Tag: home buying

Home Purchase Plans Little Changed by COVID-19

Filed in Economics by on July 22, 2020 2 Comments
Home Purchase Plans Little Changed by COVID-19

The share of Americans who are considering the purchase of a home in the next 12 months was 11% in the second quarter of 2020, essentially flat when compared to the same quarter in 2019 (12%), according to NAHB’s latest Housing Trends Report.

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Virtual Parade, Home Show Generates Sales

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on May 29, 2020 1 Comment
Virtual Parade, Home Show Generates Sales

Two HBAs share their insights on hosting a virtual parade of homes and home show.

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What You Say Matters — Selling High Performance to Your Customers

What You Say Matters — Selling High Performance to Your Customers

Living harder in their homes has people considering what they really want in their next house. Efficient, comfortable and healthy homes are likely to be high on the list of “must-haves” for those looking to buy or to remodel. When talking to potential home buyers, consider highlighting features that meet some of these new ”must-haves.”

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Top 10 Home Features Baby Boomers Want — and Don’t Want

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design by on April 4, 2019 10 Comments
Top 10 Home Features Baby Boomers Want — and Don’t Want

Much like the average home buyer, buyers in the baby boomer generation like laundry rooms and energy efficiency, and dislike elevators and wine cellars. Baby boomers, however, tend to have stronger opinions about what they do and do not want in their homes, as indicated in NAHB’s recent update on What Home Buyers Really Want.

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Only 13% of Adults Plan on Purchasing a Home in the Next Year

Filed in Economics by on November 19, 2018 0 Comments
Only 13% of Adults Plan on Purchasing a Home in the Next Year

Only 13% of adults are planning to buy a home in the next 12 months, according to the Housing Trends Report, a research product created by the NAHB Economics team to track changes in buyers’ perceptions over time.

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Double-Duty Spaces That Really Work

Filed in Design by on May 5, 2016 1 Comment
Double-Duty Spaces That Really Work

The real challenge for builders today is offering a home that meets home buyer demand within a tighter space. The solution to the problem: offering spaces that pull double duty.

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Two-thirds of Home Buyers Seek Single-Story Living

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, Multifamily by on April 13, 2016 2 Comments
Two-thirds of Home Buyers Seek Single-Story Living

Millennials are in the minority when it comes to a preference for one-story homes. The significant majority of seniors and baby boomers are the ones driving the trend.

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Millennials are Buying New Homes, Just Not in Ways You Expect

Filed in Technology, Trends by on September 9, 2015 1 Comment
Millennials are Buying New Homes, Just Not in Ways You Expect

Though the media sometimes tells a different story, Millennials are looking for and purchasing new homes. But they are doing it in ways much different from their parents and older generations. A recent Forbes article describes how to connect and meet the needs of this tech-savvy group of consumers.

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Digital Shopping – A Brave New World for Home Builders

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on January 9, 2015 1 Comment
Digital Shopping – A Brave New World for Home Builders

Consumers are shopping for homes online now more than ever, and builders have to adapt to the change. Learn how to make your website meet the needs of today’s home buyer.

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