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Fluctuating lumber prices impact builders and new home buyers

Soaring lumber prices are making building homes more expensive. KMBC 9 spoke with a Kansas City metro builder who says the cost of a home can fluctuate by tens of thousands of dollars, depending on lumber prices. We discovered its impact on builders and buyers. Determining how much lumber will cost to build a house […]

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Crisis hits home: Builders could raise prices

An unlikely casualty of the Russian-Ukrainian war could be India’s housing industry – and soaring energy costs are the culprit. As oil prices top triple digits in dollar terms for the first time since 2014, the housing industry faces the challenge of dealing with soaring input costs. The question is: can they pass on the […]

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How the commercial construction industry can help new home builders

Unsplash The construction industry faces multiple challenges. Terry Buchan is the General Manager of Major Projects at Hawkins Construction Company. OPINION: New residential construction in Aotearoa New Zealand is plagued by a “perfect storm” of problems: record demand, labor shortages, supply chain uncertainty, soaring material costs. Across the country, builders and contractors struggle to keep […]

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Here’s how to build a budget house in Kerala

Every ordinary man dreams of building his own house where the family could enjoy special moments. However, they are hesitant to take the first step because the soaring prices of building materials worry them. The COVID-19 outbreak has added to this stress, resulting in the loss of jobs and income. Here are some tips to […]

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Local homebuilders are taking different approaches to sustainability

As electricity and natural gas prices to get upconsumers are increasingly asking how to make their homes more energy efficient. Donald Stockell, Vice President of Stockell Custom Homes, estimates that 80% of its customers inquire about the company’s focus on building high-performance homes. Over the past few years, they have built four homes certified to […]

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Champion Home Builders, Inc. plans to invest up to $13.2 million in a production site in Robeson County

A subsidiary of Skyline Champion Corporation will create about 385 jobs in Pembroke PEMBROKE — A homemaker plans to employ about 385 workers at a Pembroke plant. Champion Home Builders Inc. has chosen Robeson County as the location for a manufactured home production facility. The facility is located at 349 E. Railroad St. in Pembroke, […]

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Homebuilders held back by supply chain struggles

Builders saw a drop in the number of new homes they were able to start in January, due to material supply bottlenecks that slowed construction pipelines. Housing starts fell 4.1% in the month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.64 million units, according to a Commerce Department report Last week. However, building permits have been […]

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NC Department of Labor, NC Home Builders Educational and Charitable Foundation sign Be Pro Be Proud contract

On Tuesday, February 22, officials from the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) and the NC Home Builders Educational and Charitable Foundation (Foundation) gathered for a contract signing event to officially mark the program’s inception. Be Pro Be Proud driver. The program will be administered by the Foundation under the supervision of NCDOL. The goal […]

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Austin homebuilders struggle to keep up with housing demand

An In-Depth Look at Austin’s Housing Shortage Supply chain issues and land use planning codes are straining home builders and housing shortages. AUSTIN, TX – In January, the median selling price of a home in the Austin metro area rose 30% to $476,000. As it becomes increasingly difficult to find housing in Austin, homebuilders are […]

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Orange County room addition contractor, True Home Builders, recently won the “Best of Houzz” award for customer service for 2022

Irvine, Calif. – True Home Builders, a leading room addition contractor in Orange County, has been announced the winner of the 2022 “Best of Houzz” award in the customer service category. The award, organized by Houzz, aims to recognize the meritorious contributions of the best entrepreneurs in the region. True Home Builders’ services over the […]

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Hundred Mile House Designs a Cabin for That Fast Track to Escape

Where did you draw inspiration from? I’m super inspired by the Case Study House program, Californian mid-century architecture, and Bauhaus ideals of function first, then form follows – not allowing the space to dictate how you live in it , but allowing the way one lives in the space to dictate how you design it. […]

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The Saskatoon Home Builders Association distributes the materials

The Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association (SRHBA) hosted the 30and The Housing Excellence Awards last weekend which the association says celebrates professional members who provide quality, affordable and choice housing in Saskatoon and area. The winners were chosen by an international jury made up of professional members of the Home Builders’ Association from across […]

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Homebuilder market drops 5% between 2020 and 2021

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Supply chain issues, labor shortages and the price of lumber have impacted the number of homes built in 2021. The Wisconsin Builders Association reported a 5% drop in home building permit applications in 2021. Twelve thousand permits were retired in 2020 and 11,007 were retired in 2021 in the state. People […]

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Homebuilders hit as construction costs hit 17-year high

National construction costs rose 7.3% through 2021, the highest annual growth rate in nearly 17 years, which “will impact all homeowners and investors.” Despite a slowdown in the quarterly growth rate in the second half of 2021, domestic construction costs recorded the highest annual growth rate since March 2005. In the three months to September […]

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Delta Companies nominated for homebuilder awards

Sarah Gallop Design Inc. tops the list of nominees with 12 finalists. A Tsawwassen partnership between Kemp Construction Management and Sarah Gallop Design Inc. earned a runner-up nomination in the “Best Certified Home – Custom” category at the 2022 Georgia Awards. The awards, now in their 30th year, celebrate excellence in home construction and renovation […]

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Canadian Homebuilders Regain Market Confidence

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Homebuilders in Canada are bullish on demand for new homes, with an index measuring their sentiment hitting a record high at the end of 2021. Content of […]

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Ultrapanel accepted in the Federation of House Builders – Show House

Ultrapanel Building Technologies, designer and manufacturer of the award-winning Ultrapanel room-in-the-roof system, has been accepted into the highly prestigious federation of home builders. The Home Builders Federation is the representative body for the home building industry in England and Wales, with member companies representing around 80% of all new homes built in England and Wales. […]

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10 Common Mistakes Kenyans Make When Choosing House Designs

According to a HassConsult report published on January 31, it was revealed that most people in Nairobi choose to buy land and build their own houses as averse to buying and renting the easily constructed ones. Despite the growing demand for individual units, many Kenyans make mistakes when choosing designs for their potential homes. These […]

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Sheffield Hallam University students to benefit from donation to help builders of homes of the future

Sheffield Hallam University has received a donation of £111,000 for scholarships from the Barratt Foundation, the charitable arm of Barratt Developments. The homebuilder provided nine scholarships and 60 scholarships to Hallam students as part of a three-year commitment to the University. The scholarships will provide financial support of £3,000 per year towards the cost of […]