Danielle Leach Presents Housing Overview at NIHBA Event

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Danielle Leach, Regional Director and Senior Consultant in the Midwest for Meyers/Metrostudy, presented a housing market overview at the Mega Seminar: A Building Industry Update. This event was held on May 22, 2019, and hosted by the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association (NIHBA). While Danielle highlighted the local housing market, ...

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Housing Industry Needs Some Creative Disruption

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Frank Anton / Builder / May 13, 2019 Forty years ago, when I was a 29-year-old editor, I wrote my first column for BUILDER. Now, as the retired vice chairman emeritus of Hanley Wood, BUILDER’s parent company, I’m writing my last. Predictably, perhaps, I’ve decided to write about how housing ...

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Looking For Big-Time Social Impact? Look At This Year’s Builder 100

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John McManus / Builder / May 13, 2019 Our newly-minted Builder 100 data, ranking builders 2018 calendar-year unit-volume and revenue performance is here. Why does this matter, particularly as economists increasingly attest to greater uncertainty and more intense volatility as “new normals” of forward-looking observation? If construction were all that home builders do ...

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MBA Weekly Survey: Mortgage Applications Fall 4.3%

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Mary Salmonsen / Builder / May 6, 2019 Adobe Stock / Jo Ann Snover Mortgage applications fell 4.3% on a seasonally-adjusted basis from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers’ Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 26th, 2019. On an unadjusted basis, the Market Composite ...

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Three Disruptive Trends for Builders in 2019

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Builder / May 6, 2019 As every builder knows, there are factors that are beyond control. From fluctuations in the economy to weather conditions, construction companies are constantly adjusting to waves of change. How can businesses maximize their profitability regardless of market conditions or industry challenges they face? Here’s a ...

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