5/19: MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY

Builder confidence index rebounds 7 points to 37 in May Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rebounded seven points to 37 in May, following the largest single monthly decline in the history of the index in April.  The HMI index gauging current sales conditions increased six points to 42, the component measuring sales expectations in the next six months jumped 10 points to 46 and the measure charting traffic of prospective buyers rose eight points to 21. https://www.nahb.org/News-and-Economics/Industry-News/Press-Releases/2020/05/Builder-Confidence-Posts-Solid-Gain-Following-Last-Months-Historic-Drop   Redfin:  Home buying demand now 5.5 percent higher…

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Add some “Beautility” to your home.

Adding baskets, artwork and unexpected decor and color to a functional space has the benefit of creating joy and encouraging long term maintenance to keep the space well organized and clean… Read More 13abc https://www.wzzm13.com/article/entertainment/television/programs/my-west-michigan/beautility-in-your-home/69-664981bf-9c92-40f7-a486-c1ddd732b8da

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Master planning: Self-contained havens and homes

Communities as large as eight square miles with as many residents expected as Ladson and Moncks Corner… Read More The Post and Courier https://www.postandcourier.com/business/master-planning-self-contained-havens-and-homes/article_63d4af98-9477-11ea-8111-9f9b56bdf9e9.html  

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