Consumer Trend Watch: Wallpaper

Believe it or not, wallpaper is back, and it is making an appearance in a new, bold and trendsetting way. Don’t be surprised if your clients express an interest in wallpaper.  Wallpaper has been buzzing on the consumer’s home décor … Continue reading

Industry Insight: Popular Predictions for 2017

From expected color trends to real estate markets, here is a look at some of the latest industry predictions that are abuzz for 2017. The buzz has begun – you know the one that begins before every new year.  From … Continue reading

Drone Use for Home Builders

Aerial photos are a great way to showcase your latest project, but if you are going to use drones, be aware of the potential liability. Drone use is becoming increasingly more popular, and according to the FAA, the number of … Continue reading

HBW Report: Third Quarter Highs in Atlanta and Florida

There are some highs in the Southeast, and we’re not talking about the weather. The HBW database is flooded with rich information on new residential construction in Florida and the Metro Atlanta areas.  In comparison to 2014, new residential permits … Continue reading

Texas New Residential Construction – 3rd Quarter Report

The latest HBW Building Activity Trend stats are in, and new residential construction is growing in parts of Texas. With the third quarter closing last month, we took a peek at the latest HBW permit activity for new residential construction.  In … Continue reading

HBW Report: Things Are Looking Bigger in Texas

According to the latest HBW Building Activity Trend Report, new residential construction is on an upswing in Texas.   If you are receiving HBW reports, you have probably noticed an uptick in the residential construction market in various parts of … Continue reading

HBW Report (Florida + Atlanta): New Residential Construction Heats Up in the South

For those of us living in the South, we know that the temperatures have been at a high this summer.  For those of you who are receiving HBW’s Construction Data Reports, you are already aware of the highs that Florida … Continue reading