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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 »

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 »