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Single-Family Housing Starts Up 4.2% in May

After a difficult April, housing starts rebounded in May, with overall starts up 3.6% and single-family starts up 4.2%.

CE Pro Editors · June 17, 2021

New Home Sales Sink in April as Builders Deal with Lumber Price Increases

Due in part to recent Canadian lumber tariffs and general scarcity of building materials have caused new home sales to dip in April.

Andrew Nichols · June 03, 2021

Why NAHB Says Biden Should Be ‘Ashamed’ for Proposed Policy

Biden proposal to double Canadian lumber tariffs from 9% to 18.32% outrages NAHB, calling it ‘disingenuous.” Integrators could be affected.

Jason Knott · May 26, 2021

U.S. Single-Family Housing Starts End 2020 Up 12%; 2021 Outlook Muddled

Single-family housing starts hits 1.34 million, highest since 2006. Rising lumber prices and new regs could slow market in 2021.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2021

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Single-Family, MDU Housing Starts Maintain Strong Pace

Single-family housing starts are on track for 1.19 million units in 2020, a 10% increase and the highest since 2007.

Jason Knott · December 22, 2020

Study Finds Single-Family Housing Starts at Highest Pace Since 2007

Single-family housing starts have continued to surpass expectations for 2020 thanks to historically low interest rates and homebuyers preferring suburbs to urban dwellings.

CE Pro Editors · November 19, 2020

CE Pro Mid-Year Market Report: 9.4% Growth in First Half of 2020

Exclusive research shows integration companies grew rapidly, led by home networks, outdoor projects and security/surveillance.

CE Pro Editors · October 26, 2020

Housing Market Remains Strong During Coronavirus Pandemic

Integrators have a good reason to be optimistic: home construction permits leap 17.3% and sales of existing homes jump 20.3% in June.

Andrew Nichols · August 03, 2020

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 06, 2019