Millard Lumber in Waverly, Nebraska, has met the requirements to be a SCORE-certified structural building components manufacturing facility. Millard Lumber has qualified for SCORE Leader status, identifying itself as a company that strives for excellence.
According to an online house price estimator and economic model, a third full bathroom is the one feature that can have the greatest impact on the value of a standard new single-family detached house in a Southern suburb.
The number of improving housing markets continued to expand for a third consecutive month in November, rising from 23 to 30 on the latest Improving Markets Index (IMI).
Urge your member of the House of Representatives to support immediate efforts to restore the housing loan limits for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA.
Although the nation’s economy moved a bit unexpectedly onto shakier ground this summer, housing is likely to continue its slow trudge back to normal, with further improvement next year and more significant gains in 2013.
Economic fundamentals dictate a steady Fed policy. Growth at 2.5 percent and core inflation at 2.1 percent defines an economy that awaits the outcomes of the Super Committee and Greek referendum.
Since early 2010, we have emphasized that the economic recovery would exhibit unusual sector differences and persistent weakness in job growth relative to historical experience. That theme still persists.
Total construction spending rose 0.2 percent in September, the second consecutive monthly increase. Prior months’ data were revised downward. Residential outlays rose 0.7 percent and nonresidential fell 0.1 percent.
Despite renewed attention from the Obama administration and the Federal Reserve, the housing recovery appears to be going nowhere fast.