Fuelled by a demand in rentals, apartment construction skyrocketed 23 percent in December while single-family homebuilding, which makes up two-thirds of the market, increased around 8 percent. That’s a sign that a recovering economy is creating better employment conditions and reinvigorating consumer confidence, allowing consumers to
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Historic low mortgage rates and the Federal Reserve’s “Operation Twist” triggered a rise in demand for new homes, home prices and existing home sales. But, the construction industry’s struggle with job creation continues to add speed bumps to a faster housing market recovery, says a report by mortgage giant Freddie Mac.
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Father’s Day is right around the corner, and I have been pondering what to do for my dear ole’ dad. Ever since I was a little girl, my dad has loved working in the yard and building things. His eyes would light up whenever I asked to join him so he could teach me something new. These memories got me to thinking that I could help my dad with a project as my gift to him for Father’s Day.
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