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Future Trends: Marketplace Expressions

Two key trends capturing consumers’ attention today and in the near future are closely tied to a desire for greater adaptability to meet evolving lifestyle needs (Life, Well Lived) and a search for connections based on shared passions, support and inspiration (Cultivating Connections) according to The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI). Home Improvement Must Create … Continue reading

Detailed Findings Regarding Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Energy efficiency upgrades was on topic as part of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) fourth-quarter Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) survey which polled 621 NARi members who are part of the research panel. A dominant proportion of remodelers—80 percent—discussed energy efficiency with homeowners. Interestingly, 94 percent of remodelers are involved in one or … Continue reading

Remodeling Business Pulse: 4th Quarter 2014 Results

In January 2015, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) released its fourth-quarter Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions that continue to point to growth. While rating of current conditions all remain positive, all but one measure is lower than it was in September. Overall current conditions decreased … Continue reading

Homeowner Financing of Projects

How hard is it for homeowners to get financing for the remodeling project they want to undertake? NARI’s Remodeling Business Pulse survey asked its research panel its opinion on that question in its 3rd quarter review. NARI’s research looks at the health of the remodeling industry and helps to educate legislators and regulators with credible … Continue reading

Remodeling conditions continue to show strong growth

NARI’s Business Pulse reports overwhelming sentiment is positive The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) third-quarter Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions indicated strong growth in the third quarter of 2014 with a rating of 6.41. Quarter-over-quarter increases are evident in all sub-components measuring remodeling activity. This is … Continue reading