Market for home construction workers improves, still rough

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Housing inventory steadily declines in 2012 MBA: New home purchase applications slip back down MBA: New Home Purchase Apps Dropped 6.1% in December. The Mortgage bankers association builder application survey data for December 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 6.1 percent from a year ago. Compared to November 2018, applications decreased by 13 percent. · Inventory Is Down, Way Down: January 2013 State of the Housing Market The major storyline of 2012 was that inventory drastically fell throughout the year, and as a result the median price per square foot for homes increased steadily.

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A recent survey shows that more than 70 percent of construction firms expect to add to their workforce in 2016. As the construction market heats up in many sectors, what can employers do to help keep construction workers – particularly new or inexperienced workers – safe?

Obama administration extends Making Home Affordable Program until 2015 FACT SHEET: Making Homeownership More Accessible and. – The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) has helped over 1.4 million borrowers through permanent loan modifications. combined with 2.5 million Federal Housing Administration (FHA) homeowner interventions and the 4.2 million helped through private lender programs largely modeled after the HAMP template, more than 8 million homeowners have been helped.

But he still can’t find enough qualified people. Sandlin’s struggles are not unique. The construction industry has complained about a shortage of experienced workers. In a survey by the Association.

Century 21 sweeps J.D. Power real estate awards Mel Watt nomination means ‘status quo’ for the mortgage industry FNMA Fannie Mae (QB) A Fight Over the credit score lenders Use for Your Mortgage.. which have been around for decades and are created by Fair Isaac Corp. Ditching the status quo, they say, could lead to an increase in consumers with riskier credit profiles getting mortgages and a subsequent rise in defaults.. FHFA’s Director Mel Watt said.

The whys, tactics and what comes next By Bud LaRosa The construction industry is enjoying an enormous economic recovery. Many urban centers are dotted with cranes. There are several private and public projects on the drawing board and, last year, Congress passed a $1.1-trillion budget with $1.6 billion going toward the General Services Administration’s construction account.

10 construction industry trends to watch in 2016. and companies are still struggling to find workers at all levels. said he predicts baby boomers will continue to drive the new-home.

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They feel more comfortable paying for that major home improvement. We are still feeling the effects of poor quality craftsmanship from the previous real estate boom. Over the past decade I have.

The Impact of a Skilled Labor Shortage in Construction The impact of the skilled labor shortage in construction has continued to plague the construction industry since the recession (2007-2011) where approximately 2 million construction workers were let go (more than any other industry).

Are home prices the latest evidence housing is stalling, or bubbling? A report from the Dallas Morning News in Texas. "The slowdown in Dallas-Fort Worth’s housing market may be worse than at first glance. Sales of preowned single-family homes dropped 1 percent annually in August in all of North Texas, according to the latest numbers from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University.

Home Depot HD, -0.02% , the top home improvement. t see the market reaching until 2015. “Strong headwinds of excess supply, low household formation, and competition from foreclosed properties”.

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