BHMA Certified Secure Home™ Program The First to Certify Locks and Deadbolts for Security, Durability and Finish Performance

(NEW YORK) – Residential contractors can now assist homeowners and renters in evaluating the safety and security of their homes with the new BHMA Certified Secure Home™ program. The first step to a secure home is having a sturdy lock on the front door; the BHMA Certified Secure Home program is the first of its kind to make it easy for insurance industry professionals – as well as homeowners and building professionals – to identify locks and deadbolts that have been rigorously tested and certified to the highest hardware performance…

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Breaking new ground: The New Home Company

The company, which is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Ca, relies heavily on focus groups and market research to understand buyer preferences specific to each new community. Read More Building Design and Construction https://www.bdcnetwork.com/breaking-new-ground-new-home-company

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10/11: MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY

Producer Price Index rose 0.2 percent in September and 2.6 percent  year-on-year The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 0.2 percent in  September and 2.6 percent year-on-year. The index for final demand less foods, energy, and trade services moved up 0.4 percent in  September and 2.9 percent year-on-year. the largest rise since a  0.5-percent increase in January. READ MORE   Mortgage applications fell 1.7 percent, rates rise to 5.05 percent The Market Composite Index fell 1.7 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis  from one week earlier, with purchase loans…

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