Home Builder

Austin homebuilding at record pace despite slightly declining market

Home construction continues at a record pace in central Texas, the latest figures show, and industry experts say housing demand in the Austin area is expected to remain strong for the remainder of the year. However, they say the market could see the pace of sales and price increases slow …

Read More »

Taylor Wimpey profits from property boom, reaching £ 2.2bn in revenue

Taylor Wimpey is capitalizing on the property boom, building 7.3,000 homes in six months and reaching £ 2.2bn in revenues By Tom Witherow Financial Correspondent for the Daily Mail Posted: 5:10 p.m. EDT, August 4, 2021 | Updated: 5:11 p.m. EDT, August 4, 2021 One of Britain’s biggest home builders …

Read More »

The builder of Damariscotta builds a “Parade House” in Waldoboro

A crane installs the roof of an innovative house in Waldoboro on June 5. The house is designed and built by CJ Turner, of Alpine Contracting Services LLC, based in Damariscotta. (photo by Bisi Cameron Yee) Damariscotta entrepreneur CJ Turner opened a parade house in November 2020. He calls the …

Read More »

McKelvey Homes new Sommerlin community is now open! | Builder

Photo provided by McKelvey Homes Prospective buyers now have the chance to get their first glimpse of Sommerlin, McKelvey’s highly anticipated new community, located on 25 acres near the intersection of HWY DD and Sommers Road, in O’Fallon, Missouri. Community development is underway. Pre-sales have started on-site with the sales …

Read More »

US mortgage applications drop last week as rates rise steadily -MBA

FILE PHOTO: A “For Sale” sign is displayed outside a residential house in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States, May 14, 2021. REUTERS / Karen Ducey / File Photo (Reuters) – The number of mortgage applications in the United States fell last week, due to a decline …

Read More »

Colony Bankcorp, Inc. Creates Colony Insurance | Business

FITZGERALD, Georgia – (BUSINESS WIRE) – July 20, 2021– Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBAN) (“Colony” or the “Company”), the banking holding company of Colony Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that it has agreed to acquire The Barnes Agency, a consumer appointed by Allstate P&C insurance agency in Macon, GA. The …

Read More »

100 years ago: Chenoa’s oldest resident builder dies | Briefs

100 years ago July 20, 1921: Notable losses today include Franklin Ohmit, 89, the oldest of Chenoa residents. He was a carpenter by trade, but quit his job as a farm laborer to build most of the houses that are in Chenoa today. When it arrived in 1856, Chenoa was …

Read More »

COVID construction shutdown is hurting construction projects large and small, as well as the economy

A sudden ban on most construction, renovation and repair work in Greater Sydney has left projects large and small in disarray and is expected to double to cost Sydney’s foreclosure. Key points: Most building and trades work is prohibited, with the exception of urgent repairs Gray areas around “urgent” work …

Read More »

‘Perfect Storm’: Twin Falls Real Estate Market More Competitive Than Ever | Local

Construction industry During the Great Recession, the construction trades in south-central Idaho were hit hard. During this time, workers left the construction industry and in some cases never returned, Rothweiler said. “Their production is not able to meet demand,” he said. Support local journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. …

Read More »

Shortages of building materials leave new homes unfinished and businesses in crisis | UK News

Shortages of building materials are causing delays in construction work and putting companies under pressure, an industry expert told Sky News. Brian Berry, chief executive of the Federation of Master Builders, said the lack of supplies was “having a big impact” on the industry. “Particularly the small builders, they are …

Read More »