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HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY TOP NEWS


Homebuyers in the West begin to rebel at soaring prices





The New Face of Immigration Is Changing the Housing Market





O'Hagin


O'Hagin

From its founding roots as a roofing company over 40 years ago, O'Hagin has grown into an internationally-recognized designer and manufacturer of top-quality, state-of-the-art attic ventilation solutions. Today, O'Hagin has local and national testing approvals; is recognized for its industry-leading efforts in research, development and testing; and holds multiple domestic and international patents with many more patents pending.
http://www.ohagin.com/




HOME BUILDER MARKET DATA


U.S. Home Sales Hit Slump

Booming housing prices raise bubble fears but economists don't expect a collapse

The Need for Construction Labor in Homebuilding

The Futures So Bright We Might Need Shades Well Past Summer


METROINTELLIGENCE ECONOMIC UPDATE

  By Patrick S. Duffy

Consumer confidence rises in September to highest level since the recession

July Case-Shiller Index up 0.7 percent for the month and 5.1 percent year-on-year

Initial unemployment claims fall 8,000 in latest report


MetroIntelligence - Patrick S. Duffy The MetroIntelligence Economic Update is provided to BuilderBytes by MetroIntelligence Real Estate & Economic Advisors.



U.S. BUILDING ECONOMY


U.S. economy less sluggish in second quarter; companies investing more




Fed's primal divide: Is US economy overheating or stuck in a rut?

THE U.S. ECONOMY RISES AND FALLS ON GAAP

What Does Immigration Actually Cost Us?

10 Years After the Bubble, Home Prices Are Hitting New Highs But This Time Its Different (Really)


Boral


Boral

Boral Roofing is a subsidiary of Boral USA and is the country's largest premium provider of complete roofing and re-roofing solutions for architects as well as commercial and residential builders. Boral Roofing operates 12 clay and concrete tile manufacturing plants throughout the U.S. and Canada. Headquartered in Roswell, Georgia, Boral USA through its subsidiaries employs approximately 1,500 individuals at more than 140 operating and distribution sites across the United States. The U.S. operations include the country's largest clay roof tile, concrete roof tile and brick manufacturer.
http://www.boralamerica.com/




U.S. HOME FINANCE


Average US 30-year rate slips to 3.42 percent




Mortgage Applications Volume Dips in U.S. in Mid-September

U.S. dollar slips against commodity currencies after OPEC deal


GREEN HOME BUILDER


Its A Beautiful Day In The Net-Zero Neighborhood




New initiative fosters energy efficiency for low income families in Blaine

A More Energy- And Cost-Efficient Heating And Cooling Solution

Eco-Tech Makerspace is Greenbuilds LA Legacy Project

The Greenbuild Tours Get You Out n About in the Host City: Los Angeles




HOME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENTAL TRENDS


Bestor Architecture uses "stealth density" at Blackbirds housing in Los Angeles




The WXY Principals Have Put Their Stamp on Nearly Every Corner of New York

SIMPLE WAYS TO INJECT CONTEMPORARY DESIGN INTO YOUR HOME

Whats Your Money Shot?


LaCantina


LaCantina

The LaCantina folding door system is what we are renowned to have perfected. As a pioneer in folding door systems LaCantina sets the standard for style, function and performance. Using the highest quality rolling hardware and robust panel and frame designs, our systems provide smooth and effortless operation unmatched by other large opening door systems. With the ability to span any size opening, multiple configurations and options to meet the demands of any project, a LaCantina folding door system is the perfect choice.
http://www.lacantinadoors.com/




LAND PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT


Developer eyes 640 acres for homes




Pardee Homes' Flagstone Wins Architectural Honors at 2016 SoCal Awards

Lakeside Living in Houston

Rethinking the Living Space Model

TRI Pointe Homes Reimagines Island Life


LOW-INCOME & AFFORDABLE HOUSING


New Orleans has added almost 2,000 low-income housing units in 2016




Affordable Housing Is Easy. In Theory.

Habitat for Humanity to open 57-unit low-income housing in Williamsbridge


Plastpro


Plastpro

Not all fiberglass doors are equal. Plastpro doors with heavy duty full-length LVL lock blocks and exclusive Hydroshield Technology feature fiberglass reinforced door skins, full-length composite stiles, and composite top & bottom rails that together form a composite edge perimeter that seals out moisture.
http://www.plastproinc.com/




50+ HOUSING & SENIOR COMMUNITIES


2 ways to encourage affordable senior housing: White House report




Twin Dangers for Senior Living: Government Neglect and Interference

Four State Town Village Senior Housing Portfolio Sold for $180M

Stylish and Functional Aging-in-Place Design for the Active Adult


LUXURY HOUSING MARKET


High-End Community Opens in Hampton Roads




The Howard Hughes Corporation Completes Refinancing of Ward Village Term Loan

Luxury Developer Giving Away Free Lot


REMODELING & RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTING


These are the most popular smart home upgrades to make right now




Outdoor Remodeling Projects Bring Happiness and Financial Returns

Property Pros: Tips On Living Through A Remodel



Vol.8  No. 118 
September 30, 2016

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