Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.

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

The 20 Hottest Housing Markets this Fall
November 03, 2015

On average, houses for sale in these cities saw a 19 percent drop in days on market year over year

Sprawl and Density Are Not Necessarily Opposites

The Hiawatha Line station at Government Plaza, Minneapolis, Minn. Photo: Sinn/Wikimedia Commons

November 02, 2015

There’s a lot of empty land in the Western U.S. But is that the best place for growth?

The One Problem Shared by 29 of the Hottest Housing Markets
October 30, 2015

Analysts forecast that lean supply won’t bulk up anytime soon

October 29, 2015

Thanks to its friendly tax structure and licensing rules, Portland, Ore. takes the top spot

October 27, 2015

As sales fell, the housing index also experienced a dip of more than 1 percent


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