Ted Cushman: The Ten-Penny News

July 08, 2012

Joplin's Home Builders, Standing Tall

The home builders of Joplin look like what they are: They're America's strength. Read more...

 
 
 
May 11, 2012

I'd Rather Be REIT than Prescient

Beazer Homes has formed a REIT to acquire foreclosed houses, rent them out, and offer the whole bundle to investors as a tax-advantaged housing investment. Hey! Watch out for that tree! Read more...

 
 
April 29, 2012

As for me and my house ...

Loyalty, courage, commitment, faith, and hope ... words like that. Read more...

 
 
April 24, 2012

Snapshots

The present. What a concept. Read more...

 
 

About the Blogger

Ted Cushman

thumbnail image Ted Cushman attended Harvard College, served for four years as a U.S. Army paratrooper, and worked as a frame and finish carpenter for seven years before joining the staff of Hanley Wood's Journal of Light Construction (JLC), where he anchored the news desk for 4 years and edited feature articles. Ted now covers the home building industry as a freelance writer from his base in the hills of Western Massachusetts, where he lives with his wife, psychiatrist Cynthia Cushman and their three sons, Jack, Adrian, and Isaiah. In his 15-year career as a construction photo-journalist, Ted has earned a national reputation for insightful, accurate, and practical coverage of home building techniques, building science, and housing economics.