November 22, 2017

Total housing starts, single-family starts and existing home sales all show improvement in October.

November 22, 2017

The real-estate web site’s chief economist looks into her crystal ball at the 2018 housing market. (Source: Zillow)

November 21, 2017

Also on the upswing is the median price of an existing home, says the NAR.

November 17, 2017

Monthly sales for September show nice gains over the same month last year.

November 15, 2017

2017 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study reveals the features that attract homeowner dollars.   

November 15, 2017

Latest retail sales tally shows hardware and building supply dealers outpacing all sectors.

November 14, 2017

Key factors driving growth for the category include a growing construction industry.

November 10, 2017

Move over San Francisco, there’s a new leader on the high-priced home charts.

November 10, 2017

Unemployment rate is low, consumer confidence is high and most industry stocks are showing monthly and yearly increases.

November 3, 2017

The national unemployment rate falls to a 17-year low, while most stocks maintain healthy year-over-year gains.

October 31, 2017

The permit requires what? Finding out the details often causes delays for homeowners.

October 30, 2017

Millennials are in their prime buying years, but they are facing an inventory shortage.

October 27, 2017

NAICS 444 and 44413 retailers show year-over-year gains; gas prices slip a few nickels; and stocks surge up and away (mostly).

October 20, 2017

Ivy Zelman says there is plenty of opportunity for growth in the single-family housing market and home improvement.

October 20, 2017

September existing home sales take a slight turn upward, even as housing stats stumble in the other direction. 

October 18, 2017

Year-over-year starts are up, but many other measures of activity are down.  

October 18, 2017

It’s not the typical experience, but some permits are approved the same day they are submitted, according to the survey results.

October 17, 2017

Concrete is expected to continue its dominance in the roofing tile market, Freedonia says.

October 12, 2017

More than half of homeowners report paying $500 or less in total fees for their permits.

October 9, 2017

The rise of voice-enabled speaker sales is leading to a rise in home automation product sales.

October 6, 2017

The September Employment Situation report shows 4.2% jobless rate.

October 6, 2017

As politicians hammer out a tax plan, readers identify concerns.

September 28, 2017

Data from the National Association of Home Builders reveals growth and acceptance of a construction trend.

September 27, 2017

A new Houzz survey reveals what the building permit process is like for both first-timers and experienced applicants.