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2019 New Home Sales Up 10 Percent Over Previous Year

Sales of newly built, single-family homes declined 0.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000 units in December, coming off a downward revision in November, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Single-family Starts Will Gain Ground in 2020

Single-family starts should continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2020, fueled by solid job growth and low mortgage rates that will keep demand firm, according to economists speaking at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.

Residential Remodeling Spending Growth Projected Over Next Two Years

Spending on residential improvements will continue to grow over the next two years at a gradual pace, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers.

Remodelers' Confidence Increases in Fourth Quarter of 2019

The National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 58 in the fourth quarter of 2019, up three points from the previous quarter.

Housing Starts Finish 2019 With a 13-year High

Total housing starts increased 16.9 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.61 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. This is a 13-year high for housing starts.

Builder Confidence Begins Year Strong as Single-family Growth Continues

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged one point lower in January, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The last two monthly readings mark the highest sentiment levels since July of 1999. 

Industry Pulse 2020: Embracing A New Decade

Window + Door's annual Industry Pulse report reflects on 2019 and lays expectations for 2020, including insights on product, sales and employment trends. The report also frames how the greater economic landscape affects fenestration, and sheds light on how technology is increasingly changing the…

Builder Confidence Ends Year Strong on Solid Economic Fundamentals

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes increased five points in December off an upwardly revised November reading, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Tariffs Create Uncertainty; Won’t Slow Momentum

As of last week, President Donald Trump’s statement to impose steep tariffs will subject Canada, the European Union and Mexico to a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent on aluminum Over the past couple of months, I’ve spoken to folks about what these tariffs could mean for our businesses. No…