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PulteGroup, Pulte, Fiberweb, exclusive, TYPAR Weather Protection System

PulteGroup partners with Fiberweb to use TYPAR Weather Protection Sysetm exclusively

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Fiberweb announced the signing of an exclusive multi-year contract with PulteGroup Inc., one of the top home builders in the United States.

pending home sales, NAR, January, growth, National Association of Realtors

Pending home sales hit highest point since 2010

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The National Association of Realtors reported that pending home sales reached their highest point in nearly two years in January, according to a story on HousingWire.

FHFA, Real Estate-Owned Initiative, REO, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, foreclosures

FHFA begins first transactions of REO rental program

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The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has begun the first pilot transaction of its program to turn foreclosed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac homes into rental properties, according to HousingWire.

new home sales, January 2012, NAHB, HUD, Commerce Department

New-home sales virtually flat in January

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NAHB reports that sales of newly-built, single-family homes declined by less than one percent in January from an upwardly revised number in the previous month; this brought them to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 321,000 units, according to data jointly released by HUD and the U.S. Commerce Department Feb. 24.

 

McIlwain, Urban Land Institute, Atlantic, 3 steps, housing recovery

McIlwain: 3 steps to help the housing market

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With the housing market in a lethargic recovery, John K. McIlwain of the Urban Land Institute offers three ways to help revive the market.

Meritage Homes, Orlando, president, Southeast Region, Szubinski, Vandercook

Meritage Homes appoints new Orlando division president


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Meritage Homes appointed Clint Szubinski to run its Orlando division, replacing Fred Vandercook, who was promoted to Southeast Region president earlier this month.

Morgan Stanley, REO rental, job creation, construction, real estate

Morgan Stanley says REO rental program could create nearly 2 million jobs

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New research from Morgan Stanley suggests the federal government’s program to turn foreclosed properties into rental opportunities could have a significant positive impact on job creation.

Avatar Holdings, AV Homes, rebranding, active adult

Avatar Holdings rebrands as AV Homes

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Home builder and developer Avatar Holdings unveiled a new identity this week, rebranding itself as AV Homes Inc.

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Standard Pacific Homes’ CEO resigns

News

Standard Pacific Homes' CEO Ken Campbell has announced that he is resigning his job and his board of directors position effective January, saying that a former chief of the firm's Orange County division will be his successor.

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SUMMER 2018

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

The Dorrance collection of bath accessories includes a wall-mounted faucet, tub fillers, and bidet and shower sets

Features

Custom home builders share how managing client expectations can eliminate drama and create a better customer experience

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