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Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence

Big construction employment gains indicate rising...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

On Friday the latest round of figures from the U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest monthly ...

New home sales surge 16% to nearly 3-year high

New home sales surge 16% to nearly 3-year high

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

New home sales made a huge leap in January, rising nearly 16 percent from December 2012, according to data from ...

Builder confidence in housing market dips 1 point in February

Builder confidence in housing market dips 1 point in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 21, 2013

After stalling completely in January, builder confidence in new single-family homes was was virtually unchanged in February with a one-point ...

Obama stresses importance of construction, infrastructure, skilled labor in State of the Union

Obama stresses importance of construction,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2013

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama stressed the great importance of construction, housing, infrastructure, ...

Home sales rise to best in 5 years

Home sales rise to best in 5 years

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 05, 2013

Despite falling below November’s pace, December sales of previously-owned homes were up 12.8 percent year-over-year, CNN Money reported. Full-year sales increased ...

NAHB: Multifamily housing will remain strong in 2013

NAHB: Multifamily housing will remain strong in 2013

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2013

During a panel at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, experts from the National Association of Home Builders said ...

U.S. home construction surges in December to highest mark since 2008

U.S. home construction surges in December to highest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 18, 2013

In December, builders began work on new homes at the fastest rate since the Summer of 2008, according to numbers ...

U.S. home prices jump 7.4 percent in November

U.S. home prices jump 7.4 percent in November

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2013

U.S. home prices in November were up 7.4 percent from November 2011, the largest year-over-year increase in 6 1/2 years, ...

Builder confidence in housing market stalls in January

Builder confidence in housing market stalls in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2013

After eight consecutive months of increase, rising to a six-year high in December, builder confidence for new single-family homes stalled ...

New-home sales increase 4.4 percent in November

New-home sales increase 4.4 percent in November

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 28, 2012

New single-family home sales increased 4.4 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 377,000 units, according to ...

Housing starts dip in November, remain far ahead of 2011

Housing starts dip in November, remain far ahead of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2012

Privately-owned housing starts in the month of November were at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 861,000, according to figures released ...

Builder confidence index rises to highest level in more than 6 years

Builder confidence index rises to highest level in more...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 18, 2012

Builder confidence for newly built, single-family homes rose to a level of 47 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells ...

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