Industry Data & Research

Florida Home Improvement Associates chooses Texas remodeler Statewide Remodeling to start its national expansion

Even in this age of electronic commerce, paper transactions still dominate the U.S. payments system.

Fannie Mac economists expect the portion of refinancings leading to higher loan amounts in 2001 to fall as refinancing volume increases.

How should the average remodeler react to the turn in the new economy? This column provides some thoughts about how to react to the changing demands of the new economy.

As the buzz about the growing boomer market and its impact on the remodeling industry intensifies, it’s important to understand the factors that drive the habits and activities of this crucial market segment.

According to the revised Census Bureau C-50 figures, remodeling expenditures totaled $142.9 billion in 1999, nearly 20 percent more than the $120 billion that had been estimated by the NAHB using earlier census data.

n late July, the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed what many remodelers had already suspected—that the remodeling market is much larger than previous statistical research suggested.

The U.S. Census Bureau has made substantial upward revisions dating back to 1984 to its C-50 data series, Expenditures for Improvements and Repairs of Residential Properties.

This month, we talk taxes with Mark Brick, president, B & E General Contractors Inc., Milwaukee, Wis.

Rosie Romero runs one of the most profitable and recognizable remodeling firms in Arizona, but last year a drop-off in sales revenue threatened the company's long-term plans for growth

A few weeks ago, we were lamenting the fact that accurate, reliable numbers for the remodeling industry are nonexistent.

Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies attempts to put some numbers on the remodeling industry

According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, homeowners spent $92.4 billion remodeling their homes during the past 12 months.

It’s not always going to be a slam dunk to close a home remodeling job, particularly in situations where a contractor quotes the cost of a home improvement project that’s a little too steep for a homeowner’s wallet.

Dan Bawden offers tips for remodelers wanting to get their last payments on time from clients.

One remodeler gives tips on creating and using efficient payment draw schedules.

Online tools offer advice for remodelers.

Stylemark has expanded its manufacturing operations.

This sidebar notes the growth of gas fireplace sales in the past 8 years.

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