Tag Archives: new construction

Builder Confidence Holds Firm in April

All three components posted losses in April By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (April 18, 2017) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS – Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained solid in April, falling three points to a level of 68 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) after an […]

Builders Scramble for Lots – Worst Building Lot Shortage On Record

Lot availability hit a record low according to new data from the National Association of Home Builders By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (June 2, 2016) – Lot availability hit a record low according to new data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Sixty-four percent of builders responding to specific questions in the May NAHB/Wells Fargo […]

Oregon Homebuyer Protection Act – Protection From Construction Liens

The Homebuyer Protection Act protects residential property buyers against construction liens By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (October 29, 2015) – Oregon’s Homebuyer Protection Act, or HPA, applies to a new single family residence or a single family residence where the sales price is $50,000 or more for original construction or the contract price is $50,000 or more […]