In August 2020, housing activity experienced blanket increases for the first time since November, driven by consumer demand for both new construction and a healthier housing stock. One example is the unprecedented rise in pool construction across the United States. Year over year, pool construction grew a whopping 35.9% in August, a sign of shifting consumer behaviors in response to the new normal brought on by COVID-19.
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The BuildFax Housing Health Report leverages U.S. property condition and history data to provide insights into macro- and microeconomic trends affecting the U.S. housing market.