Zillow Offers partners with homebuilders

Zillow is teaming up with select homebuilders across the country to give home shoppers an easier and more convenient way to move into their dream home. The partnership helps home sellers move into their new construction home without the hassle and stress of selling their existing home traditionally, by using Zillow Offers. Zillow is partnering

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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

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Millenials shun traditional homes: Builders need to respond

Millennials are going to be a big force in the housing industry in the years to come, but for homebuilders, they may be trouble.

High Efficiency Solutions and Green Energy for Homes

Today’s homebuilder has a huge array of options to build leaner, cleaner and greener for home buyers..  Many homeowners today have choices that their grandparents would never recognize, such as LED light bulbs, wind power, geothermal energy and solar panels.  Other energy savers combine smart design and high tech.  Still others are a nod to

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Homebuilders Downgraded by Fitch

A number of publicly-traded home builders have been downgraded by Fitch Ratings this week, in response to one of the worst years for new home sales ever recorded. KB Home were one of the companies to receive a downgraded issuer default rating, dropping from B+ to BB-, said HousingWire. The company was over-exposed to struggling

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