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December dip in home starts doesn’t derail market’s momentum, but concerns remain

December dip in home starts doesn’t derail...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2016

Despite ending the year on an unexpected sour note, the U.S. housing market had its best year since 2007 in ...

Construction spending falls 0.4% in November

Construction spending falls 0.4% in November

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 04, 2016

Despite continued increases in single-family homebuilding, total construction spending in November dipped 0.4 percent to $1.122 trillion. Spending remains 10.5 percent ...

U.S. home starts up 10.5% as labor, lot costs continue to worry builders

U.S. home starts up 10.5% as labor, lot costs continue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2015

The start of construction on homes in the U.S. rebounded in November with gains in both single-family and apartment construction. Following ...

U.S. home starts fall 11% in October; builder confidence dips first time in 5 months

U.S. home starts fall 11% in October; builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2015

With the start of construction on both single-family homes and apartment complexes down in October, total U.S. home starts fell ...

Home starts up 6.5% in September while builder confidence reaches boom-level high

Home starts up 6.5% in September while builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2015

Following two months of declines, the U.S. homebuilding market rebounded and then some in September due to a surge in ...

Construction worker found dead beneath home in Austin

Construction worker found dead beneath home in Austin

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2015

Two days after a construction worker was discovered beneath a home in Texas, authorities determined his death was due to electrocution. According ...

Home starts jump 9.8% as apartment construction reaches 28-year high

Home starts jump 9.8% as apartment construction reaches...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2015

Thanks to a surge in new apartments, May's decrease in home construction starts was followed up by a sizable increase ...

Home starts tumble 11.1 percent in May following April’s big jump

Home starts tumble 11.1 percent in May following...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

Large ups and downs in the rate of new home construction have become somewhat of a trend halfway through the ...

Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and worker shortage drop builder confidence

Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2015

With spring right around the corner, U.S. home builders are certainly looking forward to the warmer temperatures and the official ...

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to you for safety and convenience

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 03, 2015

It’s a bummer when you are high up on a beam or roof and your tape measure falls to the ...

U.S. home starts fall 2 percent in January as builder confidence dips due to cold weather

U.S. home starts fall 2 percent in January as builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

Following up a nice gain in December, housing starts in the U.S. fell 2 percent in January and builder confidence ...

With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more homes in 2014

With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

Despite an up and down year heavily-influenced by apartment construction, home builders in the U.S. began work on more new homes ...

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