Tag: trends

Is Single-Family Built-for-Rent the Future of Rental Housing?

Filed in Economics, Multifamily, Trends by on October 22, 2020 2 Comments
Is Single-Family Built-for-Rent the Future of Rental Housing?

Although a small segment within the overall housing industry, single-family built-for-rent has growth opportunity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic as various demographics seek out lower-density areas and living spaces, while also providing the flexibility of renting.

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Top 5 Green Products and Systems Customers Are Asking About

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on June 16, 2020 2 Comments
Top 5 Green Products and Systems Customers Are Asking About

According to the 2020 Green Single Family and Multifamily Homes SmartMarket Brief, consumers are most interested in products and systems that directly impact utility bills and indoor environmental quality. NAHB anticipates that customers, who have spent months in their homes, have developed a heightened awareness of what efficient, comfortable and healthy means to them, and builders and remodelers need to be ready to meet these needs.

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Experts Reflect on Top Green Products at IBS

Filed in IBS, Sustainability and Green Building by on January 31, 2020 0 Comments
Experts Reflect on Top Green Products at IBS

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) is a great place to learn from leading professionals in the construction industry. The High Performance Building Zone utilized its happy hour sessions for experts to share their insights on high-performance building practices, trends and hot products with IBS attendees.

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First-Time Home Buyers Deflated, but not Deterred

Filed in Design, Economics 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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High-End Development, Down on the Farm

Filed in Land Development by on July 14, 2017 5 Comments
High-End Development, Down on the Farm

Agrihoods have been popping up across the country featuring farms or food growing as a central amenity of the new residential developments.

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New Trends in Kitchen Features and Colors

Filed in Design by on October 6, 2016 1 Comment
New Trends in Kitchen Features and Colors

What are the features and colors included in kitchens of newly constructed homes? Data from Houzz, combined with information from the 2016 Builder Practices Survey, provides insight.

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5 Lasting Home Design Trends

Filed in Design by on February 23, 2016 2 Comments

Some design styles and trends are timeless and buyers will always flock to them. Here’s a list of what it takes to keep consumers interested time after time.

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Must-Have Design Features for Move-Up Buyers

Filed in Design by on February 1, 2016 6 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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Professional Women in Building Shows Impressive Growth

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on December 14, 2015 2 Comments
Professional Women in Building Shows Impressive Growth

Professional Women in Building is the Federation’s fastest growing council, and there’s a reason why.

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Go Mobile or Google Will Make You Pay

Filed in Business Management by on May 7, 2015 0 Comments
Go Mobile or Google Will Make You Pay

If your company does not have a mobile-friendly website, web traffic from Google search may take a dive.

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