Real Estate Industry and New Home News

NAHB’s Young Professionals Committee rallied together to raise more than $13,000 for BUILD-PAC at a golfing fundraiser following the 2024... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-12
Source: NAHB Now
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced three policy changes effective for all new multifamily mortgage loan applications signed... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-12
Source: NAHB Now
There is a major gap between buyers’ expectations and home prices, according to recent surveys from NAHB and the U.S.... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-11
Source: NAHB Now
Both overall and core inflation continued to slow in June, as a decline in gasoline prices offset the increase in... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-11
Source: Eye On Housing
By Fan-Yu Kuo
NAHB has published its 2024 I-Codes Adoption Kit, a set of resources designed to help home builders and HBAs understand... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-11
Source: NAHB Now
The subject of builder and remodeler warranties is one of the most important issues affecting the building industry today. Customers... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-10
Source: NAHB Now
NAHB called on Congress today to support policies that will allow home builders to construct more homes and apartments to... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-10
Source: NAHB Now
Lot values for single-family detached spec homes continued to rise, with national values reaching a new high in 2023, according... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-10
Source: Eye On Housing
By Natalia Siniavskaia
The steadily rising share of smaller lots reflects unprecedented lot shortages confronted by home builders during the pandemic housing boom,... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-09
Source: NAHB Now
Applications for the NAHB International Builders’ Show® Scholarship Program are due Friday, July 12.... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-09
Source: NAHB Now
The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume by the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) weekly survey, increased... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-09
Source: Eye On Housing
By Catherine Koh
Close to two thirds (65%) of new single-family detached homes sold in 2023 were built on lots under 9,000 square... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-09
Source: Eye On Housing
By Natalia Siniavskaia
As NAHB celebrates UV Safety Awareness Month in July, it is important for home builders and general contractors to educate... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-08
Source: NAHB Now
NAHB has announced that its awards program is now open. The NAHB Awards Program highlights the best and brightest in... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-08
Source: NAHB Now
There is a mismatch between the prices of homes being built, and the prices home buyers expect to pay, according... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-05
Source: Eye On Housing
By Paul Emrath
To help members articulate key housing priorities, NAHB’s Monthly Update provides the latest messaging framework for the Federation.... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-05
Source: NAHB Now
Sean Sullivan, the 2023 Custom Home Builder of the Year, recently shared his thoughts on the importance of getting involved... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-05
Source: NAHB Now
This July marks the 13th annual National Log Homes Open House Month. NAHB Log and Timber Homes Council members and... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-03
Source: NAHB Now
On the latest episode of NAHB’s podcast, Housing Developments, CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul Lopez touch on the U.S.... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-03
Source: NAHB Now
Buying a home is exciting. However, scammers may try to use your excitement and inexperience against you. Watch out for... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-02
By Texas REALTORS® Staff
OSHA has proposed a new rule that would be the first federal standard requiring employers to create a plan to... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-02
Source: NAHB Now
Due to tightened monetary policy, the count of open construction sector jobs shifted lower in the early Spring but is... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-02
Source: Eye On Housing
By Robert Dietz
Housing economists typically advise that a balanced market inventory is a five- to six-months’ supply — meaning that is a... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-02
Source: NAHB Now
NAHB members who were unable to join us in Washington, D.C., this June for the 2024 Spring Leadership Meetings can... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-01
Source: NAHB Now
Private residential construction spending was down 0.2% in May after surging 0.9% in the prior month, according to the Construction... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-01
Source: Eye On Housing
By Na Zhao
The ongoing housing affordability crisis across the country is having a significant impact on how a large portion of Americans... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-01
Source: NAHB Now
Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 39 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2024... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-28
Source: Eye On Housing
By Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington
On the latest episode of NAHB’s podcast, Housing Developments, CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul Lopez touch base on the... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-28
Source: NAHB Now
In a major victory for NAHB and the housing community, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling to reform... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-28
Source: NAHB Now
According to Freddie Mac, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage decreased by 14 basis points (bps) from 7.06% in the previous... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-28
Source: Eye On Housing
By Catherine Koh
NAHB Chairman Carl Harris today issued a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-28
Source: NAHB Now
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new rule increasing the salary level for determining overtime pay requirements for certain salaried... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-28
Source: NAHB Now
The budget deficit in 2024 is expected to total $1.9 trillion, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s most recent June... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-28
Source: Eye On Housing
By Jesse Wade
Carl Harris, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Wichita, Kan., issued... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-27
Source: NAHB Now
Earlier this month more than 900 housing professionals lobbied their members of Congress on vital matters of importance to the... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-27
Source: NAHB Now
The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have issued a nine-month extension for their coordination memoranda on... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-27
Source: NAHB Now
New single-family starts have trended higher since 2012, reaching a post-pandemic peak of 1,133,145 units in 2021. During 2022 and... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-27
Source: Eye On Housing
By Jing Fu
Consumer confidence weakened in June but remained within the range of the past two years, with optimism about current labor... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-26
Source: Eye On Housing
By Fan-Yu Kuo
In its latest May/June 2024 issue, Pro Builder unveiled its annual Housing Giants report, which ranks the top U.S. home... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-26
Source: NAHB Now
Mortgage rates that averaged 7.06% in May per Freddie Mac, the highest monthly average since last November, put a damper... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-26
Source: Eye On Housing
By Robert Dietz
Mortgage rates that averaged 7.06% in May per Freddie Mac, the highest monthly average since last November, put a damper... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-26
Source: NAHB Now
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index (HPI) increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.18% for April.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-25
Source: Eye On Housing
By Onnah Dereski
Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 41 states and the District of Columbia in May compared to the previous month, while... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-25
Source: Eye On Housing
By Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington
Year-to-date ending in April, single-family permits were up in all four regions. The range of permit increase spanned 36.4% in... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-25
Source: NAHB Now
NAHB’s 10-point housing plan to ease the housing affordability crisis advocates for the passage of federal tax legislation to expand... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-25
Source: NAHB Now
Have you been prequalified for a mortgage loan? Or preapproved? Are they the same? While both are steps in reaching... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-25
By Texas REALTORS® Staff
Existing home sales fell for the third straight month in May because of lingering high mortgage rates and record-high prices,... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-24
Source: NAHB Now
The Census Bureau’s quarterly summary of State & Local Tax Revenue shows a 1.7% increase in property taxes paid, rising... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-24
Source: Eye On Housing
By Jesse Wade
Industry members met with experts and HBA members connected with consumers to prepare for potential property damage or loss.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-24
Source: NAHB Now
NAHB and its official safety partner, Builders Mutual, have been observing National Safety Month in June with a new focus... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-21
Source: NAHB Now