Forbes' Morgan Brennan sketches out a dozen unusual, innovative, and in some cases unprecedented, trends that will present both challenge and opportunity, from architectural design to buyer behavior.
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Kiplinger's Sandra Block rounds up the top 10 towns for retirees looking to make a move. Most are in states that are tax-friendly to retirees. Most have home prices close to the national median (some far below), active restaurant scenes, and access to good health care.
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Phoenix Business Journal staffer Mike Sunnucks reports on Lennar plans for a 395-unit apartment complex east of Arizona State University in Tempe, according to city of Tempe documents. The location would "cater to" ASU students.
Wall Street Journal staffer Kris Hudson's focusing on the market's rough reaction Thursday to D.R. Horton's use of incentives to boost volume (paywall). Highlighted here is Wall Street investors' seeming intolerance for sound long-term strategy.
Dallas Morning News real estate maven Steve Brown reports that Austin-based PSW Homes purchased land to build more than 150 Dallas houses in five communities.The strategy? PSW will be building smaller, more affordable homes in older Dallas neighborhoods.
Washington Post staffer Dina ElBoghdady reports that potential buyers are seeing a relatively greater supply of existing homes to new homes for sale than they would have before the market tanked.
Wall Street Journal staffers Eric Morath and Kris Hudson comment on the latest download of Census data on new home sales. They're ready to call it a downright housing recession with broader economic ramifications. We don't buy the headline.
Wall Street Journal staffer Nick Timiraos questions why millennials aren't buying homes (although they are). A top White House economist weighs in (paywall).
A separate entrance for cheaper units--hardly unheard of in Manhattan real estate--is in part a consequence of the very inclusionary policies that New York is trying to enforce.