· The United States and China are locked in a tit-for-tat trade war that will boost the price of materials that go into home renovation and construction. The higher costs come as iBuyers such as Zillow, Opendoor and Offerpad are expanding into new markets with plans for fixing up and reselling homes.Many of the products iBuyers need to paint, repair and in some cases renovate kitchens and other.

Tariffs boost housing renovation costs after Zillow and others go all-in on iBuying.. There were many causes of the housing crisis, but near the top of the list (if not at the top) was the rise.

Median asking rent has reached an all-time high, rising to a record $1,006 in the first quarter of 2019, according to recent data from the U.S. Census bureau.. rental properties that were lying vacant remained low at 7% in Q1, a factor that is driving up rental prices.

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Real Estate Tariffs boost housing renovation costs after Zillow and others go all-in on ibuying costlier supplies will shrink "razor thin" margins as iBuyers move into new markets

NAHB Has a New Way to Measure Recovery New-home production and remodeling contribute billions of dollars to the nation’s economy each year and with the right policies in place housing can serve as a catalyst to boost job and economic growth, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress.

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Tammy Swift-Adams: Beyond the Planning Bill – planning for housing delivery RTPI Scotland director, Craig McLaren, looks to stimulate a discussion on where planning and planners can support social justice. The Scottish Government has launched a discussion where it is inviting people and organisations across the country to have their say on what a fairer Scotland should look like in 2030, and the steps that should be taken to make this vision a reality.

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The cost of buying a home comes with the down payment, closing costs, and other ongoing maintenance and renovation costs that may come up during the first few years of homeownership. A new study from real estate brokerage, Owners.com, found that an alarming 38% of home buyers exceeded their self-imposed budgets over the past four years.

The National Association of Home Builders said tariffs will boost housing construction and renovation costs by $2.5 billion. “In iBuying, it’s razor-thin margins anyway, so any sort of ripple in the pond has the potential to disrupt,” said Mike DelPrete, a real estate strategist who tracks the iBuying market.

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