Tag: housing trends

Consumers Weigh in on Kitchen Preferences

Filed in Housing Trends by on March 22, 2019 0 Comments
Consumers Weigh in on Kitchen Preferences

When it comes to countertop material and appliance color, consumers have clear preferences.

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Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality Top Buyers’ Green Preferences

Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality Top Buyers’ Green Preferences

When buyers think of a green home, they think of features that will first save energy and second improve the quality of the air in the home, according survey results released today by NAHB at the International Builders’ Show.

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What Home Buyers Want in 2019

Filed in Economics, Housing Trends by on February 20, 2019 3 Comments
What Home Buyers Want in 2019

Laundry rooms and energy-saving features such as Energy Star appliances, windows and whole house certification are among the most wanted home features, according to survey results from NAHB released today during a press conference at the International Builders’ Show.

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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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Texas Home Named BALA Home of the Year

Texas Home Named BALA Home of the Year

Called the Augusta, the home artfully balances stone, wood, metal and floor-to-ceiling glass to create an elegant modern residence that hearkens to historical Texas homes from the 1800s.

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55+ Insights, Trends and More for Spring

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Design by on May 10, 2017 1 Comment
55+ Insights, Trends and More for Spring

The Spring issue of NAHB’s 55+ Housing online magazine is ready for download, with stories about marketing trends, floor plans, and a look at the future.

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American Lawns are Shrinking

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
American Lawns are Shrinking

See what this new housing trend could mean for your business.

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Don’t Be Afraid of Smart Home Technology

Filed in Business Management, Design, Housing Trends, Technology by on February 8, 2016 2 Comments
Don’t Be Afraid of Smart Home Technology

If you’re just now getting into smart-home technology, or have yet to do so because you think you don’t have the know-how, fear not – you don’t need to be a tech specialist. But you should become familiar with what’s trending and how you can address your clients’ needs… before they go to another builder.

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Must-Have Design Features for Move-Up Buyers

Filed in Design, Home Building by on February 1, 2016 5 Comments
Must-Have Design Features for Move-Up Buyers

Looking for the latest “must have” design features to wow your move-up buyers? Experts offered the following tips during January’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Architects Reveal Latest Home Design Trends

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on April 13, 2015 2 Comments
Architects Reveal Latest Home Design Trends

The American Institute of Architects reports that its members have plenty of new design work coming into their firms, and the average backlog for projects has surpassed five months. The group recently released the results of its quarterly survey of residential architects, and its indexes for both billings and new-project inquiries are in positive territory.

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