In January, 55.6 percent of respondents indicate they believe their company will increase spending on business development activities during the next six months, an increase from 30.3 percent in December.
Double-digit gains in annual home improvement spending projected for the first half of the year should moderate some to just under 10 percent by the third quarter.
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Let’s start the year off with some good news. If the remodeling industry continues at the pace recorded at the end of last year, remodelers will experience a fourth consecutive year of increased spending in 2014.
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Slight decrease signals traditional slowdown into winter.
Remodelers continue growth year over year.
This new index replaces the Improving Markets Index and will shift the focus from identifying markets that have recently begun to recover to those that are now approaching and exceeding their former normal levels of economic progress.
While the LIRA continues to project annual improvement spending increasing at a double-digit pace in the near term, a slowdown of this growth can be expected by the middle of 2014.
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“In the near term, homeowner spending on improvements is expected to see its strongest growth since the height of the housing boom,” says Kermit Baker, director of the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center.
Professional Remodeler is looking for firms that thrived in 2013.
Financing has changed so much over the last few years. The more information you can offer your client about financing, even while a project may be still in design, the more successful you will be seeing the project though to completion.
RMI future market results are promising. Not only do remodelers have projects booked for the next few months, but they also have more work coming in the door.