Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



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January 30, 2013

Trulia’s December 2012 Housing Barometer, a monthly roundup in which three key housing indicators are measured relative to their worst points during the crash and their normal levels, shows the housing recovery is 52 percent back to normal.

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January 29, 2013

The American Chemistry Council's monthly Chemical Activity Barometer showed sustained growth, notching a 0.4 percent gain over December 2012 on a three-month moving average basis. 

News
January 29, 2013

The multifamily sector has led the way in the recovery of the overall housing market and will continue to do so over the next several years.

NAR, existing home sales, December 2012, inventory, prices

NAR, existing home sales, December 2012, inventory, prices

News
January 25, 2013

Total existing-home sales in 2012 were the highest in five years, while the annual price rose the most since 2005.

News
January 18, 2013

A new report from the Portland Cement Association projects total housing starts to reach 954,000 units in 2013, reflecting further improvement on nearly 30 percent growth in 2012.

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January 17, 2013

Gains in both single-family and multifamily housing production resulted in nationwide housing starts rising 12.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 954,000 units in December, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.

News
January 17, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes was unchanged in January, remaining at a level of 47 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

11 ways the ‘fiscal cliff’ deal is a net positive for housing

11 ways the ‘fiscal cliff’ deal is a net positive for housing

News
January 14, 2013

The fiscal cliff, an economically damaging set of tax hikes and spending reductions scheduled to begin in 2013, has been avoided — for now — and that is good news for housing in the short run. Here are the positives of the deal.

24/7 Wall Street, unemployment, states, ranking, recession, growth

24/7 Wall Street, unemployment, states, ranking, recession, growth

News
January 07, 2013

As the U.S. economy continues to recover from the Great Recession, investment blog 24/7 Wall Street compiled a ranking of all 50 states by the percentage point decline from its highest unemployment rate during the recession.

News
January 03, 2013

NVR, Inc., the nation's fourth-largest home builder, according to Professional Builder's 2012 Housing Giants rankings, has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Heartland Homes, Inc., the second-largest builder in Pittsburgh and the 50th largest builder in the U.S.

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