How to Find Home Builders and General Contractors to Sell

March 5th, 2013

Mapping out the local construction market to find the guys who need your products Let me say upfront I love selling...I would say I’m probably addicted to it. But even though the process of selling and talking with prospects if a lot of fun, strategic planning before you ever pick up the phon... Read More »

Houston Surpasses National Growth Rate for Single-Family Building Permits in January 2013

February 28th, 2013

Texas Building Permit Round Up - January 2013 Edition Image Courtesy of Phil Roeder As we reported last week, nation-wide Building Permits in January 2013 saw major gains over the same month last year. So what’s that mean for Texas and its Major Metros? Quick side note to our readers, the Cen... Read More »

35% growth in Building Permits in January 2013….break out the party hats!

February 21st, 2013

Image Courtesy of Martin Burn U.S Census Bureau reported yesterday (February 20, 2013) that Building Permits Nationally have risen 35.2% in January 2013! That’s a fantastic number and the kind of growth our anemic industry has desperately needed. Additionally Housing Starts are also 24% above ... Read More »

Texas Housing Starts Fluctuate 59% Over 10 Year Period

February 20th, 2013

Building Hunter recently finished its 2013 Building Permits by Texas Metros report analyzing the last 10 years of Housing Starts and House Prices broken down by key metros in the state (Austin, Dallas Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio). Download the PDF print ready report by clicking the link ... Read More »

National Building Permits & Housing Starts in December 2012

January 29th, 2013

Maybe...just maybe...the housing market is starting to get some steam back to it. The US Census Bureau tells us that 'building permits in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 903,000. This is 0.3 percent above the revised November rate of 900,000 and is 28.8 percent above the Dec... Read More »