The Typical American Subdivision

Data collected during a 2014 survey allow NAHB to produce, for the first time, summary statistics that describe the typical residential subdivision being built in the United States.  The results were recently published as a Special Study in HousingEconomics.com. For subdivisions of single-family detached homes, the summary statistics are as follows: Median size: 22 acres. Median number of housing…

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The Essential Subcontractor

Subcontractors are an often over looked but essential part of the home building industry. Many outside the industry do not understand how large a part subcontractors have in the construction of a home. Home builders, as well as remodelers, typically subcontract a large portion of their construction work out to trade contractors who can more…

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