Posts Tagged ‘ new single-family homes ’

Will Higher Home Prices Slow the Pace for Doors and Windows?

Feb 14th, 2024

In the third quarter of 2023, rising mortgage rates, elevated construction costs and a limited inventory of homes pushed housing affordability to its lowest level in more than a decade. Meanwhile, new fourth-quarter statistics show little improvement. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) released last week, just […]

At IBS, Exhibitors Pivot to Custom and High-End Products

Feb 2nd, 2023

While the market for new single-family homes remains tepid, that didn’t affect the mood at this year’s International Builders Show (IBS). With steady crowds persisting throughout the event, it was all smiles in the booths of door and window manufacturers. With shoulder-to-shoulder traffic, “We had to walk outside of the booth in order to make […]