Since the launch of Professional Builder’s Daily Feed newsletter on June 4, 2014, I have scanned thousands upon thousands of news stories about or related to home building in some way.
Warren Buffett, Residential Capital, bid, mortgage company, bankrupt, optimism
Further supporting his belief that the U.S. housing market is headed for recovery, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett announced Monday the investment firm had put in a $3.85 billion bid for troubled mortgage company Residential Capital LLC.
10 hottest housing markets for first-time buyers
Fresno, Calif., and Camden, N.J., were among the top 10 housing markets for first-time home buyers in 2011, according to a new report from Inman News. See which other markets made the list.
5 fastest growing (and shrinking) states by GDP
A new report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis offers a state-by-state breakdown of real gross domestic product last year. North Dakota saw the largest GDP gain in 2011, up 7.6 percent, while Wyoming experienced the steepest decline (-1.2 percent).
More than 700 home builders made their way to Capitol Hill this morning to meet with their representatives and senators on several key housing issues, including legislation to help restore the flow of credit for new housing production, GSE reform, and housing tax incentives.
From creating visual scopes of work to implementing open-book management techniques, Scott Sedam searched far and wide for the b
From creating visual scopes of work to implementing open-book management techniques, Scott Sedam searched far and wide for the best new business ideas for builders.
Sales of new single-family houses in April 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted an
Following yesterday's upbeat existing-home sales report, today's new-home sales data offers more positive news for the housing market. Sales of new single-family houses in April 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 343,000, up 9.9 percent year over year.
Next Move: Housing Giant builders share their top moneymaking opportunities for 2012
From expanding into custom building to entering new markets, Giant firms share their strategies for growth.
Professional Builder's Housing Giants report ranks the nation's 235 largest home builders by 2011 residential construction revenue.
FHFA, short sales, process, new rules, timetable, review, foreclosure
In an attempt to reduce the number of foreclosures nationwide, the Federal Housing Finance Agency introduced new rules for the short sale process on Thursday, according to CNN Money.
Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan, housing market, optimism, 9 signs, turnaround
In his annual letter to investors, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon offered an optimistic outlook on the housing market for 2012.