Home builders

Lumber and steel costs push up the price for builders and homebuyers – InForum

FARGO – Those looking to build their dream home in the Fargo-Moorhead area have seen costs rise dramatically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kim Hochhalter, vice president of Building Concepts and president of the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead, said it’s not uncommon for home builders to experience a five-figure increase in the […]

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Budget 2021: House raises customs revenue target to 1.6 billion naira

Udora Orizu Yesterday, the House of Representatives Customs and Excise Committee raised the revenue target for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in FY2021 from N1.465 trillion to N1679 Trillion naira. The committee made the increase when NCS Comptroller General Hameed Ali appeared in the defense of the 2021 budget proposals and the execution of the […]

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Home builders and renovators face shock from stickers during pandemic

LONDON, ONT. – As we move into spring and summer, with many of us not venturing too far from home, some are looking to do home renovations. But those who do might be shocked by the stickers. Homeowners are finding out what contractors have faced over the past year – the cost of building materials […]

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UK homebuilders rally behind announcement of new 5% down payment program

Shares of major UK home builders surged on Monday following reports the UK government will once again try to boost homeownership for those struggling to access the housing ladder. Leading manufacturers, including Persimmon PSN, + 0.24%, Barratt Developments BDEV, + 0.09%, Taylor Wimpey TW, + 0.37%, Bellway BWY, + 0.03%, Crest Nicholson CRST, and Vistry […]