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June Home Sales Set Best Pace Since 2007

The number of homes sold in the U.S. and their median selling prices increased in June, up from 2014 and setting the highest selling pace since 2007. Completed sales transactions on existing homes increased to 573,000, which is growth of 13.2 percent from a year ago, ... Read More »

Apartment Construction Leads June Housing Starts

The number of U.S. housing starts for the month of June jumped 9.8 percent from the month prior, and construction of multifamily homes drove that growth, according to The Wall Street Journal. The data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing ... Read More »

Existing-Home Sales Strong in May

Existing-home sales were up in May, increasing by 5.1 percent from April and jumping 9.2 percent year over year. About 5.35 million existing single-family, townhouses, condominiums and co-ops sold in the U.S. in May, according to the National Association of ... Read More »

Fuller Center for Housing Helps Retailers Give Back

Finding ways to become an integral part of a community is key to your success as an independent home improvement retailer, and working with an organization that serves your community and uses the skills and products available through your business could be a natural fit. The ... Read More »

Home Builder Confidence Up for June

Home builder confidence increased in June, hitting its highest point since September, according to survey data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). “Builders are reporting more serious and committed buyers at their job sites and this is reflected in ... Read More »

Existing Home Sales Hit High Numbers in March

Existing-home sales surged in March to the highest annual rate since September 2013, with the midwest snagging the largest gains, according to Realtor Magazine. The rest of the U.S. also experienced growth in existing-home sales. “The combination of low interest rates ... Read More »

NAHB Promotes Lakisha Woods to Chief Marketing Officer

On Monday, March 2, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced the promotion of veteran staff member Lakisha Woods, CAE to chief marketing officer. This position will oversee all revenue-generating programs unrelated to NAHB’s International Builders’ Show exhibit space sales. ... Read More »

Welcome to the Neighborhood: Moving and Redoing

As the DIY trend continues to grow, new homebuyers are visiting your stores and tackling projects on their own. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, over half of homebuyers completed a home improvement project within three months ... Read More »