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Will Vaccines Boost Housing Inventory?

Pro Builder

Will Vaccines Boost Housing Inventory? Harsh winter weather and ever-dropping housing inventory can be to blame for the recent drop in pending home sales. cbroderick. Mon, 04/12/2021 - 09:08.

Purchasing & Inventory Construction Software

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Purchasing + Inventory. With Spectrum ® Purchasing & Inventory Construction Software, master your purchasing costs and simplify inventory controls. This allows you to stay on top of all purchases for jobs and available inventory—no matter where items are located. By streamlining all of your purchasing and inventory processes in Spectrum, you can ensure that your project teams have the materials they need to complete the job whenever they need to have them.

As Spring Buying Season Approaches, Inventory Drops

Pro Builder

As Spring Buying Season Approaches, Inventory Drops. Buyers entering the housing market in the spring buying season will face difficulties as housing inventory dropped nearly 50% compared to 2020. A 25% increase in listings is needed to bring inventory back to April 2020’s level.

Calculations, Inventory, Service and More

Contractor Magazine

Software designed to streamline the use of Manual J calculations, a cloud-based collaborative inventory management solution, service management software for contractors with residential and commercial clients and more

Salt Inventory Management Best Practices

Green Industry Professionals

Tips and tools to help manage salt and deicing inventory in a time where needs are harder to forecast and supplies are more difficult to secure

Ritchie Bros. Offers Free Online Inventory Mgmt System

Construction Equipment

Asset Solutions has developed a free, cloud-based Inventory Management System (IMS) designed to aid asset management and disposition. Ritchie Bros. The system allows users to upload their entire fleet, with photos and detailed equipment info, into a mobile-friendly dashboard.

Existing Home Sales Soared in 2020 Despite Record Low Inventory

Pro Builder

Existing Home Sales Soared in 2020 Despite Record Low Inventory. If housing inventory were robust enough to meet current demand, there may have been nearly 8 million sales closed, says the National Association of Realtors chief economist.

Here's What Housing Economists Say About Remote Work and Housing Inventory

Pro Builder

Here's What Housing Economists Say About Remote Work and Housing Inventory. Zillow’s Quarter One Zillow Home Price Expectations survey questioned more than 100 industry experts on their views of the rental market, inventory, expectations for home value growth, and more.

Homebuyers in Search of Space Will Face Historically Low Inventory 

Pro Builder

Homebuyers in Search of Space Will Face Historically Low Inventory . Even before the pandemic, the housing industry struggled with the lack of housing inventory, especially at the affordable end. acebulski. Thu, 06/11/2020 - 10:17.

If Home Prices and Inventory Weren’t Enough, Buyers Now Struggle to Get Mortgages

Pro Builder

If Home Prices and Inventory Weren’t Enough, Buyers Now Struggle to Get Mortgages. Mortgage credit availability has reached near its lowest level since 2014, adding another hurdle for prospective buyers on top of low inventory and rising home prices.

Single-Family Built-for-Rent Inventory Jumps 50% From 2019

Pro Builder

Single-Family Built-for-Rent Inventory Jumps 50% From 2019. cbroderick. Fri, 02/19/2021 - 09:43. Construction starts for single-family, built-for-rent homes increased 50% last quarter compared to the fourth quarter of 2019.

A-Plant inventory under the hammer

Digger Blog

A-Plant clearly looks after its equipment reasonably well, judging by the success of a recent auction of surplus inventory. A-Plant clearly looks after its equipment reasonably well, judging by the success of a recent auction of surplus inventory. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Despite Low Inventory, Buyers are Positive About Housing Availability

Pro Builder

Despite Low Inventory, Buyers are Positive About Housing Availability. cbroderick. Tue, 02/02/2021 - 09:12. Prospective homebuyers were more negative about the housing market conditions, specifically housing availability, in 2019 compared to 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ Housing Trends Report.

Is the Pandemic Entirely to Blame for Record-Low Housing Inventory?

Pro Builder

Is the Pandemic Entirely to Blame for Record-Low Housing Inventory? The same can be said for record-low housing inventory. That’s a record-shattering decline in inventory, following years of steady erosion. cbroderick. Fri, 02/26/2021 - 09:26.

Rolling stock and inventory

Contractor Magazine

Looking for a list. To belabor a much overused cliché — this ain’t rocket science! Stocking a service truck so that you can work off of it is a must. read more. Schwartz Silver

Housing Inventory Continues to Dwindle As Prices Advance

Pro Builder

Housing Inventory Continues to Dwindle As Prices Advance. Homes on the market lag far behind last year's available inventory. cbroderick. Fri, 10/02/2020 - 09:47. In a normal world, buyer demand would have most likely eased up in October, but it does not appear to be headed that way.

Weekly New Listings, Pending Sales Spike, While Inventory Remains Tight

Pro Builder

Weekly New Listings, Pending Sales Spike, While Inventory Remains Tight. Buyers and sellers are returning to market as states reopen and public health policies gain clarity, and though inventory remains sparse, the housing market is looking better than it has in months.

New-Home Inventory at Three-Year Low as Sales Outpace Construction

Pro Builder

New-Home Inventory at Three-Year Low as Sales Outpace Construction. The historic margin of new-home sales versus construction starts from the end of summer are continuing to affect overall new-home inventories. Inventories for new homes are now at a three-year low.

Denver Listings Gone in Five Days with Inventory at Record Low

Pro Builder

Denver Listings Gone in Five Days with Inventory at Record Low. cbroderick. Thu, 03/04/2021 - 09:36. The Denver metro area has consistently averaged 13,531 active listings by the end of February since 1985.

Thomas Beadel on Splitting Lots and Doubling Inventory

Pro Builder

Thomas Beadel on Splitting Lots and Doubling Inventory. The business model for Thomas James Homes' Trademark by TJH brand brings more opportunities for buyers in neighborhoods where inventory is tight. mbeirne. Wed, 09/30/2020 - 06:00.

Inventory Aging and Turnover Data

Green Industry Professionals

Inventory aging and turnover data provided by GE Capital for dealer comparison and business planning

An Influx of Buyers Nearly Dries Out Palm Beach's High-End Inventory

Pro Builder

An Influx of Buyers Nearly Dries Out Palm Beach's High-End Inventory. Compared to last year, there are 79% fewer homes for sale, bringing Palm Beach’s housing inventory down to a five or less month supply. cbroderick. Fri, 10/16/2020 - 09:16.

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Simplex Equipment Rental Adds New Rental & Inventory Software

Construction Equipment

Point of Rental Software, provider of rental and inventory management software, recently installed its Elite ERP product in Simplex Equipment Renta l’s 41 locations throughout Quebec and eastern Ontario that provide tools and equipment for individuals, businesses, and the construction industry

Milwaukee Tool Continues to Enhance ONE-KEY Platform for Inventory Management and Tool Customization

Construction Junkie

While the systems 3 core pillars (Inventory Management, Tool Tracking, and Smart Tool Technology) remain unchanged today, the company has continued to develop and enhance the capabilities of the system in many different ways. Inventory Management There are very few contractors that work on only one project at a time and managing the quantities, locations, and history of their tools and equipment can be a huge challenge. ONE-KEY™ Asset ID Tags, courtesy of Milwaukee Tool.

Navistar Financial Extends Dealer Inventory Funding Facility

Construction Equipment

has signed agreements to extend its $500 million dealer inventory funding facility an additional six months. Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC), an affiliate of Navistar Inc., The facility, which is funded through three of NFC''s major relationship banks, now extends through September of 2014

Charter Software Improves Kubota Inventory Management

Green Industry Professionals

Dealers can now create and upload parts locator records to Kubota directly from ASPEN business management software

Green Industry Pros reveals 2019 Editor's Choice Award winners

Green Industry Professionals

Top 30 picks for your landscaping inventory

Ideal Computers Unveiled Mobile Inventory App for Dealers at GIE+EXPO 2013

Green Industry Professionals

Ideal Computers mobile inventory app runs on most Apple mobile devices, allows dealers to take accurate counts and upload data

Online Exclusive: Accounting Basics for Small Contractors: How to Control Inventory

Contractor Magazine

It was my dad’s inventory system set up in our garage. BY MICHAEL BOHINC, CPA. Seventh in a series. When I was growing up, I remember my dad asking my mom to save the empty milk cartons. She’d wash them out and set them on the counter in the laundry room. I couldn’t figure out why he wanted empty milk cartons. Then, one day I went out into the garage and saw him cutting off the tops of the milk cartons and putting various plumbing fittings in each of them.

University of Missouri’s new dining experience lessens food waste and inventory

BD+C

There are a lot of things people remember fondly about their college days as they grow older, but the dining experience typically isn’t one of them. The Restaurants at Southwest, a new dining facility located on the University of Missouri campus, may never find itself in the memories of former students as they long for their halcyon college days, but it will be an upgrade over traditional college fare for the university's nearly 33,000 students

At Bauma China, Machine Producers Suffer From Excess Inventory

ENR Construction

Chinese companies are now feeling the effects of a slower economy that has left them with excess manufacturing capacity and large numbers of unsold machines. Equipment

Construction Firms Respond to Mask Donation Need

ENR Construction

Industry voluntarily sharing their inventories of protective masks and respirators

Types of Reinforced Concrete Structure Inspections

The Constructor

There are four types of inspection for reinforced concrete structure namely: inventory, routine, detailed, and special inspections. Inventory. Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Repair/Maintenance Structual Inspection Structures

April Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Inventories. ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Inventories Index grew in April for the third consecutive month. Of the total respondents in April, 26 percent indicated they do not have inventories or do not measure them. Comments from respondents include: “Overseas shipments ordered last year are now arriving” and “Increased inventory to support maintenance activities.” Inventories. Inventory Sentiment. Inventory Sentiment.

Caterpillar Closes 2020 Down 22% in Sales

Construction Equipment

The company cited decreased end-user demand and reductions in dealer inventories. Dealers decreased inventories more during the fourth quarter of 2020 than during the fourth quarter of Caterpillar 2020 sales and revenues were down 22 percent compared to 2019, to $41.7 billion from $53.8

Construction Companies Responding to Request to Donate Masks

ENR Construction

Industry voluntarily sharing their inventories of protective masks and respirators

The Copper Journal: Is This a Wake Up Call?

Contractor Magazine

Inventory declines in some metals has not affected prices For week ending July 19.

Water Utilities Continue Battle Against Lead In Their Systems

ENR Construction

Federal lead and copper rule update will require more testing and a public inventory of all tainted lines