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Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years

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With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third quarter of 2019
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55+ Housing Market Ticks Back Up to Record High

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Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market rose one point in the third quarter of 2019, returning to its record-high reading of 72, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released
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NAHB Announces Finalists for Multifamily Awards

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The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) has announced the finalists for the 2019 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards. A panel of 12 industry experts narrowed the entries down to 74 finalists in 24 categories.
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New Home Sales Remain Stable in September

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes decreased 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 701,000 units in September off a downwardly revised reading in August,
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Federal Code Mandates Costly and the Wrong Approach to Boost Energy Efficiency

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today urged Congress to oppose any federal mandates that require the adoption of more stringent building codes because it would harm housing affordability, prevent healthy competition in the marketplace and may not achieve the intended results
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Remodelers’ Confidence Holds Steady in Third Quarter of 2019

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The National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 55 in the third quarter of 2019, remaining stable from the previous quarter. The RMI has been consistently above 50—indicating that more remodelers
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Builder Confidence Hits 20-Month High

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Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose three points to 71 in October, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.
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Single-Family Housing Starts Hold Firm in September

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Due to a decline in multifamily housing starts, total housing starts fell 9.4 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.26 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department
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NAHB Second Vice Chairman Chuck Fowke Inducted into Florida Housing Hall of Fame

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John “Chuck” Fowke, second vice chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a Tampa, Fla.-based custom home builder, was inducted today into the Florida Housing Hall of Fame by the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA)
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New Home Sales Post Solid Gains in August

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 7.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 713,000 units in August off a revised upward reading in July, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Voluntary, Market-Driven Solutions Best Approach to Boost Energy Efficiency

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress today that it wants to work as a partner with officials at all levels of government to encourage energy efficiency
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Housing Starts Post Healthy Gains in August

National
Led by a surge in multifamily production, total housing starts rose 12.3 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.36 million units from an upwardly revised reading in July, according to a report from the U.S. Housing
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on Today’s Senate Banking Committee Hearing on the...

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Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., today issued the following statement in response to today’s Senate Banking Committee hearing
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Vast Majority of Americans Cite Growing Housing Affordability Problem As a Crisis

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Four out of five American households believe the nation is suffering a housing affordability crisis and at least 75 percent report this is a problem at the state and local level as well, according to a new nationwide survey conducted
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Apartment and Condominium Market Bounces Back to Positive Territory in Second Quarter

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Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing improved in the second quarter of 2019, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
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Single-Family Starts Continue Modest Improvement in July

National
Due to a decline in multifamily production, total housing starts fell 4 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units from a downwardly revised reading in June
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Builder Confidence Trending Higher as Interest Rates Move Lower

National
Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 66 in August, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde on Final ESA Regulations

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Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn., issued the following statement after the administration released
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2020 International Builders’ Show Registration Now Open

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) officially opened online registration today for the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual light construction trade show in the world
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55+ Housing Market Remains Solid in Second Quarter

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Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained solid in the second quarter with a reading of 71, edging down one point from the previous quarter due to softness in traffic of prospective buyers

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Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three...

With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third quarter of 2019

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I Want A Better House

Before anyone was talking "green," our company, I Want a Better House, was delivering the capabilities to make beautiful buildings that were safe, healthy, energy efficient and

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

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ABC Highlights Value of Leading Safety Indicators During OSHA Public Meeting

Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment and Workforce Development Greg Sizemore