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2019 Show Home Boasts Never-Before-Seen Architecture

Filed in Design, International Builders' Show by on May 2, 2018 8 Comments
2019 Show Home Boasts Never-Before-Seen Architecture

Construction on the latest edition of NAHB’s flagship exhibit, The New American Home, is well underway in Las Vegas. Those who attend the International Builders’ Show 2019 and tour the home are in for a real treat.

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Bathrooms Overtake Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 1, 2018 3 Comments
Bathrooms Overtake Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project

As the industry kicks off National Home Remodeling Month in May, NAHB released the results of a new survey which highlight the most common remodeling projects. While the kitchen may be king for some, smaller-scale renovations are slowly becoming just as popular.

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Low Inventories Pushing Prices Higher

Filed in Economics by on April 26, 2018 0 Comments
Low Inventories Pushing Prices Higher

As result of limited supply, solid demand and rising construction costs, home prices continue to exceed income growth and have now increased more than 6% over the last year.

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‘Bigger Picture’ Leads Remodeler to Bigger Profits

Filed in Business Management, Remodelers by on April 24, 2018 0 Comments
‘Bigger Picture’ Leads Remodeler to Bigger Profits

Ensuring healthy profits in business starts by building great relationships with clients. Nick Scheel, CGR, of Arrow Kitchen and Bath in Spokane Valley, Wash., has created a steady flow of referrals by centering his business around customer service.

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Online Mortgages More Attractive Than Online Dating

Online Mortgages More Attractive Than Online Dating

Society’s general acceptance of and reliance on technology is quickly permeating the housing industry. In fact, a recent survey found the portion of Americans who say they’d feel comfortable applying online for a mortgage is greater than those who’d consider online dating.

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NFL’s Clay Matthews Tackles a Special Remodel Project

Filed in Remodelers by on April 19, 2018 0 Comments

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was featured in a recent HouzzTV episode in which he hires NAHB Remodelers member Pat Hurst of Hurst Design & Build for a large renovation.

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National Home Remodeling Month Made Easy

Filed in Remodelers by on April 18, 2018 0 Comments
National Home Remodeling Month Made Easy

The remodeling industry typically kicks into high gear each year as the warmer weather of spring sets in. That’s why May is the best time to celebrate National Home Remodeling Month and raise consumer awareness of the advantages of the benefits of hiring a professional remodeler. NAHB has you covered with an easy-to-use toolkit of resources to help you get started.

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Drone Use Among Builders Continues its Ascent

Drone Use Among Builders Continues its Ascent

A recent NAHB survey discovered that the popularity of drones within the housing industry is not only growing — it’s skyrocketing.

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Trade Concerns Dampen Positive Housing Demand

Filed in Business Management, Economics by on April 16, 2018 2 Comments
Trade Concerns Dampen Positive Housing Demand

Worries over trade-related impacts on the U.S. economy have proliferated throughout the housing industry. Most notably, tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber have triggered significant jumps in lumber prices.

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HUD Allots $28 Billion for Disaster Recovery in U.S. and Puerto Rico

Filed in Disaster Response, Multifamily by on April 10, 2018 0 Comments
HUD Allots $28 Billion for Disaster Recovery in U.S. and Puerto Rico

HUD announced that nearly $28 billion will go to support long-term disaster recovery efforts in nine U.S. states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The funds represent the largest single amount of disaster recovery assistance in HUD’s history.

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