

Townhouse segment grows amid demand for entry-level homes



The construction of townhomes outperformed that of other building types into 2018, introducing more entry-level housing inventory to the market, according to the National Association of Homebuilders. What’s more, despite a slight downturn in townhome construction towards the end of the year, the NAHB says the sector will expand further in 2019 as demand from […]