Woburn, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/26/2014 -- eHARDHAT, an online resource that matches consumers with local contractors, is pleased to announce that after a very solid fourth quarter, the housing market continues on the upswing as website traffic and contractor inquiries are at an all time high. “According to the National Association of Home Builders, housing affordability held steady in the fourth quarter, with a slight increase in mortgage rates along with slightly lower median home prices responsible for the steady hold. With the market continuing to hold steady as we move through the first quarter of 2014, eHARDHAT is seeing strong growth as more consumers look to make home improvements in an effort to increase the value of their homes,” stated eHARDHAT’s Paul Terrey.
As more consumers look to make improvements to their homes they can turn to the eHARDHAT website to get information on home remodelers in their specific area. “Our website is a one stop resource for consumers interested in virtually any home improvement project. We allow them to find local professionals that specialize in the specific remodeling project they have in mind and they are able to find the right deal in relation to their budget while knowing they are dealing with professionals that have gone through a rigorous background check. We provide the eHARDHAT platform free of charge, and the consumers are not obligated to hire any contractors they find through our website. It is a great resource that provides an excellent value, and we are extremely happy with the growth it has experienced,” added Mr. Terrey.
“We also encourage any remodeling contractor that would like to be listed in our directory to complete the listing process on our website. It is free to get listed and we can position them directly in front of local consumers who are actively looking for a contractor,” explained Paul Terrey of eHARDHAT. With the housing market holding strong, it is resulting in a thriving home improvement market, which is something that local contractors have been waiting several years for. The eHARDHAT platform helps both consumers and contractors connect across the United States and work together to plan and execute home remodeling projects.
eHARDHAT is a free online resource that helps consumers locate and book the right professional contractor for virtually any home remodeling or home improvement project. The easy to use website provides multiple local contractors to choose from. For more information or to begin using eHARDHAT please visit http://www.ehardhat.com. Contractors interested in becoming one of the more than 2.8 million home improvement professionals listed on eHARDHAT can get listed for free by visiting the website as well.