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How Transportation Trends Can Affect the Housing Market

How Transportation Trends Can Affect the Housing Market

Many countries, states and municipalities are now considering EV charging mandates, as infrastructure is needed to facilitate market growth, which may impact what builders are required to include in new homes and developments.

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How to Build for Today’s Boomer Buyers

Filed in 55+ Housing, Housing Trends by on September 11, 2019 1 Comment
How to Build for Today’s Boomer Buyers

With 270,000 boomer buyers retiring each month, there is a lot of opportunity for builders to capitalize on this demographic. But not all boomer buyers want the same things. Learn more about the niche groups within this demographic and what they’re looking for in their future homes.

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Apply for an Associate Member Award During Associates Month

Filed in Awards, Councils & Committees, Membership by on September 6, 2019 0 Comments
Apply for an Associate Member Award During Associates Month

Associate Member Appreciation Month is in full swing! Join NAHB in celebrating Associate members throughout September for helping your business in the housing industry by nominating an Associate for an Associate Member Award before applications close Oct. 21.

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NAHB Continues to Push Back Against Rent Control

Filed in Affordability, Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on September 6, 2019 3 Comments
NAHB Continues to Push Back Against Rent Control

Rent control legislation is being considered in California that will exacerbate housing shortages and drive up rents.

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4 High-Performance Building Tips for Builders

Filed in Economics, Sustainability & Green Building by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
4 High-Performance Building Tips for Builders

The Southeast Building Conference, hosted by the Florida Home Builders Association, is the largest building industry trade show in the southeast. Several education sessions focused on high-performance building, including these four important takeaways.

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What Makes a Best Value Active-Adult Community?

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on August 30, 2019 0 Comments
What Makes a Best Value Active-Adult Community?

55places.com recently released its list of top 25 value communities, based on factors such as average price per square foot, construction dates, range of amenity options, lifestyle clubs, home owners’ association (HOA) fees, resident reviews, local property taxes and the cost of living in the surrounding area.

See which 55+ Housing Industry Council members and Best of 55+ Housing award winners were recognized.

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6 Tips for Success from an Award-Winning Multifamily Builder

Filed in Awards, Multifamily by on August 29, 2019 0 Comments
6 Tips for Success from an Award-Winning Multifamily Builder

What does it take to become an award-winning builder? We asked Chris House — group vice president at Fortune-Johnson, the 2018 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Builder of the Year firm — for advice for this year’s entrants.

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Ohio Builder Celebrates a Century of Construction

Filed in Home Building, Leadership, Membership by on August 29, 2019 3 Comments
Ohio Builder Celebrates a Century of Construction

The Haverstick family has been a fixture in their local home building community since 1919, when Joseph N. Haverstick established himself in Dayton, Ohio, to pursue his boyhood dream of becoming a builder.

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Why a ‘Ban’ on Single-Family Zoning Could Be a Good Thing

Why a ‘Ban’ on Single-Family Zoning Could Be a Good Thing

Recently, the state of Oregon has moved to use the power of policy to influence housing affordability, diversity and flexibility. In what some are calling an effective ban on single-family zoning, the state is requiring that multifamily units be allowed on land previously reserved just for single-family homes.

A recent report from NAHB illustrates how innovative land-use policies that encourage the development of housing, such as Oregon’s legislation, promote greater housing affordability and meet the varied needs of an increasingly diverse home-buying population. 

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Say ‘Thank You’ to Associate Members in September

Filed in Awards, Membership by on August 28, 2019 0 Comments
Say ‘Thank You’ to Associate Members in September

Associate Member Appreciation Month is almost here! Join the NAHB Federation in thanking your Associate trade partners during the month of September for helping your businesses succeed.

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