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2.4 Million Millennial-led Households are Missing

Filed in Economics by on July 13, 2018 0 Comments
2.4 Million Millennial-led Households are Missing

Just 40% of young adults led their own household in 2016, and that number has been dropping steadily since 2000 (46%). While all age groups recorded continuous declines of headship rates between 2000 and 2016, none saw a faster drop than the 25-to-34 year olds.

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Shortages of Framing Lumber More Widespread than Ever

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 22, 2018 4 Comments
Shortages of Framing Lumber More Widespread than Ever

Shortages of framing lumber are now more widespread than at any time since NAHB began tracking the issue in 1994, according to results from the May 2018 survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Expiring Provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Filed in Economics, tax reform toolkit by on June 21, 2018 0 Comments
Expiring Provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law at the end of 2017 by President Trump, added 52 temporary provisions to the tax code that will expire between this year and 2027. Nearly half of these expiring tax provisions will lapse at the end of 2025, many of which are of most interest to […]

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Aging-in-Place Remodeling on the Rise

Filed in Remodelers by on May 17, 2018 0 Comments

The growing number of home owners who want to live out their golden years in their current home is major driver in the continued growth of the NAHB Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) educational designation. A new NAHB survey shows why.

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Will Tear-Downs Increase in Market Share?

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on May 3, 2018 4 Comments
Will Tear-Downs Increase in Market Share?

With builders nationwide continuing to report lot shortages, there has been speculation that tear-downs will command a growing share of the new-home market. As yet, the jury is out.

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Majority of NAHB Builders Focused on Single-Family Construction

Filed in Membership by on May 1, 2018 0 Comments
Majority of NAHB Builders Focused on Single-Family Construction

More than six out of 10 of our builder members are single-family builders, according to the 2017 annual member census conducted by NAHB.

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Low Inventories Pushing Prices Higher

Filed in Economics by on April 26, 2018 0 Comments
Low Inventories Pushing Prices Higher

As result of limited supply, solid demand and rising construction costs, home prices continue to exceed income growth and have now increased more than 6% over the last year.

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How to Make Sense of the Tax Law Changes

How to Make Sense of the Tax Law Changes

The Tax Reform Toolkit is a series of blog posts featured on Eye on Housing that are designed to help builders and remodelers make sense of the changes in tax law as a result of the legislation passed in December. So far, three articles have helped illustrate key points of the pass-through deductions.

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Trade Concerns Dampen Positive Housing Demand

Filed in Business Management, Economics by on April 16, 2018 2 Comments
Trade Concerns Dampen Positive Housing Demand

Worries over trade-related impacts on the U.S. economy have proliferated throughout the housing industry. Most notably, tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber have triggered significant jumps in lumber prices.

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Low Inventory Intensifies Housing Demand in 2018

Filed in Business Management, Economics by on March 29, 2018 0 Comments
Low Inventory Intensifies Housing Demand in 2018

A lack of existing home inventory continues to drive growth for residential construction and sustain strong home-builder confidence — now hovering near a two-decade high.

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