Tag Archives: builders

Builders to Widen Stock of Green Homes by 2018

An upswing in green building is expected over the next four years as more widespread adoption takes hold, according to survey respondents in McGraw Hill’s latest SmartMarket Report....

Land Rush: Builders Hurry to Acquire Lots

Mounting confidence in the housing recovery has prompted more builders to expand their land and lot holdings in the past year — some by as much as 50 percent — CoStar Group...

Builders’ Confidence Wanes in October

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built, single-family homes dropped in October as concerns mounted over rising mortgage rates and uncertainty sparked by the government...

Builders Gain Optimism in the Recovery

Builder confidence in newly built, single-family homes is on the rise again. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index posted its fourth consecutive...

Builders Say Headwinds Remain for Recovery

Single-family and multi-family housing starts are predicted to post double-digit gains this year over last year, according to the National Association of Home Builders. NAHB says that...

Builders Step Up Construction Due to Rising Demand

Homebuilders broke ground on homes in March at the fastest pace since June 2008, mostly fueled by a surge in apartment construction, the Commerce Department reports. ...

Land Prices Rise as Builders Scramble for Lots

An improving housing market is creating a sharp increase in land prices and “creating big profits for land investors but putting pressure on builders to further increase the price of...

Builders Ramp Up Hiring From Rising Demand

Growing confidence among home builders about the housing recovery is prompting more of them to go on a hiring frenzy to meet increasing buyer demand. Government data shows that 48,000...

More Builders Offer a ‘Home Within a Home’

As the number of people living in a household expands, builders are responding and tweaking home designs to meet the growing needs of multigenerational households. In recent years, the...

Builders Feel the Most Upbeat in More Than 4 Years

Builder confidence is at its highest level since June 2007, yet another sign that things are finally perking up in the new-home market, which has faced some of its darkest days on...