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NAHB Closed Sept. 3 to Commemorate Labor Day

Filed in Home Building by on September 3, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Closed Sept. 3 to Commemorate Labor Day

The staff of NAHB will be celebrating one last day of summer today, as we down our last grilled hot dog or take a final lap in the community pool on Labor Day. 

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NAHB CEO Howard: Lumber Producers Acting Like Oil Cartels of the 1970s

Filed in Construction Industry, Home Building by on August 27, 2018 7 Comments
NAHB CEO Howard: Lumber Producers Acting Like Oil Cartels of the 1970s

In a National Post story on how lumber tariffs are affecting U.S. and Canadian lumber producers as well as American consumers, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard said the domestic lumber industry was behaving in a manner similar to the oil cartels of the 1970s.

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Tech Solutions to Unique Problems

Filed in Home Building, Technology by on August 21, 2018 0 Comments
Tech Solutions to Unique Problems

A home with integrated technology offers a lot of gee-whiz effects like music in multiple rooms or dedicated home cinemas that can actually offer an improvement over the commercial theater experience. But there’s other aspects to these systems beyond the “oh wow” factor they can provide.

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Most U.S. Homes Built Before the Reagan Administration

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on August 17, 2018 1 Comment
Most U.S. Homes Built Before the Reagan Administration

As the median age of Americans continues to rise, so too does the age of the nation’s housing stock. Census data reveal the median age of owner-occupied housing has increased to 37 years old.

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Housing Starts Hold Their Ground in July

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Multifamily, Uncategorized by on August 16, 2018 4 Comments
Housing Starts Hold Their Ground in July

Total housing starts inched up 0.9% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to data released this morning by HUD and the Commerce Department.

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ZIP System® Sheathing and Tape for Resilient Roofs

Filed in Home Building, Sponsored Content by on August 15, 2018 1 Comment
ZIP System® Sheathing and Tape for Resilient Roofs

Storm season is coming, and with it, a heightened sensitivity to protecting jobsites and the durability of homes down the road.

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Builder Confidence Remains Firm in August

Filed in Home Building by on August 15, 2018 2 Comments
Builder Confidence Remains Firm in August

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Don’t Miss the Deadline! Enter NAHB Awards by Aug. 24

Don’t Miss the Deadline! Enter NAHB Awards by Aug. 24

There’s still time to enter your company’s best work to some of the building industry’s most prestigious national awards programs. Winning one of these highly respected NAHB honors puts your firm on the fast track to recognition in your community, your industry, your peers and – most importantly – your clients.

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Luxury at Every Price Point: Including Smaller Ones

Filed in Awards, Home Building, Sales & Marketing by on August 7, 2018 0 Comments
Luxury at Every Price Point: Including Smaller Ones

This model home has a clear target market: a confident, single woman who is design-driven and needs affordability. The challenge was to create exciting design with finish packages that were within the buyer’s budget.

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Learn from Systems-Built Experts in Summit Education Sessions

Filed in Home Building, Technology by on August 2, 2018 0 Comments
Learn from Systems-Built Experts in Summit Education Sessions

The upcoming Building Systems Housing Summit is a great opportunity to discover emerging trends and network with builders, manufacturers and suppliers of modular, panelized, concrete, log and timber frame homes. The event also gives attendees direct access to top experts in the industry.

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