23 Oct 2013
The 2012 Survey of Construction (SOC) from the Census Bureau shows that on average it takes about seven months from obtaining a building permit to completing a new single-family home.
16 Oct 2013
Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes fell two points in October from a downwardly revised reading in the previous month to a level of 55 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
26 Sep 2013
Professional Builder is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 "40 Under 40" program that recognizes the top under-40 professionals in the residential construction industry. Applications are due Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.
26 Sep 2013
Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 421,000 units in August, according to figures from HUD and U.S. Census Bureau. The gain partly offsets a dip in sales activity that occurred in July as consumers reacted to higher interest rates.
24 Sep 2013
U.S home prices rose again in July but the rate of increase might have peaked, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index figures.
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