Expect An Interest Rate Hike After Today’s Federal Reserve Inflation Data

Will today’s Federal Reserve inflation data lead to increased interest rates and a slowdown of economic easing?

Kandinsky House: A New Case of Cultural Dynamism in Ekaterinburg

Brusnika, AHR Architects, Minotti, Lundwall Architects AB, and Greenhance cooperate to create a perfect Ekaterinburg improvisation.

New homes are smaller and have fewer bedrooms

New home contractors are building homes with fewer bedrooms than previously in order to cater to the demand for smaller, more affordable properties. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest survey of construction firms, the number of bedrooms in the average newly constructed home in the country is falling. The amount of new single-family homes

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President Trump repeals Clean Water ruling with NAR support

U.S. President Donald Trump last week formally repealed a controversial “Waters of the U.S.” environmental regulation that dates back to the Obama era, after criticism that the rule imposed burdensome restrictions on housing development located near to water sources. Chief among the WOTUS law’s critics was the National Association of Realtors, which argued that it

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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.

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Construction Companies: How to Get the Best Work from Them

The idea of designing and building your own home is exhilarating. You’ve probably pinned your Pinterest board with tons of unique ideas—from cool paint palettes to the latest trends in interior design and landscaping. You really can’t wait to start! But no matter how much you want to do this project on your own, reality

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Slumping Home Builder Confidence Dampens Stocks

According to a new report by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), higher home prices caused many U.S. homebuilders to take heed.

Affordability concerns are slowing down new home construction

Rising housing affordability concerns are causing a slowdown in new home construction, according to a U.S. Commerce Department report published last week. The report noted that single-family housing starts fell by 1.8 percent in October compared to the previous month. “This month’s decrease in single-family starts isn’t a surprise given the drop in our builder

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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

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