Homeownership

Tax Reform Plan: No Incentive for Homeownership

Filed in Homeownership by on November 3, 2017 3 Comments

NAHB believes this proposed tax reform plan will ultimately harm home values, act as a tax on middle-class home owners and discourage younger, first-time home buyers from entering the market.

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Equip Homes for the Future with These IBS Pre-show Classes

Equip Homes for the Future with These IBS Pre-show Classes

Take NAHB’s Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) pre-show courses Jan. 6-8 at the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Orlando and receive free entry into the IBS expo.

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NAHB Prepares Tax Reform Offensive

Filed in Capitol Hill, Economics, Homeownership, Leadership by on October 30, 2017 15 Comments
NAHB Prepares Tax Reform Offensive

NAHB continues to decry the House of Representatives’ rejection of a homeownership tax credit that would include both mortgage interest and property taxes to benefit up to 37 million additional home owners, and has served notice that we plan to deploy all necessary resources to ensure that the middle-class tax benefits of homeownership are part of this week’s planned release of a tax reform package.

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NAHB Opposes Tax Reform Plan

Filed in Capitol Hill, Homeownership by on October 28, 2017 14 Comments
NAHB Opposes Tax Reform Plan

NAHB came out today in official opposition to the House Republican tax reform legislation to be unveiled Nov. 1. The sudden shift came after House Speaker Paul Ryan unexpectedly informed NAHB CEO Jerry Howard that a meaningful homeownership tax incentive targeted to the middle class and negotiated in good faith with members of the House Ways and Means Committee would be stripped from the bill.

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Higher Loan Limits a Catalyst for Home Sales

Filed in Economics, Homeownership, Housing Finance by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments
Higher Loan Limits a Catalyst for Home Sales

Affordability is a top concern for more home shoppers. That’s why last year NAHB helped push for higher limits on single-family loans. Increasing the limits has resulted in lower borrowing costs for home buyers, and helped spur home sales thus far in 2017.

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NAHB Highlights How Homes are Changing Lives

Filed in Home Building, Homeownership by on July 21, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Highlights How Homes are Changing Lives

The Drive Home campaign is connecting with families across the country who live in the homes built by NAHB members.

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Celebrate National Homeownership Month in June

Filed in Homeownership, Membership by on June 5, 2017 0 Comments
Celebrate National Homeownership Month in June

As NAHB and its members celebrate National Homeownership Month in June, more than two-thirds of Americans believe that owning a home is an essential part of the American Dream.

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Last Chance to Claim Many Residential Energy Tax Credits

Filed in Environmental, Homeownership by on April 13, 2017 1 Comment
Last Chance to Claim Many Residential Energy Tax Credits

Tax Day is right around the corner but it’s not too late to remind your customers about the residential energy tax credits available to both new-home buyers and those who made efficiency improvements to existing homes in 2016.

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Celebrate New Homes Month in April

Filed in Home Building, Homeownership by on April 5, 2017 0 Comments
Celebrate New Homes Month in April

April is the perfect time to highlight the benefits of purchasing a new home. You can take advantage of the spring buying season by reaching out to consumers who are in the market to find their perfect home.

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2 Non-Political Reasons to Remember 2016

Filed in Economics, Homeownership, Housing Trends by on February 28, 2017 0 Comments
2 Non-Political Reasons to Remember 2016

Compared to 2015 totals, townhouse construction increased 12%, and custom single-family homes grew 8% in 2016 to a post-recession high. Much of this is due to an easing of credit standards and the return of more first-time home buyers. But in 2017, many of the same challenges will persist.

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