National Builder Trade In Program

NEW CONSTRUCTION COMMUNITIES FOR THE Americans that are getting older AND are still active and healthy!

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 27

As baby boomers come into their 50s, 60s and 70s, the country faces big changes. By 2040, the number of Americans 65 or older will expand to more than 79 million—up from just 40 million in 2010.

NAHB forecasts that the share of households headed by someone age 55+ will increase through 2019 to account for more than 45% of all U.S. households. These ever-growing ranks of empty-nesters, new retirees, grandparents and active seniors create an opportunity for builders across the country to meet the special needs and preferences of 50+ buyers looking to relocate, downsize their homes or find a new senior-friendly community.

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Housing market expected to bloom in the spring

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 23

 

Experts anticipate that the housing market will blossom this spring.

 

Experts anticipate that the housing market will blossom this spring. Between strong job growth and Freddie Mac's March 2015 U.S. Economic and Housing Outlook, real estate might hit a home run during the upcoming warmer months.

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REAL Trends February 2015 Housing Market

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 18

Design Your Own Home!

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 10

Your local Builder Trade In Agent has a powerful new tool to help you design and visualize your new construction home!

See a kitchen you like in a model?  You can now go online and design that kitchen with your preferences and see how it would look once it was built - cabinets, countertops, flooring, paint, trim, backsplash......There are thouands and thousands of potential combinations!

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WHY RATES REMAIN DELICIOUSLY LOW

by Builder Trade In Program Mar, 09

Written by Blanche Evans 

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced in late February that housing is poised for stronger growth in 2015. Yet mortgage interest rates remain low. Should you lock in a rate now or see what happens?

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FHA does the Right Thing-Finally

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 20

If there was ever a time to applaud the government and FHA (Federal Housing Administration) it is now. After making record profits from the MIP insurance increases which nearly doubled, FHA decided to cut those fees by 50%. The change has not only increased the number of FHA originations but also increased the number of refinances, which increases bottom line profit.

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New Construction Growth - December 2014 growth has builders anticipating continued growth in new year

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 13

Evidence of an improving housing market continues to emerge.

Evidence of an improving housing market continues to emerge. The number of applications for U.S. home mortgages is on the rise and data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development indicates U.S. single-family home starts increased impressively in December 2014.

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NEW CONSTRUCTION-LIFE STYLED FOR THE SOPHISTICATED HOME OWNER!

by Builder Trade In Program Feb, 06

Markets in 63 of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), released today

“The markets are improving at a consistent pace,” said NAHB Chairman Tom Woods, a home builder from Blue Springs, Mo. “A growing economy and rising consumer confidence should help drive the release of pent-up demand in 2015.”  “The encouraging news is employment, where the number of metros that reached or surpassed their norms rose by 23 in a year,” said NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe.

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