Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



energy efficient homes, green homes, energy efficiency, home builder

energy efficient homes, green homes, energy efficiency, home builder

News
January 13, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that more than 10,000 homes have been build to meet the energy-efficiency specifications of the voluntary Builders Challenge initiative.

green building, energy-efficient building, energy efficiency

green building, energy-efficient building, energy efficiency

News
January 11, 2012

A town being built in New Mexico is purposely being constructed as a modern-day ghost town for energy-efficiency research.

housing forecast, housing market, 2012

housing forecast, housing market, 2012

News
January 10, 2012

The Wall Street Journal’s blog offered five issues in 2012 that will be deciding factors in the housing market. 

housing market, home market, home buyers, home prices

housing market, home market, home buyers, home prices

News
January 10, 2012

The number of housing markets showing marked improvement nearly doubled in January from December with the addition of 40 new metros to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index. 

News
January 05, 2012

Forbes highlighted the five regions that are most poised to flourish in 2012 and help boost the national economy.

rental housing, home market, housing market, rent, foreclosure

rental housing, home market, housing market, rent, foreclosure

News
January 05, 2012

 


U.S. apartment vacancies dropped to a 10-year low in the fourth quarter, paving the way for rent increases that are likely to continue this year.

federal government, housing market, housing policy, fannie mae, freddie mac

federal government, housing market, housing policy, fannie mae, freddie mac

News
January 05, 2012

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday issued a white paper to Congress in attempt to fire up policy makers about the housing market’s problems.

economy, spending, consumer confidence, market

economy, spending, consumer confidence, market

News
January 04, 2012

Americans' economic confidence continued to improve in December with Gallup's Economic Confidence Index reaching -38 as consumers expressed more optimism than at any time since June.

housing forecast, housing market, 2012

housing forecast, housing market, 2012

News
January 04, 2012

The blog Calculated Risk compiled a few 2012 forecasts from major players in the housing industry.

construction spending, construction jobs, housing market, new home construction

construction spending, construction jobs, housing market, new home construction

News
January 04, 2012

According to the Census Bureau, private residential construction spending increased 2 percent during November.

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