Housing Trends

Prospective Home Buyers Sidelined by Availability, Affordability

Prospective Home Buyers Sidelined by Availability, Affordability

The average home size, at 2,622 square feet in 2016, was essentially unchanged in 2017, averaging 2,627 square feet. Forty-six percent had four bedrooms or more compared to 45% in 2016; 37% had three full baths or more compared to 35 percent in 2016. Meanwhile, Americans continue to remodel, renovate and DIY at a fast clip.

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3 More Cities Added to LIHTC Maps

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Trends, Multifamily by on December 29, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB has added Seattle, Chicago and Denver to its exclusive series of maps detailing metro areas where the Low Income Housing Tax Credit is used to develop new affordable homes.

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Don’t Hesitate – Come Celebrate at IBS

Don’t Hesitate – Come Celebrate at IBS

Join your peers at one of more than a dozen awards and recognition ceremonies during the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Orlando, Jan. 9-11. The awards will encompass all areas of residential construction, including green, design, multifamily, custom and more.

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Builders’ Show Early-Bird Deadline Extended

Builders’ Show Early-Bird Deadline Extended

If you still haven’t registered for our industry’s premier event — the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® — you’re in luck: but just for seven more days.

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Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on October 19, 2017 2 Comments
Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today

NAHB asked two experts who serve on the Design Committee and National Sales and Marketing Council about the kitchen of 2018: What are the common elements of successful kitchen design? What trends seem to be gathering steam?

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Trends in 55+ Housing: Learn 18 for 2018

Filed in 55+ Housing, Education, Housing Trends by on September 14, 2017 2 Comments
Trends in 55+ Housing: Learn 18 for 2018

This webinar will explore ways to make your properties stand out and increase sales momentum.

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Apartment and Condominium Market Bounces Back to Trend in Second Quarter

Filed in Housing Trends, Multifamily by on August 24, 2017 0 Comments
Apartment and Condominium Market Bounces Back to Trend in Second Quarter

The Multifamily Production Index posted a gain of eight points in the second quarter, while the Multifamily Vacancy Index fell three points, showing fewer vacancies.

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How to Modify a Nice View Into a ‘Show Stopper’

Filed in Housing Trends, International Builders' Show by on August 17, 2017 0 Comments
How to Modify a Nice View Into a ‘Show Stopper’

Unlike most homes across Central Florida, The New American Home® 2018 has a spectacular view. And by installing a package of state-of-the art window and door products from Panda, the view is even more awe-inspiring.

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Almost 80,000 Starts Last Year were Tear-Downs

Filed in Home Building, Housing Trends by on July 31, 2017 0 Comments
Almost 80,000 Starts Last Year were Tear-Downs

The Census Bureau doesn’t specifically track new homes constructed on sites where a previous residence was torn down or where there is evidence of a previous residential structure. To fill the data void, NAHB polled members earlier this year about tear-downs via its monthly NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index survey.

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High-End Development, Down on the Farm

Filed in Housing Trends, Land Development by on July 14, 2017 5 Comments
High-End Development, Down on the Farm

Agrihoods have been popping up across the country featuring farms or food growing as a central amenity of the new residential developments.

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