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All in the Neighborhood All in the Neighborhood

Shamea Dickinson greets sales leads as they are, her new neighbors. Read more

Vision 2020: Visibly GreenVision 2020: Visibly Green

A green home can be traditional, but a disguised approach abandons the opportunity... Read more

Top Cities for Unmet Boomer Housing Demand Top Cities for Unmet Boomer Housing Demand

According to a new study from Epcon Franchising and Metrostudy, Dallas-Fort Worth is the number one US market projected to have the highest housing gap for baby boomers. Read more

Top 10 Markets for Absentee Owners

Buying a new home as an investment or a second source of income is growing in these ten housing markets where the lights might be on, but the owner isn’t home. Read more

Boomers Will Drive Tampa New Home Construction Boomers Will Drive Tampa New Home Construction

Where will growth come from in Tampa over the next five years? Although the market has been characterized by family buyers, Metrostudy's Tony Polito says demographics will change that. Read more

Water TortureWater Torture

The water crisis is as much an economic issue as it is an environmental one, and... Read more

The Geography of Wells, Septic SystemsThe Geography of Wells, Septic Systems

National Association of Home Builders economics researcher Natalia Siniavskaia pores over the NAHB analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC) data, which reveals that only 8% of new single-family homes started in 2013 are served by individual wells and only 15% have private septic systems. Read more

Top 4 Obstacles and Boosters for New-Home Construction Top 4 Obstacles and Boosters for New-Home Construction

Housing starts rose by 6.3% in September, which places activity 17.8% above September of last year, according to the government report just released at 8:30. Chief economist Brad Hunter assures Metrostudy's predictions for housing starts remain unchanged. Read more

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