Items Tagged with 'Houzz'


  • NAHB: Home renovation spending expected to boom, while homebuilder pockets bust

    Many remodeling experts fear the rising costs of labor and material
    Homebuilders around the country expect consumer confidence and demand to boost home renovation spending within the next two years, according to the National Association of Home Builders. NAHB Remodelers Chair Joanne Theunissen said although there is steady demand across the country, costs of labor and materials are the industry's biggest challenges.
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  • Home renovation experts warily optimistic about 2019's market

    Experts cite the economy as cause of concern
    A lack of affordability has prevented many Americans from re-entering the housing market, leading to a surge in the home renovation market. However, in its 2019 home renovation forecast, Houzz explains that although the remodeling industry is likely to have another successful year, many experts are proceeding with caution.
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  • Cloudvirga appoints Ashley Lundquist to VP of talent

    Ashley Lundquist previously served as Houzz's manger of recruitment
    Digital mortgage software provider Cloudvirga announced Ashley Lundquist will spearhead its growth initiatives as vice president of talent. Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck said Lundquist’s experience in attracting and developing talent for high-growth tech companies will be essential as Cloudvirga expands its team.
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  • Houzz allegedly raising up to $500 million

    Looks to value company at more than $5 billion
    Houzz, which provides online services for remodeling and design, is now allegedly looking to raise about $500 million, which would value the company at more than $5 billion. While Fortune’s sources confirmed the new venture funding rumors are true, Houzz itself denies it.
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  • Houzz raises $165 million for expansion

    Home improvement website to launch e-commerce platform
    TechCrunch reports that the injection of funding will be used to fund the launch of Houzz Marketplace, which will allow the site’s visitors to purchase home improvement items, like bathtubs and vanities, from other online retailers.
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