Fresh Air Design Options for Post-COVID-19 Market
Whether it’s a leafy home in the suburbs or a large apartment building in the city, there are many ways to expand living spaces for health, relaxation and recreation.
The Future of Multifamily Design
Real changes will soon occur based on two primary components: health and safety protocols, and consumer demands.
Demand is Growing for Home Offices and Exercise Rooms
With the major shift in where people spend their time, we take a look at recent data from NAHB’s consumer preferences study.
5 Design Trends for Life at Home
Lifestyles could be re-made around the home the same way they were remade around the car after World War II.
Multiple Offers on Homes are Becoming More Common
An increasing number of prospective buyers are repeatedly getting outbid.
Initial and Continuing Claims Fall
The decreases in initial jobless claims and continuing claims indicate that the labor market continues to recover from the pandemic.
Construction Job Openings Rise as Recovery Advances
Construction hiring roared back in late spring, following layoffs in March and April. The home building and remodeling sectors remain bright spots for the overall economy.
Low Inventory and Higher Prices Hurt Housing Affordability
Despite historically low interest rates, housing affordability in the second quarter of 2020 dropped to an 18-month low.
COVID-19 Impacts Apartment and Condo Absorption Rates
An increased number of people refrained from leasing and buying as the coronavirus pandemic hit.