When will the crisis end? (Shelby Township, MI)

Our spot survey suggests that two out of three members believe the economy will improve next year. Obviously, a lot of our industry’s business depends on new-home construction. There are signs of improvement, but it’s too early to tell whether increased construction will be sustained. There is also the issue of a huge inventory of previously built, but unsold, new homes. In the future, newly constructed homes in the U.S. will be both more efficient and smaller. According to stonereport.com