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Industry Data & Research
Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.
The typical American today rents for six years before buying. In the 1970s, it was only 2.6 years
Step aside 90210, American home buyers are looking at other ZIP codes
Photo: ntm1909/Creative Commons
Brick, stone and vinyl sidings help to create a first impression
The trend grows along with the increase in multigenerational homes
Experts say investors get more peace of mind from the tangible aspects of real estate compared to stocks and bonds
Photo: Home buyers use a variety of online tools through their smartphones and tablets when searching for a house. Blake Patterson, Wikimedia Commons.
This year's Home Buyer Conversion Report helps builders use technology effectively to draw customers, close deals, and sell homes
The feeling of being rooted and an opportunity to build equity are among what most respondents say made them buy a home
Trulia’s Chief Economist Selma Hepp says 2015 may be the best year for housing
Construction of multifamily rental units are highest since 1987
One analyst says there’s good reason to believe we’re entering a bubble, while another says price growth is caused by lack of supply