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Housing Production Shows Solid Start to 2020

Total housing starts decreased 3.6 percent in January from an upwardly revised December reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.57 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. Meanwhile, overall permits surged to a 13-year high.

Renewal by Andersen Tops J.D. Power Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study

In this year's J.D. Power Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study, Renewal by Andersen ranked highest in the manufacturer and retail segment. Infinity by Marvin and Champion ranked second and third, respectively, in the manufacturer category while Window World ranked second in the retail segment.

Pending New Home Sales Hit an Index High in June

Meyers Research's New Home PSI came in at 132.2 for June, representing an 18.2 percent increase from June 2019. On a month-over-month basis, new home sales rose by 17.5 percent from May. 

New Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since Great Recession

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to their highest level since the Great Recession, up 13.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 776,000 units in June, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Single-Family Starts and Permits Post Double-Digit Gains in June

Led by solid single-family production, total housing starts increased 17.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.

Pandemic Will Affect Home Remodeling Spending Through Next Year, says LIRA

Expenditures for improvements and repairs to owner-occupied homes are expected to slow by the middle of next year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing…

NAHB: Remodeling Market Index Shows Optimism Despite COVID-19

The National Association of Home Builders released its Remodeling Market Index in the second quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 73.

Builder Confidence Rallies to Pre-pandemic Level in July

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped 14 points to 72 in July, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The HMI now stands at the solid pre-pandemic reading in March before the outbreak affected much of the…

NAHB, NAR Launch Joint Home Performance Counts Initiative

The National Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Realtors launched a new joint initiative, Home Performance Counts, designed to help consumers better understand the high-performance home marketplace, defined as homes that prioritize comfort, durability, wellness and…

Hanley Wood and NAHB Announce New Data Platform Focusing on Local Markets

Hanley Wood/Meyers Research and the National Association of Home Builders announced the future rollout of a new home building data platform available to NAHB's 140,000 members and powered by Zonda.