Single-Family Home Size Continues to Trend Higher

COVID-19 has impacted the way many home owners utilize their space. With more time spent at home, there is an increased preference among home owners to have more space to accommodate a range of activities from teleworking to managing hybrid … Continued

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2022

Congratulations, you’ve decided to buy a home this year. Homeownership has many rewards including building up equity and having a place to call your own. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a trade-up buyer, the sooner you start preparing, the … Continued

By the Numbers: An overview of Housing Supply, Employment and Housing Prices for 2018

Interested in a deeper dive on what’s to come? Don’t miss the AHBA’s Annual Meeting welcoming Keynote Speaker, Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington, NAHB’s Assistant Vice President for Forecasting and Analysis. RSVP today to hold your spot. On a year-to-date basis, total permits over … Continued

State of Our Workforce: Western North Carolina

AHBA Members and building industry business leaders are encouraged to take part in this collaborative survey addressing current and future workforce needs. The quality of our current and future workforce is increasingly seen as the most important factor in our … Continued

By the Numbers: August Housing Economic Update

Asheville, NC added 1,800 jobs over the past year. Since reaching a low of 161.80 thousand in February 2010, total non-farm payroll employment, 187.50 thousand, is currently 5.2% above its pre-recession peak level of 178.20 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate is currently … Continued