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June 17, 2011

Residential remodeling activity continued to rise across the United States, showing a 15% increase in April 2011 in year-over-year comparisons, according to an index compiled by BuildFax, which uses a national database of building permit data. 

The latest BuildFax Remodeling Index (BFRI) indicates that residential remodeling activity registered its eighteenth-straight month gain.

January 18, 2011

The home improvement and home building industry remains a leading cause of statistics. And here's the latest industry metric: the BuildFax Residential Remodeling Index (BFRRI).

Launched by the BuildFax, the Austin, Texas-based provider of building permit data, the BFRRI reports residential remodeling activity across the nation based on building permit activity filed with local building departments.