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New home builders grapple with supply chain issues

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Whether you’re considering building a new home or just doing some renovations if wood and new windows are involved, some experts say you’ll need to be patient. Supply chain issues force most new home builders to wait months for even the most basic parts to complete the job. Covenant Christian Wins […]

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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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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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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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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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‘Painful’ supply chain delays cost Connecticut home builders

Fluctuating prices and delays in the supply of building materials are a challenge for Connecticut new home builders and renovators and, in some cases, cause construction delays. “It’s painful,” said Bob Wiedenmann, owner of Sunwood Development in Wallingford. “We worked for years where the hardest thing to do was get that next sale. Now sales […]

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Ocean View Custom Home Builders, an Experienced Commercial Builder in Florida, Expands Services to St. Augustine

St. Augustine, Florida – Building a home or office that would feel homey, comfortable, and serene for a family, employees, or clients is a goal for many home and business owners. Comfortable space enhances the creation of many memorable experiences, a haven from the hassle of life, and a place to gather. However, creating a […]

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Inflation forces some homebuilders to slow down and raise prices

Associated press September 22, 2021 12:00 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in the hottest U.S. real estate market in more than a decade, building new homes has become a frustrating, uncertain and expensive proposition for many homebuilders. Rising costs and shortages of building materials and labor are impacting the home construction industry, which accounted for […]

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“It’s booming” – Quesnel homebuilders are busy during the summer season – Quesnel Cariboo Observer

High lumber prices, a global pandemic and other challenges haven’t stopped Quesnel homebuilders from having one of their busiest seasons. “We never slowed down at all,” said Lorne Lilley, owner of E and L Bulldog Construction. “There were bigger jobs that people decided to wait for, but when they started we took on other jobs… […]

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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 […]