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Report: As Homebuilding Lags in the US, Remodeling Up 50%

A new report from the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies suggests that, when compared to 20 years ago, both younger and older homeowners are now more likely to spend on home improvements.

CE Pro Editors · March 12, 2019

New Home Sales Increase 1.5%, NAHB Optimistic for 2019

After a dip in November, new home sales ended 2018 trending upwards, with growth expected to continue into the early months of 2019.

CE Pro Editors · March 6, 2019

Housing Starts Dip in September With Multifamily Starts Down 15.2%

According to the Commerce Department, housing starts sank last month due to a critical shortage of properties for sale and rising mortgage rates.

CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2018

Home Remodeling Spending Expected to Remain Steady Into 2019

Spending on remodeling is appearing to stay strong into 2019, leading to more integration opportunities.

CE Pro Editors · April 24, 2018

2018 Economic Forecast: ‘No Impediments to Growth’

Integrators should enjoy robust 2018, thanks to growing employment rolls, rising wages and low borrowing costs. Keep a watchful eye on Trump protectionism, Washington legislation and health of lending institutions.

Phillip M. Perry · February 13, 2018

Home Improvement Market to See Strong, Stable Growth in 2017

Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) report, produced by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, projects spending levels will rise 6.7% to $317 billion in 2017.

Chelsea Cafiero · January 19, 2017

CE Pro’s 2017 State of the Industry Report

After a strong 2016 with 8.1% average growth, integrators look to keep momentum going for 2017. Now if only they can find technicians to hire.

January 13, 2017

Report: New Home Construction Reaches 9-Year High

Good news for CE pros, especially those working in MDUs: single-family home construction is up 10.7% and multifamily home building is up 68.8%.

Chelsea Cafiero · November 23, 2016

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