From the monthly archives:

July 2011

Lennar Unveils Newly Redesigned Website And Mobile Site; Everything’s Included In The Relaunch…Even This Blog!

July 27, 2011
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Today is a brand new day for Lennar and our Customers online! We’ve just launched our newly branded and redesigned Lennar.com – along with a new look and enhanced functionality for our Lennar Mobile site. As our Communities across the nation are introducing Lennar’s new “Everything’s Included Home” branding, it became clear that now is […]

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Lennar Selects Westinghouse Solar for Solar Powered New Homes

July 25, 2011
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Westinghouse Solar, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of solar power systems, and Lennar, one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes, today announced a supply agreement to deliver solar power systems to new home buyers. Under the terms of this multi-year agreement, Westinghouse Solar will supply its award winning Westinghouse Solar AC systems to […]

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June Housing Starts At 6-Month High, Permits Up

July 19, 2011
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The Commerce Department said housing starts increased 14.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 629,000 units, the highest level since January, as ground breaking for multi-family units soared 30.4 percent. The report also showed an unexpected increase in building permits and a sturdy gain in the construction of single-family homes. “There is a […]

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Housing Market Expected To Follow Overall Economy

July 19, 2011
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Home sales are expected to outpace 2010 sales by 3 to 5 percent for the remainder of 2011 as the housing market follows the overall economy, according to Freddie Mac. Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for July suggests the housing market is not likely to see a full “double dip.”  “Following June’s […]

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Homebuilder Confidence In U.S. Rises More Than Estimated, NAHB Index Shows

July 18, 2011
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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders improved in July from a nine-month low as executives turned less pessimistic on the outlook for sales. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo sentiment index climbed to 15 this month, higher than forecast, from 13 in June, data showed. The median projection of economists surveyed by Bloomberg News was for […]

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Lennar Plays Its Rialto Card To Its Strengths As It Quickly Becomes An Atlanta Market Player

July 18, 2011
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Two words stand between closings and crickets in many new home communities today: jobs and schools. These two words, along with a very technical financial term – land reset – explain the the cross-your-fingers, random, fits-and-starts, energized new home communities that occasionally are about this close to really taking off at any time. We’re seeing that in the Atlanta market, […]

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Lennar Homes Receives Grand Laurel, 8 Other Awards At Laurel Awards In Northeast Florida

July 18, 2011
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Lennar Homes was recognized at the annual Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA) Laurel Awards with the evening’s highest award, the Grand Laurel, as well as eight additional awards: Sales Manager of the Year, Michael Carlo; Marketing Director of the Year, Walter Hawkins; Site Agent of the Year, Sam Schneider; Partnership of the Year, Teri Santos […]

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North Houston: The Falls At Imperial Oaks Expanding Near New ExxonMobil Campus

July 18, 2011
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With timing perfect for the first wave of ExxonMobil employees relocating around the company’s recently announced north Houston campus, The Falls at Imperial Oaks has announced a new phase that will include more than 200 homesites, new recreational amenities, and new products including a gated enclave. The 686-acre community is located just east of I-45 […]

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Miami: Lennar Introduces Coral Lakes And Garden Estates At Kendall

July 18, 2011
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The time has come for those who have been waiting for the opportunity to buy a brand-new home in West Kendall or the Coral Way corridor. Lennar is introducing its most recent communities: Garden Estates at Kendall and Coral Lakes. The two communities offer buyers the choice of townhome, patio home or single-family home living. […]

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RE/MAX Reports Increase In Prices And Sales In June

July 15, 2011
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June marks the fourth straight month of increasing home prices while also showing a rise in sales transactions, according to RE/MAX’s National Housing Report for June 2011. While demonstrating a 4.9 percent drop in prices on a year-over-year basis, the drop was smaller than it has been the previous three months. In addition, 19 of […]

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