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Texas Developer Joins Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Board

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) announced the election of G. Granger MacDonald to FHLB Dallas’ Board of Directors (Board). Mr. MacDonald was elected by the Board to fill an independent director seat that was vacated in April. He will serve out the remainder of the term for that seat, which expires December 31, 2017.

Texas Remodeler Dan Bawden Installed as 2017 NAHB Remodelers Chair

Remodeler Dan Bawden, CAPS, GMB, CGR, CGP, of Houston, was installed as the 2017 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers on Jan. 10 during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla. As chairman of NAHB Remodelers, Bawden represents the more than 53,000 members of NAHB who are involved in the remodeling industry

Florida Master Suite Lands Room of the Year Honors in National Design Competition

“Fifty Shades of Gray,” the master suite in a Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., single-family home, has been selected as the Room of the Year in the 2016 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

Texas Builder Named 2016 NAHB Custom Home Builder of the Year

Luis Jauregui, owner of Jauregui Inc. in Austin, Texas, has been honored as the Custom Home Builder of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Custom Home Builders Committee. Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, the award was presented at a luncheon today in Orlando, Fla. at the NAHB International Builders’ Show

Builders Urge Caution as Congress Reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program

Extreme flood insurance rate hikes and inaccurate floodplain maps drive up the cost of homeownership and threaten small businesses, the nation’s home builders told Congress today

STATE, FEDERAL LEADERS TO ACCELERATE DELTA HABITAT RESTORATION, PROCEED WITH WATER INFRASTRUCTURE FIX

After months of public comment and exhaustive review, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined top federal officials to unveil plans that accelerate restoration of the Delta's ecosystem and fix the state's aging water infrastructure.

Maryland Remodeler Named NAHB Remodeler of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers named Tim Ellis, CAPS, CGR, MCGP, president of T.W. Ellis LLC in Bel Air, Md., the 2014 NAHB Remodeler of the Year in recognition of h...

American Craftsman in Southern California Named Home of the Year in National Design Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- A house in San Diego has been selected as Home of the Year in the 2013 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Florida Builder Named NAHB Custom Builder of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Phil Kean, president of Phil Kean Design Group in Winter Park, Fla., has been honored as the Custom Builder of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

NAHB to Honor Designee of the Year Award Winners at 2014 International Builders’ Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will honor 11 housing professionals for their outstanding service in elevating the image of NAHB educational designations. The 2013 Designee of t...

Builder Confidence Holds Steady in January

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes was unchanged in January, remaining at a level of 47 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market...

ANSI Approves Next Generation of the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In 2007, NAHB and the ICC partnered to establish a nationally-recognizable standard definition of green building. The resulting ICC 700 National Green Building Standard is the first and only res...

Statement from NAHB Chairman Barry Rutenberg on Qualified Mortgage Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Barry Rutenberg, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Gainesville, Fla., today issued the following statement regarding the Consumer Financial Pro...

Eileen O’Grady Ramage Named Chief Financial Officer of NAHB

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 08, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced today that Eileen O’Grady Ramage has been named as its new chief financial officer. A certified public accountant, Ramage has 10 year...

Home Builders, Utilities Hail Reconsideration of EPA Stormwater Discharge Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 08, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In a victory for the environment, affordable housing and the nation’s energy infrastructure, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Utility Water Act Group (UWAG) and Wisconsin Buil...

List of Improving Housing Markets Expands to 242 in January

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 08, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the latest sign of a burgeoning recovery in U.S. housing markets, the number of metropolitan areas on the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) ro...

New-Home Sales Rise in November

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sales of new single-family homes increased 4.4 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 377,000 units, according to figures released today by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. ...

Housing Remains on Growth Track for 2013, but Challenges Remain

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Upward trends in recent months among a number of housing indicators point to a slow and steady growth in the nation’s housing market in 2013, but several challenges remain, according to the l...

Housing Starts Slip, Permits Rise In November

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following an above-trend rate of production in October, nationwide housing starts slipped 3.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 861,000 units in November, according to newly relea...

Builder Confidence Continues Improving in December

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for an eighth consecutive month in December to a level of 47 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo ...

NAHB Pleased with 90-Day Delay but Still Advocates for a More Practical Fall Protection...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) applauds the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration for listening to the industry’s plea to consider the negative implications ...

Apartment and Condominium Market Remains Steady in Third Quarter

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today, remained steady with an index level of 52. It is the third straight quarter with a rea...

NAHB Announces Best of 50+ Housing Awards Finalists

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for NAHB’s 2013 Best of 50+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 50+ housing indust...

Number of Improving Housing Markets Surges to 201 in December

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The number of housing markets considered “improving” according to parameters established by the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) surged by 7...

NAHB to Discuss How Recent Election Results will Impact the Housing Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- President Obama has the White House for another four years, while Republicans still control the House and Democrats still control the Senate. How they work together to address big concerns – t...

Pace of New-Home Sales Virtually Unchanged in October

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October held virtually unchanged from a downwardly revised pace in the previous month, at a seasonally adjusted, annual rate of 368,000 units, accor...

Housing Starts Up 3.6 Percent in October

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nationwide housing production rose 3.6 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 894,000 units, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. This is the highest pace of new-home ...

Builder Confidence Rises Five Points in November

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 19, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes posted a solid, five-point gain to 46 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Mar...

Statement from NAHB Chairman on the Actuarial Review of the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Barry Rutenberg, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Gainesville, Fla., today issued the following statement on the latest actuarial review of t...

Nationwide Housing Affordability Improves in Third Quarter

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lower interest rates helped make homes more affordable to median-income families even as house prices continued to inch up in metro areas across the country in the third quarter, according to t...

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