As communities in Florida grapple with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, a significant concern is emerging on the horizon—one that could impede the recovery process in the coming years. Unlike previous hurricanes that struck the region, the scale of destruction caused by Ian has exposed a critical shortage in contractor capacity, posing a potential obstacle […]

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Here’s a trick you can use to find a house for sale that would be a good deal. It’s not that they’re not houses for sale right now, there’s a lot more inventory available than there was even a year year and a half ago, but a lot of these houses are still priced pretty […]

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If you’re on the quest to become a homeowner, you might be facing challenges that are lurking beneath the surface, and they’re not as obvious as you might think. In this article, we delve into the hidden hurdles outlined in a recent Insider piece, exploring the four reasons why securing your dream home is proving […]

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In the vast landscape of real estate, a peculiar trend has captured the attention of both homeowners and builders alike. Despite ominous reports of a housing market decline, crashing values, or a looming crisis, one question persists: Why are home prices continuing to climb? This enigma is coupled with another puzzling phenomenon – the decline […]

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If you’re part of the construction industry, you’ve likely felt the ripples of the recent plunge in lumber prices. The Wall Street Journal reports that lumber prices have cascaded to their lowest levels in over two years, now standing at $410 per thousand board feet—a significant drop from their pandemic-fueled peak above $1,600. In this […]

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The sentiment in the home building industry is at all-time lows. Builders are very skeptical and really scared to build any kind of spec homes and even get involved with constructing new homes for clients. What’s the reason? Well, they say we’re in a housing recession, and certainly, the volume of home purchases is plummeting. […]

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The prevailing sentiment in the home building industry paints a picture of skepticism and fear. Builders, grappling with an all-time low in confidence, are hesitant to embark on constructing new homes, let alone venturing into the realm of speculative homebuilding. The reasons behind this cautionary approach are manifold, with industry experts pointing to a housing […]

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In the face of a housing market decline, inflation, and what many consider a housing crisis, the home building industry finds itself grappling with persistent challenges in pricing new homes. Builders are encountering difficulties in constructing homes at prices acceptable to the marketplace, and it’s not merely due to attempts to mark up costs. The […]

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Embarking on a home improvement project is an exciting endeavor, but it often comes with a maze of regulations and paperwork. One of the most common questions we receive from property owners is about the process of filing for a building permit. Whether you’re planning substantial remodeling, additions, or even smaller projects like fences and […]

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The landscape of the construction industry is ever-changing, influenced by a myriad of factors ranging from economic trends to market demands. One such factor that builders continually monitor is the price of lumber. While lumber prices have experienced fluctuations, they remain a critical element in shaping the feasibility of construction projects. In this blog post, […]

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