Items Tagged with 'Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University'


  • Slowing economy will dampen home remodeling considerably in the next year

    Remodeling activity expected to fall well below historical average
    Home remodeling activity is expected to cool down considerably in 2020 as the economy slows. Gains on home improvement and repair spending are projected to continue to decline through early next year, according to the latest from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, reaching a low the market hasn’t seen since 2013.
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  • Harvard: Home remodeling will slow down significantly by year's end

    After a strong run, home improvement activity to return to average
    Home improvement and repair activity is going to slow considerably by the end of 2019, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Flat home sales, slowing home-price growth and rising rates will bring spending back to average levels in the year ahead.
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  • Harvard: Housing market slowdown will dampen renovation boom

    But residential remodeling expenditures will remain strong in 2019
    American spending on home improvements and repairs has seen steady growth as the slow housing market has convinced many to stay put and renovate instead. But this growth is expected to slow in the coming year, according to a new report released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
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  • Millennials not buying houses…yet

    More millennials start to find jobs
    Millennials have flooded news headlines due to setbacks in finding jobs and an increasing amount living back home with their parents. However, as more young people find jobs, this could slowly start to change.
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