Stories tagged: home construction
Sat., June 6, 2020
The only negatives I can come up with when it comes to traditional vinyl siding, even the lower-cost shake imitators, is they just don’t look like real wood up close.
Wed., March 18, 2020
Construction of new homes fell again in February, but not as much as the previous month. Those declines follow a December surge which had pushed home construction to the highest …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
The pace of U.S. home construction fell a sharp 4% in July despite strong demand from would-be buyers, held back by a shortage of skilled labor and affordable land.
Sat., April 27, 2019
How do you feel about self-adhering house wrap and what’s involved in getting it installed correctly?
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
U.S. housing starts jumped 18.6 percent in January, as builders ramped up construction of single-family houses to the fastest pace in eight months.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
Lexington Homes, of Spokane Valley, has been acquired by D.R. Horton, an Arlington, Texas, company that builds homes in 26 states.
Sat., March 10, 2018
You should never ever hope that everything in your new home is going to be done the best possible way or to the highest level you can afford.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Groundbreakings on new homes jumped 9.7 percent last month to the highest level since October 2016, welcome news for a housing market struggling with a shortage of homes for sale.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
Homebuilders slowed their pace of construction by 0.8 percent in August, the second straight monthly decline. A steep drop in multifamily construction more than offset a slight gain in single-family-home …
Wed., July 19, 2017
Homebuilders ramped up construction in June to the fastest pace in four months, led by surges in the Northeast and Midwest.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
As rising home prices, slow new home construction, and demographic shifts push homeownership rates to 50-year lows, the U.S. is increasingly a country of renters-and landlords.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017
U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged. Housing starts jumped 11.3 percent last month, to a seasonally adjusted …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
Builders broke ground on the most new homes in nine years last month, a response to strong demand that should lift the economy.
Tue., July 19, 2016
WASHINGTON – Construction of new homes posted a solid increase in June, led by a surge of building in the Northeast and the West.
Sun., June 12, 2016
DEAR TIM: My wife and I are building our new home, and we stopped by to see the progress just after the foundation was poured. We saw a massive long …
Wed., June 16, 2010
Stocks mostly fell today after home construction and applications for building permits slumped in May following the end of a homebuyer tax credit. The housing report and a disappointing profit …