Items Tagged with 'National Association of Home Builders'

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  • Top housing trade groups urge Congress to extend National Flood Insurance Program

    NAR, NAHB, ABA, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and others up in arms
    This week, more than 20 of the top housing trade groups urged Congress to extend the National Flood Insurance Program. In a letter sent to Congressional leadership on both sides of the aisle, the organizations warn Congress that failure to reauthorize the program by July 31 will jeopardize an estimated total of 40,000 American homes.
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  • Can Millennials confront the looming threat of aging Baby Boomers?

    The Silent Generation and Baby Boomers sitting on $13.5 trillion in home inventory
    The Silent Generation and Baby Boomers are sitting on a whopping $13.5 trillion worth of home inventory, but aging Boomers are expected to trigger a large exodus from the housing market in upcoming years. Will Millennial homeownership demand fill the void?
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  • Existing home sales suffer from inadequate supply

    Northeast only region to see an uptick
    Although the Northeast saw an uptick in sales, nationally existing home sales fell back for the second straight month in May. One expert says supply is woefully inadequate to meet demand, pushing prices ever higher and contributing to mounting affordability woes.
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  • Trump makes health care more affordable for small businesses

    Housing industry applauds new rule
    Tuesday, the Department of Labor announced a new rule that experts in the housing industry say will make health care more affordable for small businesses. The department announced a new rule that will change the definition of employer to include working owners for Association Health Plans.
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  • How much are government regulations costing multifamily developers? Hint: A lot

    New study shows the impact of regulations on the multifamily industry
    Despite the Trump administration's ongoing regulatory rollback, government regulations still make up a healthy chunk of the cost of multifamily building, according to a newly released study from the National Association of Home Builders and the National Multifamily Housing Council. How much exactly? Well, you'll have to click to find out.
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  • Home builders: Baby Boomers are not buying homes

    But expect to see gradual growth
    Builder confidence in the single-family housing market for those over 55 years old dropped, but the housing sector reports strong demand, according to the latest Housing Market Index released by the National Association of Home Builders.
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  • Strong housing demand keeps builders optimistic in future

    But confidence edges down slightly in April
    Builder confidence edged down slightly in April as supply places a strain on builders, however confidence in the future remains on solid ground as homebuyer demand continues to surge. The National Association of Home Builders explained that as the spring home buying season begins, expect the market to continue to make gains at a gradual pace.
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  • Housing industry clashes over support of new spending bill

    Funds government through September, but what does it do for housing?
    Congress passed a $1.3 trillion budget Friday, avoiding what would have been a third government shutdown in 2018, but now, the housing industry disagrees over the contents of the bill. While home builders said the bill was not enough, Realtors were pushing Congress to move forward with its passage.
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  • Builder confidence slips for third consecutive month

    But remains at strong level
    Builder confidence dipped in March, falling for the third consecutive month, however it is still at a high level historically. The National Association of Home Builders cautioned builders are reporting challenges in finding buildable lots, which could limit their ability to meet demand.
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