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The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders strives to protect the American Dream in Central Alabama for housing opportunities for all, while working to promote professional success for its members who build, remodel, and maintain communities, create jobs and improve our local economy.

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Meet the 2022 Top 40 Under 40 by Biz Journal

By Stephanie Rebman – Editor-in-Chief, Birmingham Business Journal Nov 1, 2022

The Birmingham Business Journal has unveiled its 2022 Top 40 Under 40 honorees in what is one of the most coveted honors for young professionals in the metro area.

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NAHB Members Recognized as ‘40 Under 40’ Rising Stars by Industry’s Top Media

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA -- Pro Builder and Pro Remodeler magazines recently released their respective Class of 2022 "40 Under 40" lists, spotlighting top young professionals across the home building and remodeling sectors.

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Eye On Housing

Further Downshift for the Fed

Feb 01st 2023 : Further downshifting its pace of tightening of monetary policy the Federal Reserve s monetary policy committee raised the federal funds target rate by basis points increasing that target to an upper bound of This marked a smaller increase after four previous basis point hikes and a decelerated basis point increase last December While not the end of ...
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Uptick for Construction Job Openings in December

Feb 01st 2023 : The count of open unfilled jobs for the overall economy increased in December rising to million the highest level since July This was a surprise rise as noted by many analysts particularly given a growing chorus of corporate hiring freezes and job cuts For now the December data appears to be more noise than signal although certainly that conclusion ...
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December Private Residential Spending Dips

Feb 01st 2023 : Private residential construction spending declined in December as spending on single-family construction dropped amid higher mortgage rates Private residential construction spending fell for the seventh consecutive month standing at an annual pace of billion However this total remains higher compared to a year ago The monthly decline is largely attributed to lower spending on single-family ...
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Unaffordable Prices Are Back on Top as Most Common Reason Buyers Can’t Make Purchase

Feb 01st 2023 : An earlier post revealed that of buyers who were actively engaged in the process of finding a home in the fourth quarter of have spent months searching for a home without success The inability to find an affordable home is the most common reason buyers looking for months can t make a purchase In second place ...
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Fourth Quarter of 2022 Homeownership Rate at 65.9%

Jan 31st 2023 : The Census Bureau s Housing Vacancy Survey CPS HVS reported the U S homeownership rate at in the last quarter of which is statistically unchanged from the fourth quarter reading It is percentage points higher than the rate in the fourth quarter of The national rental vacancy rate dipped slightly to and the homeowner vacancy rate inched ...
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Fewer Prospective Buyers Are Fully Engaged in Purchase Process

Jan 31st 2023 : Dwindling housing affordability in the fourth quarter of caused the share of prospective home buyers who are actively engaged in the purchase process i e who have moved beyond just the planning phase to drop to down from a quarter earlier The share of prospective buyers fully engaged in the buying process declined in every region between the ...
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