Housing Trends

First-Time Home Buyers Deflated, but not Deterred

Filed in Design, Economics, Housing Trends by on March 8, 2018 1 Comment
First-Time Home Buyers Deflated, but not Deterred

Competition is stiff in housing markets across the country. Limited inventory of existing and entry-level homes, combined with inevitable interest rate hikes are causing prices to rise and expectations to decline — particularly among first-time buyers.

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55+ Builders See New Housing Trends in Florida

55+ Builders See New Housing Trends in Florida

The latest models and plans for 55+ community designs were on display last month during the International Builders Show in Orlando.

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How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

Tech-savvy home design experts who recently saw the latest in smart home innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show were buzzing excitedly around the 2018 International Builders’ Show. While there are still questions and apprehension from traditional home builders, these experts say it’s not a good idea to sit on the sidelines waiting for the dust to settle.

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What Millennial Home Buyers Want

What Millennial Home Buyers Want

It’s all about location, location, location – with a dash or two of compromise – as millennials, the nation’s largest demographic group at 90 million strong, is poised to dominate the home buying market. Two market researchers – who happen to be millennials themselves – offered insight into their generation in Two Millennials Tell All, an education session offered Jan. 10 during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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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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