Mary Salmonsen is a former associate editor for Zonda and a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Despite this year’s challenges, new offerings are in play across all building product types.
Housing appears to be in a V-shaped recovery, though full stability is unlikely until the disease is contained.
The Meyers Research New Home Pending Sales Index rose to 101.6, up from 87.1 in April.
The current value of the kitchen and bath industry is estimated at $130.8 billion.
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s Builder Applications Survey shows a 26% jump in purchase applications from April.