NAHB Spring Forecast: Builders Have a Lot of Catching Up to Do

NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe predicts housing starts will increase 9 percent to finish the year at 704,000 homes and jump 39 percent in 2016 to 977,000.

Housing Experts Say to Break from Stagnation, Regulatory Reform is Needed

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What do housing experts think is needed for the housing market to fully recover?

U.S. Housing Stock Not Prepared for the Rise of Singles

More than a quarter of households in the U.S. now consist of one person living alone

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A new research facility at Oregon State University will make the school a leader in construction safety. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jesse A. Lora, NAVFAC (SW)

OSU will soon take the lead on construction safety for workers. The university will build a new research facility, with help from Knife River and MDU Construction Services Group 

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The kitchen’s power to sell homes and increase resale value lives on. And now, the bath is gaining steam.

Part of the Somervell luxury house plan from Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD

Increased emphasis on great kitchens and informal gathering areas define top-tier homes

Homes Spend Less Time on the Market in These Cities

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Competition is tight for California homebuyers

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Millennials are poised to become the largest generation in the United

Low Interest Rates Aren’t Here to Stay

What happens next after the federal funds rate increases?

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Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study finds that as people enter their 50s and 60s, they have more freedom to choose where they want to live

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