Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



energy efficiency, environmental services, EPA

energy efficiency, environmental services, EPA

News
February 07, 2012

Titan Environmental Services Inc., of Kansas City, Mo., has agreed to pay a $10,878 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of violations of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act.

Improving Markets Index, IMI, February, metropolitan areas, recovery

Improving Markets Index, IMI, February, metropolitan areas, recovery

News
February 06, 2012

The February edition of the NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index reveals the number of metropolitan areas where the housing market is recovering increased by 29, according to NAHB.

home, home owner, home ownership, ownership rates

home, home owner, home ownership, ownership rates

News
February 03, 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau reported that the nation’s homeownership rate fell to 66 percent in the fourth quarter, marking a seven-year drop from a fourth-quarter peak of 69.2 percent in 2004.

housing market, home market, home builders

housing market, home market, home builders

News
February 03, 2012

The CEOs of some of the nation’s biggest homebuilding companies said Thursday that they feel the housing market has stabilized, but they were careful not to be overly optimistic even with the spring home-selling season coming up.

mortgages, refinancing, housing market

mortgages, refinancing, housing market

News
February 03, 2012

The blog 24/7 Wall St. looked at a recent report by Credit Karma to find the 10 states with the highest average mortgage debt. 

mortgages, refinancing, housing market

mortgages, refinancing, housing market

News
February 03, 2012

The blog 24/7 Wall St. looked at a recent report by Credit Karma to find the 10 states with the highest average mortgage debt. 

job market, economy, economic outlook

job market, economy, economic outlook

News
February 02, 2012

Since June 2009, when the Great Recession officially ended, the United States has gained about 1.2 million jobs, mostly in the services sector; of the top 100 metros, 59 have added jobs overall, while 41 have lost jobs.

housing market, home market, home builder, homebuilder

housing market, home market, home builder, homebuilder

News
February 01, 2012

Metrostudy analyzed about 80 housing markets and found some are promising for the new year.

standard and poor, credit ratings, investment, credit rating

standard and poor, credit ratings, investment, credit rating

News
January 31, 2012

The Illinois Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against Standard & Poor’s, claiming that the agency gave fraudulently high ratings to risky mortgage-backed investments in the years prior to the 2008 housing market crash

home prices, home price index, housing market

home prices, home price index, housing market

News
January 31, 2012

Home prices fell for the third consecutive month in November in almost all cities covered by the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index.

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