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Extremely Cold Temperatures

As the temperatures begin their drastic plummet, we wanted to remind you that most HVAC units are not made to withstand this extremely cold weather. Monday night through Thursday we all will experience temperatures anywhere from -20 to -30-degrees with wind chills into -40 and up to -50+. Newer homes will…
kelladesign
January 29, 2019
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Lead Drinking Water Pipes

In many of the older communities in the State of Wisconsin, lead lined pipes were used to bring water to the home.   In these older homes,  once inside the home, most homeowners have converted the pipes to some more up to-date pipe like copper or CPVC.   The debate…
Steve Clavette
September 14, 2016
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Housing Starts

New home construction is always a major part of the economy.  Strong housing will result in a stronger economy.  The Department of Commerce announced good news on Tuesday, July 19th. Housing starts in June came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,189,000, up 4.8% from the revised May…
Steve Clavette
July 20, 2016
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Desire to Own a Home

According to the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies, Americans still want to own their own home.   The question is will they be able to afford it.   The cost of a secondary education is having a tremendous impact on the economy and purchasing a new home.  …
Steve Clavette
June 24, 2016
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US Home Prices Rise in December

US home prices increased at a solid clip in December. The increase was helped by a healthy job market and still low mortgage rates. The Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.7% from a year ago. The index reached the highest level in December since February 2008.
Steve Clavette
February 24, 2016
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Interest Rates are Fantastic!

It is still a great time to build your dream home! The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage fell this week from 3.72% to 3.65%, its lowest point in 10 months, according to Freddie Mac. Despite the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates at the end of last year, mortgage rates have…
Steve Clavette
February 12, 2016
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Strong Signs for Home Building in 2016

NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe stated, “There are a number of positive indicators that provide solid evidence this will be a good year for housing and the economy," at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas.  Trends that are contributing to this positive outlook include steady job growth, a healing…
Steve Clavette
January 29, 2016
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December Model Schedule

Trustway Homes's models will be open through December 13th.  We will then be closed until the middle of January at which time we will re-open with two newly completed models. The Englewood, in Pewaukee, has been sold and can be seen for the last time on December 13th. Merry Christmas…
Steve Clavette
December 4, 2015