Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



builder confidence, housing index, housing market index, home builder

builder confidence, housing index, housing market index, home builder

News
December 20, 2011

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points from a downwardly revised number to 21 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for December.

News
December 20, 2011

U.S. House votes not to extend payroll tax cut for two months; want full year instead

housing starts, housing market, new home construction, multifamily construction

housing starts, housing market, new home construction, multifamily construction

News
December 20, 2011

Builders broke ground on a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000 homes last month, a 9.3 percent jump from October.

energy efficient, energy star, green homes, green building, home builders

energy efficient, energy star, green homes, green building, home builders

News
December 19, 2011

A number of large and small home builders have signed on the implement the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s newest Energy Star guidelines for homes.

2012 home building outlook: Builders largely optimistic about growth

Home under construction

Features
December 18, 2011

Despite the obstacles and challenges, a large number of builders are feeling optimistic about their prospects for 2012, according to Professional Builder's 2012 Market Outlook survey.

foreclosures, housing market, mortgage, financing

foreclosures, housing market, mortgage, financing

News
December 15, 2011

RealtyTrac released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for 2011 today, which shows that November foreclosure filings were down 3 percent from October and down 14 percent from November 2010.

mortgages, refinancing, housing market, tax, tax cut, homeowner, home owner

mortgages, refinancing, housing market, tax, tax cut, homeowner, home owner

News
December 15, 2011

Congress and the Obama administration are considering having mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac foot the bill for the proposed extension of the payroll tax cut

housing market, home market, home buyers, home prices

housing market, home market, home buyers, home prices

News
December 14, 2011

Some housing markets are beginning to bounce back, according to data gleaned from Zillow.com. 

multifamily housing, rental housing, housing market

multifamily housing, rental housing, housing market

News
December 13, 2011

The National Association of Home Builders reported that its Q3 indices show that multifamily housing production is up and vacancy is down.

federal government, FHA, housing market, housing policy

federal government, FHA, housing market, housing policy

News
December 13, 2011

On Tuesday, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) announced the full membership of its Housing Commission. Over the course of the next year, the Housing Commission will put together a package of realistic policy recommendations that will address the future housing needs of the nation. 

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