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Home builders worried about $ 25,000 hit as government deadline approaches

Nervous home builders are urging the federal government to change the rules of its HomeBuilder program and save them a $ 25,000 blow to their finances. Key points: Many HomeBuilder applicants fear missing out on the $ 25,000 grant they were counting on and need to reassess their situation They demand rule changes requiring work […]

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Regional Home Builders Association Seeks to Elevate Economy Together – The Durango Herald

Through the quiet neighborhoods, the steady sound of a hammer, the high-pitched zinc of a circular saw and laughter on a construction site. For a long time, it seemed unfair that the construction industry continued to assert itself as “essential” when so many other businesses have suffered shutdowns. The work trucks possessed the deserted streets […]

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Home builders and renovators face shock from stickers during pandemic

LONDON, ONT. – As we move into spring and summer, with many of us not venturing too far from home, some are looking to do home renovations. But those who do might be shocked by the stickers. Homeowners are finding out what contractors have faced over the past year – the cost of building materials […]

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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 […]

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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 […]