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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

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