Here's a brief round-up of some important announcements heading our way this week:

  • August Pending Home Sales on Monday (9/28). In July, pending home sales rose 0.5% to 110.9. In August, Wall Street expects more positive news with a 0.4% increase.

  • On Tuesday, the S&P Case-Shiller House Price Index for July will be released 

  • Jenn Goodman’s profile of a new line of kitchen appliances that put a modern spin on the industrial look with rugged metals, velvety colors, and distinctive finishes, will hit BUILDER this Tuesday.

  • On Wednesday (9/30) Rick Schwolsky will provide a construction update on the Greenbuild Unity Home.

  • Part two of Jenn Goodman’s Responsive Home series will come out on Thursday (10/1). This week’s edition will focus on how the home responds to the needs of Millennial buyers.

  • The September Employment Report is due this Friday (10/2).