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America's No-Buy Zones

America's No-Buy Zones

Recovery's spotty, choppy, lumpy track exposes both risk and opportunity for those focused on underserved markets. read more >

Not-So-Basic Floor Plans Under 2,000 Sq. Ft.

Not-So-Basic Floor Plans Under 2,000 Sq. Ft.

These new layouts deliver contemporary amenities. read more >

Redfin: Affordability Tops Home Buyer Concerns

Redfin: Affordability Tops Home Buyer Concerns

Cost is an especially big concern among millennials. read more >

Brick Home Exudes Sophistication

Brick Home Exudes Sophistication

A Georgian Revival receives top honors in industry awards program. read more >

K. Hovnanian's First S.C. 55+ Community Sees Strong Sales

K. Hovnanian's First S.C. 55+ Community Sees Strong Sales

More than half of the community's 61 homesites have been sold so far. read more >

Scott Felder Announces New Texas Community

Scott Felder Announces New Texas Community

Foxbrook is opening in Cibolo this fall. read more >

Maracay Tucson Community Sells 100 Homes in 200 Days

Maracay Tucson Community Sells 100 Homes in 200 Days

Largest largest project to open since 2008 offers homes from the mid $200Ks up read more >

Run HVAC Duct Through Composite Lumber Beams?

Run HVAC Duct Through Composite Lumber Beams?

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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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On the Road Again With George Casey
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On the Road Again With George Casey

Innewvation-innoldvation: one man’s ceiling is another man’s floor Read more

Pulte Launches Community for Millennials
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Pulte Launches Community for Millennials

The Houston community will contain 55 homes. Read more

Taylor Morrison Goes All Out For Pets
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Taylor Morrison Goes All Out For Pets

Dog parks, washing stations, community trails and even a pet concierge are in the... Read more

How to Make Aging in Place Easier for Home Buyers
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How to Make Aging in Place Easier for Home Buyers

Technology's role in helping homeowners age in place independently will be... Read more

Pardee Pilots 'Smart Savings' Event For September in IE
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Pardee Pilots 'Smart Savings' Event For September in IE

Event to offer financing and option incentives on homes in Lake Elsinore or Beaumont. Read more

More Moneyball
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More Moneyball

Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? Three steps to instilling a culture of... Read more

What’s Your Neighborhood Score For Aging in Place?
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What’s Your Neighborhood Score For Aging in Place?

AARP offers a Livability Index to drive community focus on independent living. Read more

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