Posts Tagged ‘ LIRA ’

Consumers Are Spending More and More on Residential Remodeling

Jan 21st, 2016

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For remodelers, business will continue to be good in the ‘hood. Spending on residential remodels will continue to trend upward, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Professional remodelers from around the country agreed with the forecast, […]

Harvard Housing Studies: Home Improvement Spending Will Remain Low

Oct 16th, 2014

In line with the slow recovery of the overall housing market, the home remodeling industry is expected to continue its path of moderating growth, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA). The report, done by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, projects annual growth in […]

After a Strong Start, Remodeling Activity Should See Some Easing Later in the Year

Apr 21st, 2014

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Solid growth is expected in the home remodeling market this year but momentum should begin to moderate in the fourth quarter, according to the┬áLeading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA)┬áreleased by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) of Harvard University. Sluggishness in the housing market and specifically in home sales […]

Remodeling Activity Poised for Strong Growth

Jul 19th, 2012

With home sales picking up and contractors seeing more positive business conditions in the future, remodeling activity in the U.S. is in a position to see accelerated growth by the end of this year and into 2013, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the […]