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Military Family Receives Mortgage-Free Home

Filed in Home Building, NAHB Cares by on February 12, 2020 1 Comment
Military Family Receives Mortgage-Free Home

Operation Finally Home and Belman Homes teamed up to build a custom home for a deserving veteran.

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In a Big Splash for Housing, EPA Chief Announces New Water Rule at IBS

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental, Home Building by on January 23, 2020 8 Comments
In a Big Splash for Housing, EPA Chief Announces New Water Rule at IBS

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler today announced a final, new “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) regulation at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas that resolves years of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends.

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2 Full Bathrooms Most Common in New Home Construction

Filed in Home Building, Housing Trends by on January 16, 2020 0 Comments
2 Full Bathrooms Most Common in New Home Construction

When it comes to new home construction, a two-bath house is by far the most prevalent, according to the latest Census data.

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NAHB Unveils All-New Website

Filed in Home Building, Membership by on January 13, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB Unveils All-New Website

To better serve the needs of our members, industry partners and other key stakeholders, NAHB recently unveiled the all-new nahb.org. The site not only features a much more modern look, but also greatly improved search performance, enhanced content functionalities and an improved navigation for an even better user experience.

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Still Not a Lot of Lots

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Housing Trends by on January 8, 2020 0 Comments
Still Not a Lot of Lots

The shortage of buildable lots that has been hindering the housing recovery eased somewhat in 2019, but remains elevated by historical standards, according to a recent survey conducted by NAHB.

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Home for the Holidays: How to Talk to Your Family about Housing

Filed in Home Building, Homeownership by on December 18, 2019 0 Comments
Home for the Holidays: How to Talk to Your Family about Housing

As a gift to you this holiday season, the elves at the National Housing Center are offering this simple guide to help anyone navigate tricky conversations about housing.

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Lot Values Hit Record Highs

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Housing Trends, Land Development by on November 12, 2019 7 Comments
Lot Values Hit Record Highs

Median single-family lot prices in 2018 outpaced inflation (4.4% vs 2.4%) and reached a new record high, with half of the lots selling at or above $49,500, according to NAHB’s analysis of the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) data.

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NAHB Closed to Commemorate Labor Day

Filed in Home Building by on September 2, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Closed to Commemorate Labor Day

NAHB’s office will be closed today as we celebrate the vital role that labor has played in the history of our great nation, especially within this industry.

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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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Home Construction Slowing in Manufacturing Areas

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Housing Trends by on August 27, 2019 1 Comment
Home Construction Slowing in Manufacturing Areas

In a possible sign of economic softening in the industrial heartland, home construction in the nation’s major manufacturing areas registered declines on a year-over-year basis in the second quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders Home Building Geography Index.

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