The Top Posts of 2018

Filed in Membership by on December 31, 2018 0 Comments

This post was updated on Jan. 7.

As 2018 comes to a close, we’re taking a quick look at the posts NAHBNow readers viewed the most.

It’s probably no surprise that lumber was the top issue for our readers this year.

Here are the five most popular blog posts:

Rising Lumber Prices Hit Home: Three of the five top posts focused on lumber: the tariffs and the impact of rising prices on the industry.

Treasury Releases Draft Regulations for 20% Pass Through Entities: The new tax law passed at the end of 2017 required new regulations for many tax issues impacting our members.

Softwood Lumber Prices Climb to Record Highs: This Jan. 30 post signaled a theme for the year ahead: rising lumber prices, which by the end of January had skyrocketed 30% since Hurricane Harvey hit the previous summer.

What Millennial Home Buyers Want: Business development posts like this one speak to readers’ strong interest in the latest research and insight into the millennial generation of home buyers.

Record-High Lumber Costs Adding More than $7,000 to the Price of a Home: Rounding out the top five, this post put a real price tag on the pain that builders and home buyers alike felt due to rising lumber prices.



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