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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 »

U.S. Home Sales Down Overall in 2014

Fewer homes sold in 2014 in the U.S. than in 2013, and home prices rose, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors. About 3 percent fewer homes sold overall, a drop from 5.09 million sales to 4.93 year-over-year, the ... Read More »

Consumer Confidence to Lead to New Homebuyers

As the economy continues to strengthen, a growing group of young professionals is expected to buy real estate. The number of first-time homebuyers was at a 30-year low in 2014, but Douglas Duncan, chief economist at Fannie Mae, predicts the improving economy ... Read More »

The Homes Millennials Buy

Millennials are the young homebuyers purchasing their first homes in the current housing market. About 75 percent of millennials who bought homes in the past two years were first-time buyers, according to the 2013 American Housing Survey. These millennial homebuyers, mostly ... Read More »

Home Sales Dip in November

Sales of existing homes dropped in November. The decrease from October to November was 6.1 percent, with the market faltering in advance of the slower winter months. Sales of previously owned homes have hit their lowest level since May, according to a Forbes ... Read More »

Builder Confidence Staying Steady

Builder confidence is staying steady, and that consistency showed up in data this month from the National Association of Home Builders. “After a sluggish start to 2014, the (Housing Market Index) has stabilized in the mid-to-high 50s index level trend for the past six ... Read More »