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Industry Data & Research
Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.
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What do housing experts think is needed for the housing market to fully recover?
More than a quarter of households in the U.S. now consist of one person living alone
Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study finds that as people enter their 50s and 60s, they have more freedom to choose where they want to live
Between 1980 and 2009 energy consumption per U.S. household declined despite the increased number of larger houses with more personal computers, large-screen TVs, and other electricity-consuming gadgets in the U.S.
The housing market is continuing its trek toward recovery, and as a result, construction is up in the U.S.
Universal design gets some traction as open floor plans, dual vanities, kitchen islands, and walk-in closets continue to be the most desired new-home amenities
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The lack of supply can drive a double-digit price increase in homes