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Heating Costs Expected To Tick up This Winter

Heating Costs Expected To Tick up This Winter The prognosticators of weather say the U.S. will have a colder-than-average winter.  Combine that with recent domestic energy policy changes that have contributed to higher energy prices (not to mention recent world events) and you have a recipe for higher heating costs this winter.  Today’s chart from

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Construction Delays in the Apartment Industry Ongoing as Costs Rise

Construction Delays in the Apartment Industry Ongoing as Costs Rise The National Multifamily Housing Council says 97% of apartment developers report experiencing construction delays.  Breaking that down, they say that of those experiencing overall delays, 83% reported delays in permitting and 93% reported delays in starts.  In addition, they found that 87.5% of developers avoid

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Rising Building Material & Freight Prices Push Construction Costs Higher

Rising Building Material & Freight Prices Push Construction Costs Higher The NAHB’s Eye on Housing says the prices of goods used in residential construction increased 19.4%, year-over-year.  Citing data from the Producer Price Index they point out that building materials (i.e., goods inputs to residential construction, less energy) prices have increased 5.4%, year-to-date, and are

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