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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

CE Pro Home Theater Deep Dive 2021: Home Theater’s Big Comeback

Spurred by a home entertainment demand surge during the pandemic, the average integrator installed 5 dedicated cinema rooms at $28,227 apiece, and 6 multipurpose home theater areas at $17,312 each over the past 12 months.

Jason Knott · June 16, 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

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Construction Costs Climb, Housing Starts Dip 9.5% in April

As construction costs rise due to the price of lumber, homebuilders have slowed construction of new homes, leading to a seasonal dip in housing starts.

CE Pro Editors · May 19, 2021

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Single-Family Housing Starts Down 8.5% to Start 2021

While single-family housing starts ended 2020 on a high note, increases in lumber prices have added $24,000 to the cost of building the average home in 2021.

CE Pro Editors · March 17, 2021

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KBIS, IBSx Virtual Events Close Exhibitor Halls; Programming Continues

Technical issues lead co-located NKBA Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and NAHB International Builders’ Show to postpone virtual exhibit booths of Feb. 9-12 events, while sessions and other programs remain accessible to attendees.

CE Pro Editors · February 10, 2021

Why Integrators Should Check Out Virtual International Builders Show

Integrators may not think much about the new home construction market, but this year’s International Builders Show will feature plenty of smart home technology worth inspecting.

CE Pro Editors · January 31, 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

Research: Single-Family Housing Starts Remain Strong in November Despite Challenges

Builders were unable to keep up with demand during November due in part to rising regulatory and construction costs, lot shortages, and a lack of laborers.

CE Pro Editors · January 13, 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