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Nov 27 2018
Blog

Camp Fire claimed at least 153,000 acres and more than 14,000 structures in Butte County. According to BuildFax data, maintenance activity – construction performed on properties – in the area increased 8.57 percent year to date compared to January through October 2017. This suggests carriers may not have accurate assessments of the wildfire’s true damage … Continued

Nov 19 2018
Blog

Each month, BuildFax releases its Housing Health Report (BHHR), which delivers a macro view of the economic trends affecting the U.S. housing market. This month’s report revealed a leveling off of seasonally adjusted, single-family housing authorizations, but a ramp-up in remodeling spend and maintenance activity. These factors suggest that while new construction is slowing, many … Continued

Nov 1 2018
Blog

Homeowners are anticipated to spend 5 percent more on home improvement this year in 41 of 50 major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to a report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS), a Harvard University initiative that researches housing issues relevant to public policy. The report also predicts residential remodel spend will grow at … Continued

Oct 15 2018
Blog

BuildFax has released its September 2018 BuildFax Housing Health Report (BHHR). Each month, BuildFax releases data on the health of the housing market just ahead of the U.S. Census Housing Report. The report delivers a macro view of the U.S. housing market, which looks at three key economic indicators: single-family housing authorizations, existing housing maintenance … Continued

Oct 15 2018
Blog

Daily Mail General Trust (DMGT) has donated $3,000 to a charity of BuildFax’s choice, Habitat for Humanity, in honor of BuildFax winning the DMGT Community Champion Awards. Habitat for Humanity is an international nonprofit organization that supports affordable housing. Donation funds will go directly to Habitat’s home construction and renovation efforts. The award, which recognizes … Continued

Sep 21 2018
Blog

BuildFax has released its August 2018 BuildFax Housing Health Report (BHHR). Each month, BuildFax releases data on the health of the housing market just ahead of the U.S. Census Housing Report. The report delivers a macro view of the U.S. housing market, which looks at three key economic indicators: single-family housing authorizations, existing housing maintenance … Continued

Sep 21 2018
Blog

Entrepreneur, a globally renowned media group that covers entrepreneurship and business, has recognized BuildFax for its exceptional company culture. The publication highlights high-performing company cultures across the U.S. on an annual basis and evaluates them based on a number of factors, including effectiveness, connection, management, engagement and leadership. BuildFax is honored to be celebrated among … Continued

Sep 6 2018
Blog

Jefferies hosted its Investor Relations Summit in Chicago last week, where our very own COO Jonathan Kanarek spoke about how investors are utilizing advanced data to make investment decisions. The event drew a crowd of investors and corporate executives from public and private companies to collaborate on investment strategy and share ideas. When leveraged effectively, … Continued