Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



News
October 17, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes fell two points in October from a downwardly revised reading in the previous month to a level of 55 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

RDC Fine Homes' first net-zero home employed a wide array of energy-efficient features. Image courtesy of RDC Fine Homes

Features
September 27, 2013

Speakers who participated in the recent Net-Zero North American Leadership Summit share what the industry has recently learned about building to the green standard.

News
September 26, 2013

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 421,000 units in August, according to figures from HUD and U.S. Census Bureau.

News
September 24, 2013

U.S home prices rose again in July but the rate of increase might have peaked, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index figures.

Features
September 23, 2013

Local HBAs tackle labor shortage; Architects see more amenities and size; CPWR snapshot of construction industry profiles an older workforce; Detroit joins the company of Turnaround Towns

Features
September 20, 2013

NAHB endorses President Obama?s housing finance policy.

Features
September 20, 2013

Builders polled say integrating software into a single database can be a daunting prospect, a frustrating project, or an initiative that is producing rewards.

Features
September 20, 2013

Big cities like Chicago and San Diego are starting to grow again, which improves prospects for urban infill housing. Here?s a look at what Millennials and Baby Boomers are buying.

News
September 17, 2013

Following four consecutive months of improvement, builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes held unchanged in September with a reading of 58 on the Housing Market Index.

News
September 09, 2013

This reflects a gain of 44 markets from August and marks the Improving Market Index's highest level since it was initiated two years ago.

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