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Architecture Billings Index Climbs in June Architecture Billings Index Climbs in June
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Remodeling Expected to Pick Up Steam Remodeling Expected to Pick Up Steam

Harvard’s Joint Center sees momentum building after a soft first half of 2012. More

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Good and Bad for Remodelers in Latest Joint Center Housing Report Good and Bad for Remodelers in Latest Joint Center Housing Report

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University says, in its “State of the Nation’s Housing 2012” report, that “Starting in the first quarter of 2011, home construction and improvement spending have made a positive contribution to GDP in four out of five quarters,” and that the “Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) points to a resumption of spending growth in the second half of 2012.” That’s some good news. More

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Remodeling Spending to Spike This Year, Harvard Predicts Remodeling Spending to Spike This Year, Harvard Predicts

The university's Joint Center for Housing Studies is counting on a sizable boost from home sales. More

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Big-Box Houses Sell Big-Box Houses Sell

In some markets builders are attracting buyers with mansion-sized homes at cottage-size prices. More

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Remodeling Spending Expected to Soften into 2012

The Joint Center for Housing Studies, in its latest forecast, sees few signals indicating sustained growth. More

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Rebound In Remodeling Spending Should Continue Through Mid-2011

Foreclosures could spur that activity. More

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Burning Questions for the Next Decade Burning Questions for the Next Decade

The answers to these tough questions will shape the home building industry's future. More

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10 Residential Design Trends for 2011 10 Residential Design Trends for 2011

Status and opulence are out. Simplicity and pragmatism are in. More

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Architecture Billings Up For Third Straight Month

AIA index hits reading of 48.5, its highest mark in more than two years. More

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