New Construction

What’s Drawing New Home Buyers to Southern States?

December 5, 2019
In an article for the United States Census Bureau, authors Kristin Kerns and L. Slagan Locklear report that southern states in the U.S. are seeing… Read More

2020 New Home Building & Construction Outlook

November 20, 2019
Both the housing market and the home building industry have been somewhat unpredictable over the past few years. While a supply shortage in the housing… Read More

Will Home Renovations Cost Builders in 2020?

October 31, 2019
Will Home Renovations Cost Builders in 2020?   According to a March 2019 report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS), the U.S.… Read More

How are New Home Builders Affected by Tariffs?

October 17, 2019
According to Washington Post contributor Kathy Orton, while home builder confidence was strong at the beginning of 2018, it “fell to its lowest level in… Read More

Will New Home Builders Be Tech Companies?

October 3, 2019
Smart home features are becoming more and more common in U.S. households. While the needs of each home vary, residential tech automation can involve energy… Read More

Could Gen Z Solve the Home Building Industry’s Skilled Labor Shortage?

September 19, 2019
While most people are familiar with Millennials as a workforce and their impact on the economy, a new cohort is coming of age. People of… Read More

How is the Cost of Land Limiting New Home Builders?

September 5, 2019
According to a study on metropolitan land values by David Albouy, Minchul Shin (from the University of Illinois) and Gabriel Ehrlich (from the University of… Read More

Are Six-Figure New Home Buyers Entering the Market in 2019?

August 22, 2019
While the future of the U.S. housing market is difficult to predict, the current shortage of homes for sale has contributed to an affordability crisis.… Read More

Is 2019’s Summer Home Buying Season a Boon for Builders?

July 25, 2019
According to recent forecasting by the economic researchers at Freddie Mac, an increase in both the price and the number of home sales in the… Read More

First-Time Home Buyer Demographics Change in 2019

July 11, 2019
The landscape of the housing market in the U.S. is changing rapidly, and the demographics of people purchasing their first homes aren’t what they used… Read More