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The Homebuying Process Made Easy

Buying a home is can be a stressful and complicated process. Homes.com reported that 40% of people say that purchasing a home is one of the most stressful events. This is a life-changing event and homeowners should be excited about it. Now is an awesome time to purchase a home with low-interest rates. In fact, […]

Single-Family and Multifamily Ends 2021 With Strong Demand for New Construction

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau reported that both single-family and multifamily production increased 11.8% to an annual rate of 1.68 million units. The strong production stems from the high demand for new construction in the housing industry. This means that 1.68 million homes will be started in […]

Five Things Not To Do When Venting Your Attic

A good environment for your attic is very important. Your attic ventilation system should work together and not against each other so it is important to make sure the system is balanced. Below are five mistakes not to do when it comes to your attic ventilation. 1. Placing Intake Vents Too High or Exhaust Vents […]

Will Supply-Chain Problems Affect Housing Affordability?

Although the hot market and buyer demand have pushed up home prices, the market still shows steady housing affordability. Even though home prices have risen, they are offset by the record low mortgage rates. According to reports, the housing market is not all smooth sailing. The ongoing supply-chain problems around the world have disrupted new […]

September’s State-Level Analysis on Employment

Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia saw a payroll employment increase in September compared to August. There was no change in Wisconsin and 16 states lost jobs during September. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there was a 194,000 increase during September. Broken down by states the top nonfarm employment month-over-month increase was […]

Tips To Take To Get a Higher Value on Your Home

One of the first rooms a buyer looks at is the kitchen. The kitchen has become the heart of a home, and its functionality and appearance are important. This is the reason why kitchens are the most popular room for renovations. Remodeling a kitchen can be very expensive and a lot of work, but will […]

A Positive Employment Report for August

The NAHB Eye on Housing reported an increase in nonfarm payroll employment from July to August this year. Nonfarm payroll employment increased to 31 states in August with 235,000. This was at a slower rate than seen in July with an increase of 1,053,000. August saw a strong increase on a month-over-month basis in California […]

Patios Are Now Built on Over Half of New Homes

The National Association of Home Builders reported that over 60% of new homes built in 2020 have patios. This is the first time since the Census Bureau’s 2005 survey that patios have been on over 50% of new homes. There were around 990,000 single-family homes started in 2020 and 61.4% of these homes had patios. […]

New Orleans’ Housing Market Is Booming Making It Hard for First-Time Homebuyers

Across the United States, home prices are on the rise still and inventory is still behind. In New Orleans, this is no different as the lack of inventory and high home prices still remain. Late spring of 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic changed the home market. Sellers were scared to put their homes on the market […]

U.S. Regions Sees April Single-Family Permit on the Rise

The housing market is still booming, the first four months of 2021 the total number of single-family permits that were issued year-to-date among the country rose to 384,196. This makes a 35.6% increase over April 2020’s number. Year-to-date ending April 2021 there was an increase in all U.S. regions in single-family permits. The Midwest had […]

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