Home builders

Lumber shortage is a crisis for Michigan home builders and their customers

However, he said, “we have defined the exact wood requirements on a (house) package, and we are not ordering exactly what we need.” Small builders would feel the supply squeeze sooner, Neubecker said, and could face longer construction times if they cannot source materials. On the other side of a lumber purchase, Mans Lumber receives […]

Home builders

UK homebuilders rally behind announcement of new 5% down payment program

Shares of major UK home builders surged on Monday following reports the UK government will once again try to boost homeownership for those struggling to access the housing ladder. Leading manufacturers, including Persimmon PSN, + 0.24%, Barratt Developments BDEV, + 0.09%, Taylor Wimpey TW, + 0.37%, Bellway BWY, + 0.03%, Crest Nicholson CRST, and Vistry […]

Home builders

Updated code requirements prompt Tennessee home builders to adopt new insulation methods

The new minimum R-value ensures that builders build homes that are much more energy efficient, allowing those homes to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures over the long term. These more efficient buildings will reduce heating and cooling demands, save energy costs, help improve indoor air quality and increase the longevity of the structure. For builders, choosing […]