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Industry Data & Research
Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.
The majority of builders say they would be building and selling more homes today if funding was more readily available, according to Professional Builder's latest reader survey.
The majority of builders recognize the marketing power of green homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.
Stormwater management plans and low-flow fixtures are among the top water-conservation measures employed by home builders, according to a Professional Builder survey.
For more than 40 years, Professional Builder has published the Annual List of Housing's Giants. In recent years, the list has become more familiarly known as the Giant 400, because it lists the 400 largest home builders in the United States. This year 400 has become 350.
We all talk about the increase in infill construction and a back-to-the-city lifestyle, but recent research suggests people in the 'burbs are happier
Sign of a slump: Giants now selling more undeveloped land than serviced lots.
Falling new-home sales kept permits and starts near the low point for this building cycle despite better home-buying conditions.
With HUD-code housing in a decade-long funk, manufacturers are gearing up to partner with traditional home builders by producing modules that are assembled on-site.
Builders in last year's Giant 400 hit profit benchmarks that may last.
In many ways, the current housing market slowdown is similar to what happened between 1990 and 1992, although that one had a national economic recession to deepen it. We've avoided that this time — so far.