Category Archive for: ‘National Association of Home Builders’

Homeownership Is The Main Source Of Wealth For Americans

Homeownership Is the Main Source of Wealth for Americans

Americans’ primary residences account for about 25 percent of their overall wealth, more than any other asset. Homeownership remains a cornerstone of...
Labor Shortages Materials Costs Increases To Drive Up Home Remodeling Costs

Labor Shortages, Materials Costs Increases to Drive Up Home-Remodeling Costs

A recent survey found that remodeling firms expect labor shortages to worsen this year, while worker and materials costs will increase. More than nine in 10...
First Quarter U S Home Sales Hit Strongest Pace In A Decade

First-Quarter U.S. Home Sales Hit Strongest Pace in a Decade

Homebuyers were active across the country in the opening months of 2017, further depleting inventory and pushing prices higher. Major Bay Area housing...
Home Remodeling Spend Surges As Baby Boomers Lead The Way

Home-Remodeling Spend Surges, as Baby Boomers Lead the Way

Happy National Home Improvement Month: Increasing home equity and confidence in the U.S. housing market helped lift remodeling spend significantly over the...
Home Amenities More Important Than Size Buyers Say

Home Amenities More Important Than Size, Buyers Say

New home sizes dropped for the first time in seven years in 2016, which isn’t likely to trouble the majority of buyers, who are willing to sacrifice...
U S Home Construction To See Healthy Gains In 2017

U.S. Home Construction to See Healthy Gains in 2017

Single-family home production, housing starts, and permits are all expected to rise this year, providing at least some relief to a market starved for...
U S Housing Market Economy Just Short Of Full Recovery

U.S. Housing Market, Economy Just Short of Full Recovery

November 10, 2016 by Pacific Union • Posted in Market Conditions More than seven years after the U.S. began climbing its way out of the Great Recession, the...
What New Home Buyers Want In Their Kitchens

What New Home Buyers Want in Their Kitchens

Owners who are planning on remodeling their homes in advance of putting them on the market would do well to take a look at what kitchen features and finishes...
Millennial Homebuyers Growing In Number Heading For Suburbia

Millennial Homebuyers Growing in Number, Heading for Suburbia

The percentage of Generation Y homebuyers ticked up from 2014 to 2015, and though many of these young people initially rent in urban centers, most light out...
Latest Home Design Trends Are Familiar In The Bay Area

Latest Home Design Trends Are Familiar in the Bay Area

A classic Eichler home in San Rafael. Once again, outside experts have confirmed what we in California have known all along: The Golden State continues to...
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