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Residential Construction Struggles With Labor Shortage

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A new report from radio program Marketplace says homebuilders are continuing to struggle with a labor shortage that has stalled construction of new homes. Some 1.5 million homebuilding and remodeling jobs disappeared after the Great Recession, but the industry has …

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More Homebuilders Adding Energy-Efficient Features

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Homebuilders are increasingly adding energy-efficient elements, even in homes they don’t consider to be “green,” according to new data from the National Association of Home Builders and Dodge Data & Analytics. The 2020 Green Single Family and Multifamily Homes SmartMarket …

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Homebuilder Confidence Hits Highest Level Since 1999

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U.S. homebuilder confidence reached its highest level since June 1999, according to new data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The latest reading of home builder confidence was 76 basis points in December. Anything …

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Understanding Lumber Prices

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David Logan, director of tax and trade policy analysis for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), answered questions from Hardware Retailing about lumber prices and other concerns in the homebuilding sector. Hardware Retailing (HR): Why are lumber prices lower …

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NRHA All-Industry Conference: Day 2 Wrapup

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) All-Industry Conference continued today with more presentations from industry experts and panel discussions. Today’s keynote presentation was delivered by Phillip Helms, regional vice president for Central Network Retail Group (CNRG) brands Elliott’s Hardware …

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Housing Trends Report: Millennials Are the Most Likely to Buy Homes

Housing Trends Report

At the end of 2018, fewer Americans were planning to buy a house in the next 12 months than during the year prior—but members of the millennial generation were the most likely to plan a home purchase. The National Association …

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