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US Remodeler Index (USRI)

An index of residential remodeling activity, the US Remodeler Index (USRI) offers key insights from the remodeling and home improvement market.

This quarterly index is the result of a unique partnership between one of the industry’s leading authorities on professional remodeling trends, Qualified Remodeler, and John Burns Real Estate Consulting. The USRI benchmarks current industry growth, near-term project demand and is an independent, frontline view into market trends, shifts, constraints, and underlying drivers of professional home repairs and remodels. The USRI is derived from surveys of presidents, owners, and managers of hundreds of remodeling firms in all 50 US states.

Overview of the US Remodeler Index

The USRI is a diffusion index reflecting weighted responses of remodeling companies on three aspects of market health: current growth, future growth, and the “hotness” of demand for professional remodels:

  1. Current growth (“Project Activity Gauge”) gauges project volume in the most recent quarter vs. prior year.
  2. Future growth (“Near Term Activity Gauge”) is an indicator of project volume growth in the upcoming quarter.
  3. Demand hotness (“Remodeling Hotness Meter”) reflects the overall sentiment of how strong consumer demand is for professionally completed home repairs, remodels, and improvements relative to the past three years.


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About Qualified Remodeler and John Burns Real Estate Consulting

About Qualified Remodeler

Qualified Remodeler is the leading media brand serving the remodeling and home improvement industry trades. In print, online and in-person, Qualified Remodeler serves the business information needs of owners and executives with news, new products, business best practices and design ideas. Published 9 times each year, Qualified Remodeler offers a BPA audited circulation that delivers your message to 83,866* subscribers. Many thousands more subscribe to newsletters, and visit our websites each month.

The magazine is perhaps best known for its original Annual Top 500 List of the largest remodeling firms in the United States. It is also well known for its industry leading design award program, the Master Design Awards.

About John Burns Real Estate Consulting

John Burns Real Estate Consulting is an independent research provider and consulting firm focused on the housing industry. John Burns founded the company in 2001 because he saw a need for better analysis on the housing market. The company has grown to a highly passionate team of research analysts and consultants in offices across the country, who work together to provide the most trusted source of US housing analysis. John Burns Real Estate Consulting’s research subscribers receive the most accurate analysis possible to inform their macro investment decisions, and the company’s consulting clients receive specific property and portfolio investment advice designed to maximize profits.

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