The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
If the adage 'the best time to ask for money is when you don’t need it' is true, then this is the perfect time for builders to fortify their credit lines.
NAHB economists rank housing markets for hotness by comparing residential building permit data with population numbers.
Barbara Allen, a housing analyst with Arnhold & Breichroeder Inc., is convinced housing price reversals will take the entire economy into a deeper recession as soon as 2003.
It’s curious that builders who would argue with a subcontractor or supplier over a fractional cent per square foot for the cost of buying or installing drywall would leave large sums of cash in bank accounts that yield little or no interest.
If you’re building out a subdivision and have a preferred mortgage lender to ease the purchase process for your buyers, are you taking advantage of all the programs the lender offers?
Mortgage rates are expected to rise later this year. Builders catering to first-time buyers are expected to be the most affected. We asked three who build starter homes about the likely impact.
With homeownership at a record level of about 68%, a burning question among economists and housing industry watchers is how high it ultimately will go.
While today’s low interest rates have added to consumers’ ability to keep buying homes, it might be time to read the tea leaves.
Census Bureau figures demonstrate just how massive the influx of immigrants has been in the United States.
Construction loan debt is typically variable and tied to the prime rate, so the big drop in interest rates during the past year has benefited many builders and developers.