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Lot Values Hit Record Highs

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Housing Trends, Land Development by on November 12, 2019 3 Comments
Lot Values Hit Record Highs

Median single-family lot prices in 2018 outpaced inflation (4.4% vs 2.4%) and reached a new record high, with half of the lots selling at or above $49,500, according to NAHB’s analysis of the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) data.

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NAHB Closed to Commemorate Labor Day

Filed in Home Building by on September 2, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Closed to Commemorate Labor Day

NAHB’s office will be closed today as we celebrate the vital role that labor has played in the history of our great nation, especially within this industry.

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Ohio Builder Celebrates a Century of Construction

Filed in Home Building, Leadership, Membership by on August 29, 2019 3 Comments
Ohio Builder Celebrates a Century of Construction

The Haverstick family has been a fixture in their local home building community since 1919, when Joseph N. Haverstick established himself in Dayton, Ohio, to pursue his boyhood dream of becoming a builder.

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Home Construction Slowing in Manufacturing Areas

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Housing Trends by on August 27, 2019 1 Comment
Home Construction Slowing in Manufacturing Areas

In a possible sign of economic softening in the industrial heartland, home construction in the nation’s major manufacturing areas registered declines on a year-over-year basis in the second quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders Home Building Geography Index.

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Nominations Open for National Housing Hall of Fame

Filed in Awards, Home Building, Membership by on June 24, 2019 0 Comments
Nominations Open for National Housing Hall of Fame

Nominations are now open for the National Housing Hall of Fame, the highest honor bestowed in the home-building industry, and the Exemplary Service to Home Building awards.

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Grow Your Business and Stay Sane with Tools from NAHB Education

Filed in Business Management, Education, Home Building by on June 12, 2019 0 Comments
Grow Your Business and Stay Sane with Tools from NAHB Education

Managing a growing business can stretch home builders to the very limits of their personal, emotional and financial resources. An NAHB webinar, Managing Business Growth for Profitability and Sanity, will provide construction owners with the tools necessary to grow a business successfully.

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Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

Filed in Affordability, Home Building, Homeownership by on June 3, 2019 3 Comments
Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

The inaugural Innovative Housing Showcase opened June 1 to packed crowds on the National Mall exploring the latest housing technologies that are helping address the housing affordability crisis.

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Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NAHB recently announced a dynamic list of government and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and journalists who will be speaking at the Innovative Housing Showcase, June 1-5, on the National Mall.

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Single-Family and Multifamily Starts Post Solid Gains in April

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on May 16, 2019 0 Comments
Single-Family and Multifamily Starts Post Solid Gains in April

Total housing starts rose 5.7 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units from an upwardly revised reading in March, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.

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55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on May 2, 2019 0 Comments
55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to strengthen in the first quarter of 2019 with a reading of 72, up six points from the previous quarter, according to NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

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