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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.

New Home Sales Continue Strong Fall Season

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October dipped 0.3 percent to 999,000 from an upwardly revised September number, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Despite the monthly decline, the October rate is 41.5 percent higher…

October New Home Sales Up 45.8 Percent Year-Over-Year

Zonda released the New Home Pending Sales Index for October 2020, which shows pending sales increased month-over-month and year-over-year across the U.S. The index is based on the number of new home sales contracts signed across the country.

Single-family Starts at Highest Pace Since Spring of 2007

Led by solid gains in single-family production, overall housing starts increased 4.9 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.53 million units, according to a report from according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Sales Growth Lifts Builder Confidence to New Record High

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes increased five points to 90 in November, shattering the previous all-time high of 85 recorded in October, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Survey Details Homeowners' Plans for Winter Improvement

A recent survey from Modernize details how homeowners anticipate spending the winter months, including home improvement plans. 

Marvin Survey: Homeowners Value Natural Light, Fresh Air

The well-being movement continues to grow and spark new ways homeowners think about and incorporate wellness into their spaces, according to a new survey conducted on behalf of Marvin. 

Housing Affordability Near Two-Year Low Amid Lack of Inventory, Higher Prices

Record-low mortgage rates were not enough to offset inventory shortages and rising home prices as housing affordability continued to decline in the third quarter of 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index.

Be a Part of the 2021 Window + Door Industry Pulse Survey

The annual Window + Door Industry Pulse survey is open. The survey reflects on the past year and sets expectations for 2021, including insights on product, sales and employment trends, as well as how the coronavirus affected the industry and what material and supply challenges and oppotunities lie…

New Home Sales at Highest Pace Since 2006

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August topped the 1 million mark and reached their highest pace since September 2006. Sales increased 4.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million units, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and…