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On the rise: Homebuilders and developers see major spike in sales activity

On the rise: Homebuilders and developers see major spike in sales activity

The numbers tell the story of a sudden boom in business for area homebuilders and developers. And most are optimistic the growth will continue. There were 680 new single-family building permits issued in the first quarter of 2013 in El Paso County, almost 40 percent more than in the first quarter of 2012 and the… Continue Reading On the rise: Homebuilders and developers see major spike in sales activity

Home construction plunged last month and building permits also fell, the latest signs that the construction industry won’t fuel the economic recovery. Builders are scaling back now that government incentives have expired. The biggest evidence of that trend: single-family homes tumbled 17 percent, the largest monthly drop since January 1991. The struggle in the housing… Continue Reading Home construction sinks, building permits down

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