The Supply Chain's Perfect Storm

Never before have home builders had to navigate a market where houses are pre-selling fast while the cost of so many resources is rising and so many supplies are constrained at the same time


Construction Sector Unemployment Rate Increased in May

Overall unemployment decreased in May down to 5.8% with the addition of 559,000 workers.


Real Estate Blogger Who Predicted 2007 Crash Shares Predictions for Today’s Market

The housing market may be leveling out as recent housing metrics slow.


Lumber Prices Hit Another Record High

NAHB Policy Briefing | Rising lumber cost continues to push up the price of single-family and multifamily homes; tracking consumer preferences for a home office vs. home gym


Unprecedented Economy Rebound Even Stumps Economists

The U.S. economy’s rebound has proved to be confusing, to say the least.

Building Materials

Single-Family Builders Report Material Costs Are Up 26% on Average

A recent survey of home builders found that on average, building material costs have increased 26.1% during the past year.


Buyers Pull Back on Mortgage Applications for Second Week

Despite lower mortgage rates, applications for a mortgage to purchase a home were lower than one year ago for the second consecutive week.


Regulatory Costs Increased 44% in 10 Years

Regulation costs are 11% higher today than five years ago, accounting for $93,870 of the final price of a new single-family home on average, accord

Market Data + Trends

Fact or Fiction: Debunking Theories Behind the Housing Shortage

Theories behind the highly competitive housing market range from years of underbuilding to sellers reluctant to list—but are all these reasons true

Market Data + Trends

A Quarter of Existing Homes Sold in April Went to All-Cash Buyers

A quarter of existing home sales in April were all cash, leaving first-time buyers with little leverage during the most competitive spring buying s

Market Data + Trends

Zillow Says Home Prices Will Rise Through 2022

From this year to next, Zillow economists predict home prices will continue rising but sales will take a slight hit.

Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access


Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.

Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.