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Homebuilders Struggle To Find Qualified Workers

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

-- U.S. builders and the subcontractors they depend on are struggling to hire fast enough to meet rising demand for new homes. Builders would be sta...

Small Builder Finds a Lucrative Niche in D.C. Real Estate

Melissa Terzis | Posted 05.21.2012 | DC
Melissa Terzis

A bottleneck of vehicles crowds a builder sales office on opening day. There are over 30 names a week added to a waiting list for a seven-lot subdivis...

Dave Jamieson

Life-Saving Regulation Languishes As Campaign Money Flows

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal rule meant to protect the lungs of workers has been caught in bureaucratic purgatory for more than a year now, frustrating pub...

Homebuilders Look Cheap, Gold Looks Expensive

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

Complacency is returning to markets. Risk aversion is evaporating. Recovery is in the air. Even the animal spirits are returning, with M&A activity re...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Dan Wallrath, Who Builds Free Homes For Vets In Need

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day on HuffPost, we're highlighting one 'Greatest Person'- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political cri...

Homebuilders Are Losing Confidence In The Recovery, New Projects Scaled Back

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Homebuilders are feeling increasingly pessimistic about their industry, more evidence that the economic recovery is slowing. The N...

Justin Beiber Used To Save Las Vegas Real Estate

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What better way to inspire confidence in the housing market than a free Justin Bieber concert? KB Home, one of the nation's largest homebuilders...

Bailed Out Homebuilders Collected Fat Paychecks - While Their Companies Tanked

Reuters | Helen Chernikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Horton sold just 16,703 homes in 2009. Since the depths of the downturn in 2007, the company has lost more than $3.9 billion and laid off 53 percent o...

Habitat For Humanity Among Top U.S. Homebuilders

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the housing and financial crisis struck several years ago, the large publicly traded builders, including D.R. Horton Inc. and KB Home, pulled back....

Gretchen Morgenson: Lobbyists Win Again In Securing Tax Break For Home Builders

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The New York Times's Gretchen Morgenson points out that lobbyists have won another victory that will lead to billions in taxpayer dollars being handed...

Homebuilders' Confidence In Housing Recovery Hits All-Time Low

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Homebuilders' confidence in a near-term housing recovery sank to a new all-time low this month, reflecting growing worries over th...