Items Tagged with 'home construction'

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  • Re/Max: Real estate expected to boom in 2018

    But inventory struggle to continue
    After a year of rising home prices, low inventory levels and ongoing homebuyer demand, these conditions will increase even more in 2018. As the year begins, one expert breaks down some of the major trends to come in 2018, saying the year will bring an abundance of positive trends.
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  • Home Depot reports record sales numbers

    Increases forecast for 2017
    It’s turning out to be a strong year for Home Depot, as it records solid earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2017. Craig Menear, chairman, CEO and president of Home Depot, attributed the rise to its hard working associates and its supplier partner. But, there are also two other main factors that went into the home improvement store’s profitable quarter.
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  • Here’s how new immigration trends impact the housing market

    A factor in the issues plaguing housing
    There’s one less-noticed factor that is impacting the current shortage of cheap service labor and affordable housing: the education level of immigrants is rising. It’s important to note that there’s nothing wrong with this, but people should be prepared for this shift.
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  • Labor shortages dent Lennar earnings

    Hampers forecasts for rest of homebuilders
    As one of the first to posts its third-quarter results, homebuilder Lennar’s tough quarter shed light on what will likely unfold for its rivals as well. The big item weighing on the builder’s earnings: Labor shortages.
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  • Home prices grew 11.3% in 4Q2013

    Report: Developers too cautious about new construction
    The latest CoreLogic Case-Shiller index shows that home prices increased by 11.3% in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same time a year ago.
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