Home Building News and Analysis

Housing Inventory Hits a New Low

Housing Inventory Hits a New Low

Down 5.1% from this time last year; starter homes off 8.7%. read more >

Planning Ahead for 55-Plus

Planning Ahead for 55-Plus

Will new communities for retiring or soon-to-retire households serve those who haven't prepared as well for the next... read more >

Mixed Metals Dominate Home Designs

Mixed Metals Dominate Home Designs

The homogeneous look for hardware, lighting, and appliances is a thing of the past, says Maryland interior designer... read more >

Mr. Bergér Makes a Checklist

Mr. Bergér Makes a Checklist

Here's a guide to what home builder marketing departments need to do to... read more >

Aerial Photography Made Simple

Aerial Photography Made Simple

A new all-in-one tool facilitates drone-based 3D modeling for real... read more >

Where Workers Get to Pocket More Paycheck

Where Workers Get to Pocket More Paycheck

Zillow, LinkedIn calculate where workers in 3 fields get to keep more of their paychecks. read more >

FourPlans: Putting the Mudroom First

FourPlans: Putting the Mudroom First

These layouts prioritize organized, hardworking spaces for everyday use. read more >

Amenities Help New Home Communities Stand Out

Amenities Help New Home Communities Stand Out

Greenhouses, demonstration kitchens, and mobile event trucks are some of... read more >

Fannie Sticks to Growth Estimate

Fannie Sticks to Growth Estimate

Economic forecast remains in a conservative holding pattern until the... read more >

The Builder Business

New-Home Sales Jump in February A crew papers the roof of a new home under construction near Gulfport, Miss.

Single-family sales up 6.1% from January, 12.8% from the same month last year.

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Builder Confidence Hits 12-Year High

NAHB Chair: "Builders are buoyed."

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Housing Starts Up 3% in February

Single-family starts surge; permits down on big drop in multi-family.

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Existing Home Sales Slip in February

Prices, however, continue to surge.

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Lennar Adds 10 More Units to Highlands of River Pointe
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Lennar Adds 10 More Units to Highlands of River Pointe

Ostego, Minn. city council to decide on approval for the final 69-unit plan. More

An Integration Challenge
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An Integration Challenge

RB Builders: Lessons from the Pipeline explores how an acquirer ingests and... More

Labor and Risk
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Labor and Risk

Digital QA tech can help builders deal with labor shortages and potential... More

Lennar’s Next Gen Floor Plan Now Available in Tampa Bay
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Lennar’s Next Gen Floor Plan Now Available in Tampa Bay

The Liberation floor plan features an attached suite for relatives, guests, or a... More

Meritage Takes Aim at the Future of Resiliency
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Meritage Takes Aim at the Future of Resiliency

The reNEWable Living Home project will connect home buyers' needs to a dynamic,... More

20 Design Trends to Convert 55-plus Shoppers into Buyers
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20 Design Trends to Convert 55-plus Shoppers into Buyers

The architect and interior designer of the NEXTadventure home share what they... More

True Innovation Requires Meeting Buyers' Needs
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True Innovation Requires Meeting Buyers' Needs

The NEXTadventure home’s flexible design caters to 55-plus home buyers. More

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