Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



News
January 17, 2013

Gains in both single-family and multifamily housing production resulted in nationwide housing starts rising 12.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 954,000 units in December, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.

News
January 17, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes was unchanged in January, remaining at a level of 47 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

11 ways the ‘fiscal cliff’ deal is a net positive for housing

11 ways the ‘fiscal cliff’ deal is a net positive for housing

News
January 14, 2013

The fiscal cliff, an economically damaging set of tax hikes and spending reductions scheduled to begin in 2013, has been avoided — for now — and that is good news for housing in the short run. Here are the positives of the deal.

24/7 Wall Street, unemployment, states, ranking, recession, growth

24/7 Wall Street, unemployment, states, ranking, recession, growth

News
January 07, 2013

As the U.S. economy continues to recover from the Great Recession, investment blog 24/7 Wall Street compiled a ranking of all 50 states by the percentage point decline from its highest unemployment rate during the recession.

News
January 03, 2013

NVR, Inc., the nation's fourth-largest home builder, according to Professional Builder's 2012 Housing Giants rankings, has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Heartland Homes, Inc., the second-largest builder in Pittsburgh and the 50th largest builder in the U.S.

Case-Shiller, Home Price Index, October, 2012, composites, 10-City, 20-City

Case-Shiller, Home Price Index, October, 2012, composites, 10-City, 20-City

News
December 26, 2012

Home prices at the end of October were 4.3 percent above where they were on the 20-City Composite of the Case-Shiller Home Price Index last year, according to the newest data released on Thursday.

NAHB, Improving Markets Index, IMI, December 2012, 201 metros, record

NAHB, Improving Markets Index, IMI, December 2012, 201 metros, record

News
December 06, 2012

The number of housing markets showing improvement, as identified by the NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index, reached unprecedented levels in December, swelling to a total of 201 markets across the country.

Trulia, Price Monitor, Rent Monitor, November 2012, Atlanta, Sacramento

Trulia, Price Monitor, Rent Monitor, November 2012, Atlanta, Sacramento

News
December 05, 2012

Asking prices for homes were up 3.8 percent year-over-year in October and November — the largest yearly increase to date — according to the newest data from the Trulia Price Monitor, released Tuesday.

Features
December 03, 2012

Following a mostly flat 2012, home builders are projecting higher revenue and more home sales next year.

Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Features
November 25, 2012

More than half of builders believe that green/high-performance features help them sell new homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.

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