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May 6, 2021

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As Aging Homeowners Stay Put, Remodeling Opportunities Rise

Remodeling Opportunities Rise as Aging Homeowners Stay Put

Aging at Home Puts Strain on Housing Market for Buyers, Silver Lining for Remodelers Home sales in 2020 reached their highest levels since 2006. Of course, that represented the peak of a rather large housing bubble. Now, it seems, homebuilders can’t make enough homes to satisfy demand. At least part of the blame for this […]

5 Construction Trends to Look for in 2020

6 Construction Trends to Look for this Year

Depending on who you read, construction was either bad or good in 2020. It will either get better or worse in 2021. In other words—the future looks…a bit up in the air. Some of the vacillating outlooks on 2021 come as no surprise—2020 was a dumpster fire in so many ways. From the high price […]

Does the stock market affect housing?

Does the Stock Market Affect Housing?

For as long as people have been investing, markets have defied logic—in one direction or the other. Housing and the stock market sometimes coincide. At other times., they seem to diverge. At some point, you want some sort of understanding of what to expect and how to prepare your business and/or investments. More specifically, we want […]

Selling Your Home Six Tips for Creating Relaxing Environment

Selling Your Home? Six Tips for Creating a Relaxing Environment

When selling your home, what can you do to set it apart from every other house on the market? Simple—help the buyer envision themselves actually living there. In short, create a relaxing environment. We’ve got six great tips to help you do it well. Any real estate agent worth his salt knows when the time […]

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Top 10 Builders in the USA – Who’s Crushing it in 2019?

Builder Magazine has released its list of the biggest builders for 2019, based on 2018’s final numbers. There are plenty of familiar names on the list and for the 12th year in a row, D.R. Horton is at the top. In fact, the top 4 remain unchanged from the previous year. Trends to Watch from […]

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Improving Curb Appeal Can Add 3% – 5% to Your Home Value

I live in a neighborhood that was developed in the 60’s and 70’s in Central Florida. Housing prices are currently running $160,000 – $200,000 on houses that have between 1300 and 1500 square feet of living space. However, one of our neighbors has a $375,000 price tag on his house and most of us give […]

How the Rising Fed Rate Affects Your Construction Business

How the Rising Fed Rate Affects Your Construction Business

A rising Fed rate causes many people to wonder whether to buy, sell, or just crawl under a rock and wait for clearer skies. We don’t recommend that approach. Whether you’re in the business of new construction or remodeling, understanding how the rising Fed rate affects your business helps with proper planning and selling. What […]

Buying an Entire Town Might Be a Developer's Dream

Buying an Entire Town Might Be a Developer’s Dream

If you’re looking to take your homebuilding and remodeling business to the next level, buying an entire town might be the way to go. The town of Toomsboro, Georiga is for sale, well, most of it, for a cool $1.7 million. The property covers 40 acres and is just 36 miles east of Macon. The […]

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Does Later Marriage Hurt Residential Construction?

Millennials are marrying later, and some residential contractors fear this may create a lull in the new construction market. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Even a CNBC report dating bac to 2018 saw this trend and made some helpful suggestions. So, does a later marriage hurt residential contractors? While some builders may show concern, […]

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Looking for Low-Cost Housing? Be Prepared to Dig Deeper

High Demand and Low Supply Drive Price Increases According to a CNBC report, you may have to dig deeper or be patient if you’re looking to buy a home in the sub-$250,000 class. Sitting in a historic low inventory of existing homes, the demand for new construction is high and that helps drive prices up […]