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HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY TOP NEWS


US Housing Market Working As It Should Do - New Home Sales At 7 Month High
Source: Forbes





HOME BUILDER MARKET


Tight Housing Market Hits Entry-Level Buyers The Hardest, Analysis Finds
Source: Market Watch




The 13 US Cities Where Young People Are Buying The Most Homes
Source: Business Insider


California Homebuilding Foundation Invests in the New Generation
Source: Builder and Developer magazine




California Mantel & Fireplace


California Mantel & Fireplace

At California Mantel & Fireplace we offers the industry's largest selection of precast concrete fireplace mantels, as well as the unique position as California's sole Premier Distributor of Heat & Glo and Heatilator fireplaces.
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METROINTELLIGENCE ECONOMIC UPDATE

  By Patrick S. Duffy

Existing homes dipped 3.7 percent in February but still up 5.4 percent year-on-year
Source: National Association of Realtors


FHFA House Index flat in January but up 5.7 percent year-on-year
Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency


Empire State Manufacturing Survey indicates solid growth in March
Source: Federal Reserve Bof New York


Philadelphia Fed's Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey reports continued expansion in March
Source: Federal Reserve Bof Philadelphia


February new homes up 6.1 percent from January and 12.8 percent year-on-year
Source: United States Census Bureau


Applications fall 2.7 percent in latest survey
Source: Mort&ankers Association


Initial unemployment claims rise by 15,000 in latest report
Source: United States Department of Labor


MetroIntelligence - Patrick S. Duffy The MetroIntelligence Economic Update is provided to BuilderBytes by MetroIntelligence Real Estate & Economic Advisors.


U.S. BUILDING ECONOMY


Economist Forecasts Slow, Steady Growth
Source: The Citizens Voice




Overall Improvement Since the First Quarter
Source: Builder and Developer Magazine


U.S. HOME FINANCE


The Fed Funds Rate: Good for the Housing Market?
Source: MReport




The Next Move on Fannie and Freddie Won't Come from Capitol Hill
Source: ValueWalk

Samsung


Samsung

Whether you're a serious cook or just looking to upgrade your kitchen, built-in cooktops, wall ovens and range hoods are a great update to everyone's favorite room and help you cook with professional results.
http://www.samsung.com/us/home-appliances/




GREEN HOME BUILDER


A Passive House Takes An Active Stand For The Environment
Source: Boulder Weekly


Elevate Investments with Green Building
Source: Green Home Builder magazine


The Effect on Builders of Changes to IECC Code
Source: Builder and Developer magazine

HOME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENTAL TRENDS


5 Emerging Trends in Deck Design
Source: Builder and Developer Magazine




The New Year Will Unveil a Variety of Exciting Design Looks
Source: Builder and Developer Magazine


2017 Trends in Exterior Materials & Colors
Source: Builder and Developer Magazine


Be Authentic: Offer Clay Pavers to Enhance Curb Appeal
Source: Builder and Developer Magazine

Panasonic - Value DC


Panasonic - Value DC

WhisperValue DC is the lowest profile ENERGY STAR rated ventilation fan available. It features Panasonic's revolutionary DC motor with SmartFlow optimum CFM technology, and incorporates a Pick-A-Flow speed selector switch to customize airflow (50, 80 or 100 CFM). Other models available soon with integral ASHRAE 62.2 function as well as condensation sensor (CalGreen compliant) versions.
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LAND PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT


CalAtlantic Homes Breaks Ground On Solana Heights
Source: PR Newswire




Model Grand Opening for Bradford Neighborhood Set for March 25th, Presents One of Rosedales Final New-Home Opportunities
Source: Globe Newswire


Building Safe in 2017
Source: Builder and Developer Magazine

LOW-INCOME & AFFORDABLE HOUSING


Affordable Apartment Project Breaks Ground In Houston
Source: Houston Business Journal





Huntington commits $150m to affordable housing projects across Ohio
Source: Cleveland Business

Quickflash Weatherproofing Products, Inc.


Quickflash Weatherproofing Products, Inc.

Quickflash is the only company in the USA to manufacture flashing panels for the exterior vertical wall plumbing, electrical and HVAC penetrations. Across the country, water damage and leaks are the major concerns to builders, architects, insurance companies, and potential homebuyers. Quickflash provides a simple and affordable solution to this growing and costly problem.
http://www.quickflashproducts.com/







50+ ACTIVE ADULT


Gearing up for the golden years: Active-adult housing readies for demand
Source: Construction Dive




Stylish and Functional Aging-in-Place Design for the Active Adult
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


Vol.9  No. 37 
March 24, 2017

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