The 2017 housing market will be a year of slowing, yet moderate growth, set against the backdrop of a changing composition of home buyers and a post-election interest rate jump.
Retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential contender Ben Carson has reportedly accepted the role of the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Understanding why a U.S. District Court judge placed an injunction on a recent DOL rule doubling the weekly threshold for salaried workers exempt from overtime pay under the Federal Labor Standards Act to $47,476 annually.
With new estimating technology in place, National Lumber can compute accurate estimates based on BOMs of buildings in whatever form the plans are delivered to create highly accurate estimates.
Trump’s policies could affect housing in different ways. Restrictions on immigration could limit the supply of available workers for construction firms, which have already complained for years of labor shortages.
We know that millennials still definitely want to buy homes, but the reality is that they are currently set back by challenges such as student loans, a low savings rate, and housing prices.
Simpson Strong-Tie introduces an innovative hanger that’s easy and intuitive to use for connecting rafters to hip/valley beams in roof framing
Two photos published by national media outlets last week tell a compelling story about the role and acceptance of structural building components in the public consciousness