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Interest-Rate Hikes Will Benefit Remodeling, JCHS Panelists Predict

Good: Higher mortgages could slow new-home purchases. Bad: Rate hikes will push up home equity loan costs Read more

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LIRA: Remodeling Activity to Increase Significantly in 2013 LIRA: Remodeling Activity to Increase Significantly in 2013

The improving housing market and record low interest rates could be creating a perfect storm that leads to gains in home improvement activity for the rest of the year and well into 2013, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Read more

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Downturn Turnaround

Kermit Baker is a senior research fellow and director of the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, Read more

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