Category Archives: Single-Family

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Realtors Expect Growth in Home Prices Over the Next Year

A recent Housing Wire article cited results from the May 2014 Realtors Confidence Index showing that members of the National


Residential Construction Spending Up From Last Year

According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, construction spending in the residential category increased by 7.5 percent


Housing Industry Sees Significant Jump

A new report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) cited recent data that showed May 2014 posted the


New Home Sales Reach Highest Pace Since 2008

According to a new report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), new single-family homes reached the highest rate


Builder Confidence Is Still Rising

The National Association of Home Builders’ most recent NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index increased four points, up to 49. The


Slow and Steady Wins the Race for Housing Comeback

The National Association of Home Builders and First American Title’s Leading Market Index (LMI) showed no increase in U.S. market


Case Study: Bay Area Contracting Uses LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding to Build Strong Relationships and Foster Customer Satisfaction

Dean Adams, owner of Bay Area Contracting in Traverse City, Mich., along with his wife, Tricia, prides himself on running


Top Energy Efficient Products Used by Remodelers

A new report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) breaks down the most commonly used energy efficient products


Single-Family Home Size Increased

During the first quarter of 2014, the average size of a new, single-family home increased, says a recent report from


Housing Starts and Permits Top One Million

For the first time since last year, housing starts reached over one million for May, according to a new report


Why You Should Hire a Professional Remodeler

National Home Remodeling month is still underway and well-known industry organization the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is helping


Housing Markets Still Moving Forward

As the building industry is working hard to overcome the effects of a harsh winter, housing markets are still moving


More Homes Equals More Jobs

As the weather gets warmer and home building season takes off, more single-family and multifamily homes are being built in


Baths Beat Out Kitchens For 2013’s Top Remodeling Project

In celebration of National Home Remodeling Month this May, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released its quarterly


Housing Affects First Quarter Economic Growth

The U.S. economy is built upon the production, distribution or trade and consumption of many different goods and services and


National Remodeling Month Kicks Off Today

For many, spring is a time for new ideas and fresh starts. Which is why every year, the building industry


Housing Industry Begins Post Winter Climb

According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing industry


Top Ten Metros with Highest Owner-Occupied Housing Rates

The National Association of Home Builders’ American Community Survey (ACS) studies eight main housing statistics every year, including the share


Case Study: Executive Homes Finds Job Site Durability, Ease of Installation in LP SmartSide Siding

In the Indianapolis custom home market, quality is a key component to success. But Executive Homes sets itself apart by


Spending in the Construction Sector Holds Steady

Over the last few months, the building industry has faced setbacks, namely due to the intense winter weather that’s swept


Building Industry Professionals Expect Business to Grow in 2014

Houzz, the leading platform for remodeling and design, recently issued a survey to building industry professionals to gauge their expectations


New Home Sales Still Solid After Rough Winter

As the harsh winter weather carried into the early months of 2014, new home sales held steady compared to previous


Construction Sector Sees Second Highest Level of Open Jobs Since 2007

As the housing industry prepares for the first big push in the building season, the number of open, unfilled construction


Builder Confidence Levels Holding Steady

As the housing market continues to bounce back, builders’ confidence in the recovery remains steady, and has for the past


Homebuyers Want Aging-In-Place Design Features

Builder Online recently cited data from the U.S. Census Bureau that shows the number of Americans 65 and older is


Top Ten American Metros With Highest Homeownership Rates

The National Association of Home Builders recently organized a study based off the 2012 American Community Survey to show which


New Home Sales Are Back Up After Weather Induced Slowdown

This winter’s harsh weather has made an impact on both the housing market and the U.S. economy as a whole,


LP SmartSide Trim & Siding Sponsors Home Designed For Women

Alabama builder Rachel Brown Homes recently constructed a home designed specifically with women in mind, using LP SmartSide products for


New Homes are Bigger Because Buyers Have More Income

The average size of new homes in this country has seen a steady increase since early 2013 according to a


2014 Housing Recovery Expected to Vary Across Markets

The national housing market continues to reach normal levels of activity and is expected to expand even more in 2014. However,


Historical Highs in the Remodeling Sector Holding Steady

The fourth quarter of 2013 was a good one for the remodeling market according to latest National Association of Home


Housing Industry to Play Key Role in 2014

The U.S. economy has kicked off 2014 on a high note according to a recent article from Bloomberg Personal Finance.


National Housing Markets Are Seeing Continued Progress

The National Association of Home Builders recently released the January NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index, which showed 56 housing markets


Home Building Costs in 2013

The National Association of Home Builders recently released their latest construction cost survey with details on single-family home construction costs


Housing in 2013

Before you can look forward to the future, it’s important to first take a look back and assess the year


Case Study: Hearndon Construction Provides Curb Appeal at Affordable Price Point with LP SmartSide Trim & Siding

A single-family residential builder and developer located in Chesapeake, Va., Hearndon Construction has been in business since 1974, building over


Home Building Hits the One Million Mark

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development recently released their November housing starts and permits


America’s Top Ten Most Recovered Housing Markets

As the housing market continues its recovery, the rate at which that recovery is reaching the local level varies geographically.


Motivations to Move

Between 2012 and 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau found that approximately 35.9 million people moved in this country. The National


New Home Sales Are Up Post-Government Shutdown

Rising mortgage interest rates as well as uncertainty about the government led to a decrease in new home sales in

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