FHB_Building_News, contributor | December 19th, 2008
Although it is best known as the guardian of the nation’s food supply, the USDA insured $7 billion in home loans during the 2008 fiscal year. The advantages of the USDA program are not lost on homebuilders. . .
FHB_Building_News, contributor | December 17th, 2008
Even if they haven’t hit bottom, housing prices in some parts of the country have dropped to the point where they are routinely described as “affordable.” What’s significant about that is the description isn’t an exaggeration.
FHB_Building_News, contributor | December 15th, 2008
Loan modification programs and laws designed to delay the foreclosure process have helped lower the foreclosure rate. The problem is, the number of loan defaults and foreclosure auctions is predicted to increase next year, right along with unemployment.
FHB_Building_News, contributor | December 12th, 2008
Fix Housing First, NAHB's coalition of housing advocates, has been at the forefront in calling for the government to implement housing stimulus measures that can be applied broadly and, if the coalition is correct, yield positive results relatively quickly.
FHB_Building_News, contributor | December 11th, 2008
The recession has hit not only homebuilders but also their primary advocates, including the National Association of Home Builders, which on Tuesday announced job and budget cuts intended to save the association $11.5 million in 2009.
You’re never too old to start thinking green or to get into the habit of recycling paper, metal, plastic, and glass, but it seems that one of the most efficient ways to instill such good habits is to start while you’re young.