Millennials are the largest generation in history, and they’re now buying houses. Stats show that one in three homebuyers is now a millennial, but they are about to make that figure increase dramatically over the next decade. Home staging to attract the millennial buyer is a little different. To appeal to most millennials, you might […]
The ideal flooring for your kitchen will be waterproof or exceptionally water-resistant, durable and fit in your budget. Then you have to consider other factors that are important to you. Is comfort for your feet a high priority? What about maintenance? Here are four of the best materials for kitchen flooring on the market today. […]
August 20th, Marco Island City Council extended the building permit fee waiver out again. This is the second extension. The fee waiver is now extended until March 10th, 2019. In order to get the fee waiver, you have to submit the permit exemption affidavit with your permit application. You can find the permit exemption affidavit […]
Are you planning a new project and curious about how to get a building permit from the City of Marco Island? The city has a convenient page that includes all forms and applications needed for the building process. Every permit is linked on this page an available online. Plus, each permit applications includes important […]
Case-Shiller’s National Home Price Index indicated slower home price growth in April. Year-over-year, home prices rose 5.50 percent in April as compared to 5.60 percent in March. Year-over-year readings are calculated on a seasonally-adjusted annual basis.
According to the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index for March, builder confidence in market conditions reached its highest level in 12 years and was six points higher than February’s index reading of 65.
According to the National Association of Home Builders, August home builder sentiment met analyst expectations and rose by two points to a reading of 60; July’s reading was revised downward to 58. Two out of three components used in calculating the Home Builder Index were higher. Builder sentiment concerning current housing conditions rose two points to 65. Builders were also more confident about housing market conditions within the next six months; August’s reading was one point higher at 56. Builders were less confident about buyer traffic in new housing developments. August’s reading slipped one point to 44.