Residential Construction Lower on Hurricanes: Trends Remain in Place

Information released jointly by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Census Bureau indicates that total housing starts fell by 4.7 percent reflecting a 4.6 percent decline in single-family starts and a 5.1 percent drop in multifamily starts. This release reflects three dynamics, the impact of the recent hurricanes, the continued national trend […]

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Rising Prices, Limited Labor Handcuff Housing Inventory

Industry experts, including NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz, will illustrate housing trends and the market outlook during an upcoming webinar, “Residential Construction: Homeownership, Supply & Headwinds,” on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. ET.Powered by WPeMatico

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HBA Rallies Multiple Shipments of Donations for Hurricane Victims

Thanks to the generosity of area residents and businesses — not to mention, a significant amount of coordination through the Delaware HBA — two 26-foot box trucks filled to max-load capacity with donations arrived in Texas earlier this week.Powered by WPeMatico

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Hurricanes Push Down Housing Production in September

Nationwide housing starts fell 4.7% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.13 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department.Powered by WPeMatico

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Dr Pompa talks about the importance of true detoxification

“Those functions are really how a cell gets rid of toxins day-in, day-out. So unless you re-establish them, you will not fix yourself permanently.”–Dr. Pompa The Unbeatable Mind Summit is coming soon, and you don’t want to miss this extraordinary event. Guests like Mark Sisson, Ashley Horner and Joshua Mantz, among others will be giving […]

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Landing Your Community

The Community Builders Forum – Episode 3 – Landing your Community The practical and spiritual aspects of real estate for intentional communities We host monthly webinars, which members can participate in live. These webinars cover a wide range of topics of interest and importance to intentional communities and their allies. Recordings of past episodes can be… […]

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Sale and Contract Prices per Square Foot in 2016

Looking at single-family homes started in 2016, the median prices per square foot, excluding improved lot values, range from $164 for contractor-built homes in the Pacific division to $81 for speculatively built homes in the East South Central division. At $164 per square foot, new contractor-built single-family homes in Pacific are the most expensive to […]

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Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in October

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose four points to a level of 68 in October on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This was the highest reading since May. This current reading shows that home builder sentiment is rebounding from the initial reaction of concern due to hurricanes in Florida and Texas, […]

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Association Health Plans – What’s the Next Step?

NAHB has been a long-time proponent of association health plans, which would empower small businesses to pool together to purchase health insurance plans for their employees. Now that President Trump has signed an executive order that would ease restrictions on association health plans, what’s the next step to make this a reality for HBAs?Powered by […]

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Colorado Builders Discuss Regulatory Reform with EPA Administrator

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt met with more than 100 Colorado home builders last week to discuss the housing industry’s key regulatory concerns, including Clean Water Act regulations and the definition of “waters of the United States.”Powered by WPeMatico

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