Learn How to Build a Successful Digital Marketing Program

Filed in Business Management, Education by on July 17, 2020 1 Comment
Learn How to Build a Successful Digital Marketing Program

During NAHB’s webinar scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, learn how to build a successful digital marketing engine that converts online leads and boosts sales even in the most unpredictable markets.

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Single-Family Starts and Permits Post Double-Digit Gains in June

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on July 17, 2020 1 Comment
Single-Family Starts and Permits Post Double-Digit Gains in June

Led by solid single-family production, total housing starts increased 17.3% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.

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Virtual Legislative Conference Keeps NAHB in the Forefront on Capitol Hill

Filed in Advocacy by on July 16, 2020 0 Comments
Virtual Legislative Conference Keeps NAHB in the Forefront on Capitol Hill

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, NAHB members across the nation participated in a groundbreaking virtual Legislative Conference on June 22-24. Builders held online meetings with 74 lawmakers during the three-day event and addressed key housing issues of concern to the home building community.

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Remodeling Industry Sees Optimism Despite COVID-19

Filed in Economics, Remodeling by on July 16, 2020 0 Comments
Remodeling Industry Sees Optimism Despite COVID-19

NAHB today released its latest Remodeling Market Index (RMI), which posted a reading of 73. The index indicates the remodeling market has picked up since the previous quarter as home owners focus on the importance of home for work and life amidst the pandemic.

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Builder Confidence Rallies to Pre-Pandemic Level in July

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on July 16, 2020 221 Comments
Builder Confidence Rallies to Pre-Pandemic Level in July

In a strong signal that the housing market is ready to lead a post-COVID economic recovery, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped 14 points to 72 in July, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The HMI now stands at the solid pre-pandemic reading in March before the outbreak affected much of the nation.

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It’s Full Steam Ahead for The New American Home 2021

Filed in Design, IBS by on July 15, 2020 3 Comments
It’s Full Steam Ahead for The New American Home 2021

Construction is progressing swiftly on The New American Home 2021, the official show home of The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). And there is growing anticipation for its unveiling, which will show builders and consumers the latest designs and features centered around urban living.

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Residential Construction Offers New Job Opportunities During Economic Recovery

Residential Construction Offers New Job Opportunities During Economic Recovery

To help promote skilled trade opportunities in your area, NAHB’s workforce development resources include promotional materials and detailed information about six popular construction trades.

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NAHB, NAR Partner to Educate Consumers on Home Performance, Sustainability

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on July 14, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB, NAR Partner to Educate Consumers on Home Performance, Sustainability

NAHB and the National Association of Realtors® launched a new joint initiative, Home Performance Counts, designed to help consumers better understand the rapidly growing high-performance home marketplace.

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How Stringent Design Regulations Restrict Housing Affordability and Choice

How Stringent Design Regulations Restrict Housing Affordability and Choice

Housing affordability has long been at the forefront of housing policy and attention. Recent land use trends provide additional development methods to make the residential development and regulation process more efficient, but some localities are moving in the opposite direction by enacting burdensome residential design standards that go well past good design principles. NAHB’s Residential Design Standards: How Stringent Regulations Restrict Affordability and Choice report addresses this issue and explores other alternatives.

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Planning for Hurricanes and Natural Disasters Amid COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response by on July 13, 2020 0 Comments
Planning for Hurricanes and Natural Disasters Amid COVID-19

FEMA releases guidance document to help businesses prepare for hurricane season and other natural disasters during COVID-19.

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