Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
New Home Sales
Texas makes the list most often in the top 10 of most stable, growing markets
Architects say seamless movement between rooms, even between indoors and outdoors, can charm homebuyers
Researchers found that high-speed internet can add up to three percent to a home’s price
For this Kansas City builder, product diversification is the key to staying on top
An increase in small households represents a big opportunity for home builders
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The move to digital can potentially help both builders and buyers save money
Rising rents, mounting student debt, and a shift in demographics contribute to the U.S. homeownership rate’s continuing decline
Last year was the year of the McMansion, as the number of homes built with four or more bedrooms were 12 percentage points higher than it was in 2009
The volume of sales can be hurt if interest rates and prices rise, which slows the need for more new-home construction
The number of homeowning respondents went down from five years ago, but more respondents said they see themselves owning five years from now.