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Celebrate National Homeownership Month in June

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Celebrate National Homeownership Month in June

As NAHB and its members celebrate National Homeownership Month in June, more than two-thirds of Americans believe that owning a home is an essential part of the American Dream.

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Celebrate New Homes Month in April

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Celebrate New Homes Month in April

April is the perfect time to highlight the benefits of purchasing a new home. You can take advantage of the spring buying season by reaching out to consumers who are in the market to find their perfect home.

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Connecting with Home Owners Across the Country

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Connecting with Home Owners Across the Country

In celebration of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary, we are crossing the country and connecting with families who live in the homes our members build. Throughout the year, we’ll be sharing their stories and encouraging consumers to find out how they can start building their own American Dream.

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NAHB Helps to Elevate Housing in 2016 Presidential Campaign

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NAHB Helps to Elevate Housing in 2016 Presidential Campaign

NAHB’s long-standing efforts to make housing a top priority in the presidential election season gained momentum last week when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first major-party 2016 presidential candidate to address housing issues in a broad policy outline.

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Lawmakers Seeking Ways to Revive the American Dream

Filed in Economics by on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lawmakers Seeking Ways to Revive the American Dream

Without new solutions to help young people save and gain access to enough cash to purchase a home, the negative impacts of diminishing homeownership rates could suppress economic growth. Lawmakers and economists are proposing new ways to make the dream homeownership a reality for more people.

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

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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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New Fannie Mae Mortgage Program Makes it Easier to Purchase a Home

Filed in Housing Finance by on August 27, 2015 3 Comments
New Fannie Mae Mortgage Program Makes it Easier to Purchase a Home

Creditworthy borrowers with moderate to low incomes will be able to purchase a home with a downpayment as low as 3% through Fannie Mae’s newly announced HomeReady™ mortgage program.

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Maryland Governor Pushes Jobs, Homeownership

Filed in Codes and Standards by on August 25, 2015 2 Comments
Maryland Governor Pushes Jobs, Homeownership

If pro-growth, pro-housing policies can be enacted in blue-state Maryland, then they can be enacted anywhere, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan told an audience of business leaders in Washington, D.C. Hogan spoke Aug. 25 at NAHB’s headquarters as part of the Republican Governors Association’s ongoing DC Discussions series.

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New Foundation Draws National Attention to Housing Concerns

Filed in Multifamily by on June 18, 2015 0 Comments
New Foundation Draws National Attention to Housing Concerns

Seeking to find bipartisan solutions to address rising rents and diminished access to homeownership, the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families officially launched today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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How’m I doin?

Filed in Economics by on June 16, 2015 0 Comments
How’m I doin?

While “how’m I doin?” was the catchphrase of Ed Koch, the late former mayor of New York City, a similar question was posed to home owners and renters in a recent Federal Reserve survey.

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