Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.

Fannie and Freddie to Raise Loan Limits in 29 Costly Counties
November 30, 2015

Affected counties can be found from Washington to Massachusetts

High Share of Millennials Living With Parents Might Be the New Normal
November 24, 2015

Housing economist Jed Kolko says the entire increase in young adults living with their parents can be explained in demographic shifts

Midwestern Cities Have the Highest Credit Scores
November 20, 2015

The top three in Experian’s list of cities with the highest average credit scores are in Minnesota

Most ZIP Codes with Good Schools Are Unaffordable
November 19, 2015

The best public schools in the country are in California’s priciest places

Buyers Will Pay a Premium to Avoid Long Commutes

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November 18, 2015

A new study finds out why the wealthy have been returning to city centers

The Typical First-Time Homebuyer Is Evolving

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November 11, 2015

Today’s average first-time buyers are quite different from their early 2000s counterparts

Survey Explores Why People Live Where They Do
November 10, 2015

A detailed study looks at why Brits chose to live where they do, broken down by age and urban/suburban/rural

Demand for smart home technology is rising
November 08, 2015

Consumers express a strong interested in acquiring a variety of connected home technologies and applications

New List Ranks Santa Barbara as Best Place to Retire

View from Santa Barbara's courthouse tower looking east. Photo: Phottopippo/Wikimedia Commons

November 06, 2015

From beaches to mountains to deserts, the list reflects the breadth of options today’s active seniors are considering

New Study Finds 10 Tax-Friendliest States for Retirees
November 04, 2015

The Last Frontier beats the Sunshine State in terms of tax-friendliness for those in retirement


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