Robin Smith, Las Vegas Builder Trade In

ARE MILLENNIALS CHANGING THE NEW HOME MARKET?

by Builder Trade In Program Jul, 03

 

Studies show that more millennials are renting now than they were five years ago, but most of them still dream of owning their own single-family home in the very near future.  The National Association of Home Builders survey found that most millennials intend to purchase a new home in the suburbs rather than the city.  Interestingly in 2014, more millennials moved to the suburbs from the city.  The housing industry has been studying and surveying this generation because they need to know where and how they will live and most importantly, how soon.  Millennials are the largest consumer group since the Baby Boomer generation. 

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New Home Friday 06-26-2015

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 26

Housing's No. 1 Challenge Right Now

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 26

Word from the PCBC trade show floor, the sessions, and the corridors is that 'people' is the biggest pain-point

There are good jobs in the home building and building materials and products manufacturing business right now.

Each month, the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey affirms that job opportunities abound. National Association of Home Builders tax and policy expert Rob Dietz stays current on monthly JOLTS reports for residential construction, and he notes that the industry is running at "cycle highs" in unfilled payroll positions.

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New Home Friday 06-19-2015

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 19

HELPFUL TIPS ON BUYING NEW CONSTRUCTION!

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 19

 

 A lot of people ask what’s different about buying new construction.

First of all, you’re buying from the person who built it, not the person who called it home. The property is often one of many the builder is trying to sell. This can lead to a different dynamic both in negotiating and throughout the transaction.

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HELPFUL TIPS ON BUYING NEW CONSTRUCTION!

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 19

 

 A lot of people ask what’s different about buying new construction.

First of all, you’re buying from the person who built it, not the person who called it home. The property is often one of many the builder is trying to sell. This can lead to a different dynamic both in negotiating and throughout the transaction.

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New Home Friday 06-12-2015

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 12

Now is the time to buy a home - mortgage rates and home prices creeping up

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 12

Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey, released on June 4, indicated the average interest on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remained the same on a week-over-week basis. However, Bankrate tracked a small decrease from the previous week. In both instances, the rates remained at a higher level than seen in 2015.

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Avoid the Top 6 Mistakes New Homebuyers Make

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 05

 

 One of the biggest mistakes new homebuyers make is assuming that everything in their house will work perfectly because it’s brand new.

No matter how precise and careful builders are, there is no such thing as a perfect house, asserts Diane Saatchi, a senior vice president at real estate firm The Corcoran Group’s East Hampton, N.Y. office. The company has offices throughout New York and South Florida.

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New Home Friday 06-05-2015

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 05