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 […]

A Guide to Building Your Dream Home



Building your dream home is definitely an exciting endeavor. But have you thought about how you want it to look like? How many bedrooms will it have? How will the rooms be arranged? How big will it be? It’s essential that you get to the nitty-gritty of these details right from the get-go. Fortunately, there […]

Builders are increasingly cutting prices on new homes



Home shoppers may be able to find a better deal on a new construction home than they could a year ago. A new Zillow analysis has found that price cuts were more common in the fourth quarter of 2018 than in the first quarter. Across the country, 25.1 percent of new construction homes had a […]

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 […]