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Full Recovery In Sight For Housing Markets

Full Recovery In Sight For Housing Markets 0

Great news from the National Association of Home Builders! In the 3rd quarter of 2014, metro areas nationwide have exceeded their normal economic and housing activity index. Consumer confidence for potential buyers and builders is starting to produce a pent-up demand. For more historical information and charts, please visit nahb.org/lmi. Housing recovery will continue to move forward in 2015 making it the ideal time to build your dream home.  Archival...

  • Joanne Loftus
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Housing Affordability Drops as House Prices and Interest Rates Rise

Housing Affordability Drops as House Prices and Interest Rates Rise 0

  Today's photos are those of Archival Designs' Luxury Ranch House Plan, Rio Grande. placer Strengthening house prices and increased interest rates in metro areas across the country contributed to lower housing affordability in the third quarter, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), released on Nov. 14. In all, 64.5% of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of July and the end of September were...

  • Joanne Loftus
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NAHB Federation Honors America's Military Heroes

NAHB Federation Honors America's Military Heroes 0

Monday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, and the NAHB federation salutes the sacrifices made by our nation's military heroes as they risk their lives to preserve the freedoms we enjoy as American citizens. NAHB’s members and HBAs around the country are making sure that these military heroes have homes to come back to by working with military support groups such as Homes for Our Troops, Operation Finally Home, the Military Warriors Support Foundation, Operation...

  • Joanne Loftus
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Urge Your Members of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Urge Your Members of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act 0

  Today's photos are those of Archival Designs' Luxury Mansion House Plan, Scarborough.   Call to Action: NAHB is asking members to contact their Senators and Representatives to urge them to co-sponsor the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, (H.R. 3370 and S.1610), which was introduced in Congress last week to address problems stemming from implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act. Implementation of the Biggert-Waters Act has caused serious...

  • Joanne Loftus
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Remodeling Market Index Rises for Second Consecutive Quarter

Remodeling Market Index Rises for Second Consecutive Quarter 0

Today's Luxury House Plan photos are those of Archival Designs' #1 Best Selling House Plan of all time, Westover. NAHB's Remodeling Market Index (RMI), which was released Oct. 24, continued to climb at a modest pace in the third quarter of 2013 rising two points to 57, the highest reading since the first quarter of 2004. An RMI above 50 indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher (compared to...

  • Joanne Loftus
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Builders Chart Success in Fight for Workable Codes

Builders Chart Success in Fight for Workable Codes 0

According to the latest edition of NAHB's Washington Update, the association charted some impressive wins during the ICC's recently completed Final Action Hearings on the 2015 I-Codes this month. They wanted to highlight some of these wins for you here, and also to provide you with the summary report on final results that was presented to members of NAHB's Board of Directors at our Oct. 12 meeting in Colorado Springs. Of particular importance, builders were successful in fighting off five key proposals....

  • Joanne Loftus
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