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  • Agencies Take Action to Protect Wetlands, But Avoid Key WOTUS Questions

    Last week, the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) issued a memo that highlights how the Corps will protect non-jurisdictional features through civil works and regulatory program actions following the Supreme Court’s decision in Sackett v. EPA. […]

  • Understanding Today’s New Home Buyers

    An efficient home sales pitch tailored to match the life experiences and personality traits of the home buyer can make or break a sale. NAHB will host a live education course to detail the different buyer demographics, tastes and styles on the […]

  • 4 Inspiring Adaptive Reuse Projects With Real Impact

    From former schools to warehouses, these adaptive reuse projects — winners in the 2023 Best in American Living Awards — succeed in creating new housing and revitalizing their neighborhoods.

  • Growth of Revolving Debt Slows, Auto Loan Rates Spike in Q4 2022

    The balance of consumer credit outstanding grew 6.5% in the fourth quarter of 2022 (seasonal adjusted annual rate) after climbing 6.7% (SAAR) in the third quarter according to the Federal Reserve’s latest G.19 Consumer Credit report. Revolving debt—which consists primarily of credit card debt—increased at a 12.0% rate, as the level of nonrevolving debt (excluding real

  • Mortgage Activity Increases after Dip in Rates

    Per the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) survey through the week ending February 3rd, total mortgage activity increased 7.4% from the previous week and the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rate fell one basis point to 6.18%. The FRM rate has fallen around 100 basis points since October of 2022. The Market Composite Index, a measure

  • Age of Housing Stock by State

    According to the latest data from the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS), the median age of owner-occupied homes was 40 years. The age of the housing stock is an important remodeling market indicator. Older houses are less energy-efficient than new construction and ultimately will require remodeling and renovation in the future. Moreover, as people use

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