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Pending Home Sales Take A Step Back in May

Pending Home Sales Take A Step Back in May

Insufficient inventory and inflated prices continued to weigh down pending home sales in May. read more >

Use paint and color to increase buyer satisfaction - and profitability

Use paint and color to increase buyer satisfaction - and profitability

Differentiating your homes by offering unique... read more >

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FourPlans: "Honey, Go to the Snore Room"

FourPlans: "Honey, Go to the Snore Room"

For partners who need to sleep apart, these master suites have the right... read more >

Hot Issues and Housing

Hot Issues and Housing

Home building and residential development's role in GDP kicks it up a... read more >

Bring on the Perfect Baby Boomer Bath

Bring on the Perfect Baby Boomer Bath

Building for the NEXTadventure means incorporating some key features read more >

Metrostudy's Five-Year Forecast Projects Cyclical Pattern of Overvaluation and Undersupply

Metrostudy's Five-Year Forecast Projects Cyclical Pattern of Overvaluation and Undersupply

In this video, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Mark Boud breaks down results of the second quarter National... read more >

5 Criteria for Green Home Building

5 Criteria for Green Home Building

Consider these 5 tips when it comes to Windows... read more >

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All Eyes on Where Boomers Will Retire: The 10 Top-Ranked States Retire and then recline, America's top 10 states to retire.

MarketWatch taps into WalletHub data on the 50-state rankings of best-to-worst places in the United States to retire. Here's the run-down.

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Building Material Chemical Is Contributing to Honeybee Crisis

A closer look at the implications of imidacloprid's use in building materials is long overdue, says Healthy Building Network blogger Jim Vallette.

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The Nation's Top 100 Companies for Work From Home Live Ops ranks No. 1 among places that encourage workers to work from home.

Forbes' third annual top 100 list of companies whose employees enjoy flexible schedules, telecommuting, part-time, and freelance work opportunities, is based on an analysis of more than 40,000 companies and the jobs posted on FlexJobs in 2015.

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Point of Contract: Will Owners, Builders, Contractors & Designers Change? Client, architect, and general contractor all on one team?

A new delivery method--an alternative to design-bid-build and design-build means of contracting and running projects--is getting traction: Integrated Project Delivery. Everybody's accountable, has skin in the game, and works together. Go figure.

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Bring on the Perfect Baby Boomer Bath
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Bring on the Perfect Baby Boomer Bath

Building for the NEXTadventure means incorporating some key features Read more

Process Focus: Questions and Answers
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Process Focus: Questions and Answers

Building a more efficient home building company Read more

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What a President Trump Might Mean for a Pair of Debt-Addled Home Builders

Could Hovnanian and Beazer benefit from the entry level demand created by a surge... Read more

Habitat for Humanity Shifts Strategy in Seattle
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Habitat for Humanity Shifts Strategy in Seattle

Habitat for Humanity leaders say they are shifting their strategy in Seattle as... Read more

Lennar Pursues Boca Golf Courses
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Lennar Pursues Boca Golf Courses

The only public championship course in Boca Raton is set to close July 1 and... Read more

Shea Buys 70 Acres in Arizona
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Shea Buys 70 Acres in Arizona

The builder plans to build 135 single family homes on the parcel. Read more

Habitat Aims for 25,000 Homes in Dallas
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Habitat Aims for 25,000 Homes in Dallas

Habitat for Humanity wants to build 25,000 single-family homes in Dallas over the... Read more

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