Subscribe   |   Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In
News & Press
Filter news by category:

Read about recent events, essential information and the latest community news.

HIRI News
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Project and Sentiment Tracking 2Q 2017 Highlights »
    The latest installment of HIRI's Project and Sentiment Tracking Study covering the second quarter...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inaugural Contractor Sentiment Study Released »
  April 10 th  marked the initial release of the Contractor Sentiment Study/HomeAdvisor Farnsworth Index, a n...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIRI Partners with The Farnsworth Group »
      INDIANAPOLIS - As of Jan. 1, 2017, The Farnsworth Group will be managing the  H...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Improvement Market Expects Growth of 5.9% in 2016 »
HIRI/IHS Markit forecast for 2016 up 5.9%, Expecting 4.3% sales growth in 2017 Total home improvement products sal...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
80% of Recent Home Buyers Doing Home Improvement Projects »
  This past month has been busy as HIRI is releasing another study, the Recent Home Buyer Study, taking a focuse...

HIRI in the News
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The economic news for homebuilding and remodeling is astonishingly good. »
Remodeling contractors have plenty of room for optimism!   FineHomebuilding takes a look at HRI's March 2017 Si...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Denver Nails Top Spot in Metro Ranking for Home Improvement »
  Armin Gafurovic, an Industry Observer with Lawnstarter, takes a look at the the Census Bureau's 2015 American Ho...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Few people actually intend to purchase a fixer-upper »
Few people actually intend to purchase a fixer-upper, according to HIRI's Managing Director Pam Heidel.  While 51% of...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home improvement sales for 2016 exceeded the expectations we had coming into the year »
The San Diego Union Tribune featured and Article on December 29th that highlighted leading home trends in 2016.  ...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIRI Size of Market Highlighted by NRHA »
  HIRI's Size of the Market forecast was recently highlighted by the North American Retail Hardware Association (N...

Other Home Improvement News
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Economy Continues Growth Patter, According to Decision Analyst's Economic Index »
Arlington, Texas—The Decision Analyst U.S. Economic Index stood at 115 in July 2017, the same level as June 2017, but a 4-...
Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Economy Showing Signs of Growth »
  The Decision Analyst U.S. Economic Index stood at 115 in June 2017, a 1-point increase from its May 2017 level o...
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amazon’s Lawn & Garden Category Growth »
  According to a recent article and study published by One Click Retail , Amazon’s US growth in the lawn and...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amazon’s Growth in the Home Improvement Category »
  In the most recent E-commerce report from the US Census Bureau, online sales have seen double-digit growth every...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
May is Older Americans Month – 65 + »
      In 1963 John F. Kennedy encouraged all Americans to pay tribute to older people across th...

Member Newsletter
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Renters Continue to Grow »
    Beginning of 2015, the US saw the homeownership rate drop below 64% for the first time since the...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Buyers Boosting Home Renovations »
In case you missed it, in May, Houzz, a HIRI member, released their sixth annual Houzz and Home Survey report detailing...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Improvement Spending Strong in HomeAdvisor Study »
  HomeAdvisor recently released the results to their annual True Cost Survey, taking a look at how much homeowners...

Newsletter
Monday, June 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gain Valuable Research-Based Insights from Home Improvement Thought Leaders »
    The home improvement industry ebbs and flows. But now, 10 years after the start of the economic down...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Homebuyers Fuel Renovation Boom »
  The Home Improvement Research Institute commissioned a study featuring insights from recent hom...
Thursday, November 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home technologies and The Big Blend »
    Throughout a tumultuous past decade, markets have struggled to recover from the Great Recession t...
Thursday, November 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why baby boomers are a diverse home improvement market with buying power »
  In 2015, millennials grew to 75 million strong, surpassing baby boomers as the largest generation. Despite this,...
Thursday, November 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slow adoption of smart technologies poses challenge to marketers »
  Awareness of and interest in smart and connected home technologies have been steadily growing over the past few...

Legal