The U.S. Census Bureau reported back in
May 2014 that roughly 75 million Americans own the homes they live in. The Census predicted that those
numbers should go up in 2015 and that sales of previously-owned homes hit a
one-year peak in September. Why are more people buying houses?
This surge is the result of an improving
economy, new job creation, increased
growth in consumer spending, and lowering
short-term interest rates to stimulate economic growth. – all good news.
When do people consider remodeling?
Are you a homeowner considering a
remodeling project? If so, you may want to expedite your plans. The increased
purchase of previously-owned houses should also have an effect on the home
Three major factors drive remodeling decisions:
*Single family home sales
*Government energy tax credits
*Aging housing stock
Bottom line: Older houses
need more work, and 41 percent of owner-occupied American homes are over 40
years old. More than likely, that older
home needs a new roof!
“The roof is one of the most important components
of every structure, yet it is often taken for granted until it falls to
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