Housing Trends

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 1 Comment
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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‘Connected’ Homes are the New Standard

Filed in Housing Trends, Sales & Marketing, Technology by on June 13, 2017 1 Comment
‘Connected’ Homes are the New Standard

“We’ve reached a point where the majority of consumers aren’t only willing to invest in it, but they’re expecting their next home to be connected,” says Grayling Love, product line manager at Eaton Corporation. Love will lead an in-depth discussion with builder members on the emerging trends in connected-home technologies during a presentation this week at the Midyear Board Meeting.

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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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Floorplan Showdown: Completely Open vs. Partially Open

Filed in Design, Economics, Home Building, Housing Trends by on February 1, 2017 0 Comments
Floorplan Showdown: Completely Open vs. Partially Open

Results from NAHB surveys of home buyers and home builders show that buyers have a strong preference for open floorplans, and that most builders are doing their best to create those open spaces for their clients. There are, however, some differences between what buyers are seeking and what builders are delivering.

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