National Association of Home Builders

Dallas City Center Changes Brand To Paragon Realtors

By April Towery / November 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dallas City Center Realtors changes its name and brand, housing affordability is at a three-year high, W Dallas Hotel draws a buyer, and Coldwell Banker introduces RealSure programs in Dallas, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Dallas City Center Changes Brand To Paragon Realtors Dallas City Center Realtors announced last week a […]

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Executive Officer Phil Crone And Dallas Builders Association Win Big at NAHB Conference

By Candy's Dirt / August 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports It’s been a pretty big year for Phil Crone, the executive officer of the Dallas Builders Association, and getting recognized by your industry has to be the icing on the cake for him. The Dallas Builders Association relaunched their Parade of Homes, hosted a City Council debate, and worked to get more […]

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Housing Industry Braces For More Tariffs Amid Affordability Crisis

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / May 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Phil Crone Executive Officer Dallas Builders Association In the midst of a nationwide, 10-year low in affordability, the housing industry is bracing for additional tariffs. From tile to countertops, laminates, lighting, and furnishing, about 450 products commonly found in new homes and remodeling projects are seeing tariffs rise from 10 percent to 25 percent […]

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Outdoor Living Out? Laundry Rooms, Big Closets In? NAHB Shouldn’t Mess With Texas

By Candy Evans / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

I’m a wee skeptical of The National Association of Home Builders 2018 survey of “thousands of U.S. homebuyers” for must-haves. I have no doubt these things were tops on consumer’s wish list, and were accurately reported. I just think housing preferences are more regional. And this list is too national.  These are features buyers ranked […]

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Housing Affordability: Escalation of Tariff Conflict Exacerbates Construction Costs

By Joanna England / September 24, 2018 / 1 Comment

From Staff Reports With lumber tariffs already adding more than $6,000 to the price of every new home in Dallas, President Trump’s decision this month to escalate the trade conflict with China has builders bracing for more challenges to housing affordability. This decision could wind up imposing a $2.5 billion tax increase on residential construction, […]

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Texas “Losing Its Competitive Housing Advantage,” Experts Say

By Bethany Erickson / March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
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After the housing market bubble burst, what markets recovered the fastest? What does that mean for affordable housing? What policy changes would best impact the need for affordable housing? Experts weighed in at a recent conference on affordable housing in Texas, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

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