Why Aren’t There More Housing Starts?

Why Aren’t There More Housing Starts?

It is basic Economics 101 stuff. When the housing market gets tight, when there are not enough existing homes on the market to meet the demand of buyers, new construction takes off. For the past few years, and especially since the pandemic began, the housing market...
Call for New Homes North Continues

Call for New Homes North Continues

Throughout 2021, communities in the northern sector of Pittsburgh and beyond enjoyed growing popularity with many of its townships garnering accolades such as “2021 Best Suburbs to Live in the Pittsburgh Area”, a report prepared by Niche.com.  It would appear that...
Low Maintenance Housing

Low Maintenance Housing

Low maintenance living is increasingly popular today in many markets, including, and perhaps especially, in Western Pennsylvania, in part due to the increased presence of an older demographic. In response to a growing demand among the empty nester and retiree set,...
The Residential Supply Chain Improves (Slightly)

The Residential Supply Chain Improves (Slightly)

When the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading widely in spring 2020, there were many dark predictions about the impact on the economy. Even after the initial lockdowns were lifted and Congress passed the CARES Act to assist consumers and businesses, there were few...
Kitchen and Bathroom Trends

Kitchen and Bathroom Trends

From time spent together cooking, eating, doing homework, or just hanging out and talking, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in a house: it is where the heart of the home beats the strongest. This was especially true during the height of the pandemic and...