Did you know that the asking price for the most expensive home in the United States in 2007 was $165 million? Read on for more digestable facts about the home building industry.
The U.S. population in millions as of Oct. 15, 2007, according to the Census Bureau. It projects the U.S. population to be more than 400 million by 2050.
Years the NAHB has provided resources to builders. Founded in 1942, NAHB currently has more than 235,000 members.
The number of results on Google in October when searching for the key words "home builders."
The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act H.R. 3648 passed in the Senate on Dec. 14, 2007. The act provides relief to homeowners by excluding the debt forgiven following mortgage foreclosure from tax liability. At our deadline, it awaits the President's signature.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao awarded $47 million to 96 YouthBuild groups in October. YouthBuild puts at-risk youths to work on construction projects, helping them acquire education, training and leadership skills for future careers.
Show Village 2008 planning began on this date last year.