Buyers thinking new build? 10 facts they should know first

As the adage goes, buyers don’t know what they don’t know. Welcome to construction 101. Here are 10 next-level truths you should tell any buyer clients who are thinking about building new.

New $97M venture fund to focus on construction technology

Brick and Mortar Ventures, a firm that thinks of itself as the “Fifth Wall of construction,” announced Tuesday that it now has nearly $100 million to pour into high tech startups.

Matterport hires ex-Google exec Jay Remley to serve as CRO

In addition to working in tech, Jay Remley has years of experience as a real estate investor.

Offerpad hires Zillow vet, promises cash offers within 1 hour

Offerpad, the Arizona-based online fast homebuying and reselling company, announced Wednesday that it has hired Bryan LaFranchi to lead its program in which homesellers can get all cash for their old properties and put the money toward the purchase of a newly-built home. 

Builder confidence rises due to demand and limited supply: NAHB

Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May, according to the latest data from the National Association of Home Builders. 

Builder confidence rises due to demand and limited supply: NAHB

Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May, according to the latest data from the National Association of Home Builders. 

Construction jobs gap is holding back housing starts: NAR study

Construction jobs remain below pre-recession levels — and the employment gap is dragging down housing starts, according to a new study from the National Association of Realtors.

Housing starts drop in February

Housing starts dropped 8.7 percent from January to February, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Housing starts drop in February

Housing starts dropped 8.7 percent from January to February, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Skyrocketing construction costs make housing more expensive

A new study shows that affordability problems are made worse by the skyrocketing costs of labor needed to actually build more housing.