When we set out to design and build the Lone Survivor Foundation’s first retreat center, the goal was to create a space that not only made our veterans feel our support and appreciation as soon as
The NAR says current economic conditions are favorable for first-time buyers.
The CEO described the recovery as in the “fourth or fifth inning”
Charts and graphs show what home features are emerging as trends this year
Designer Name and Firm: Josh Brockman of Caleb Johnson Architects and Builders
Location: Kennebunk, Maine
The owner’s goal was to create a lifetime family home using salvaged materials from an antique farmhouse and barn that had stood on another portion of the site. The timber roof structure, as well as interior wood cladding, and interior doors were salvaged from that house, while sustainable new materials (Maine cedar, hemlock timber and steel) and salvaged cabinetry and fixtures from a mid-century-modern teardown were interwoven to create a modern house with a strong connection to the past.
The competition honored seven exemplary houses, including a People’s Choice Winner.
One columnist and housing analyst says the accepted creation myth of early homebuilding is “conveniently forgetful about what actually happened in the past.”
U.S. housing was affordable despite increasing prices nationwide
Too few residents can afford the homes that were built during North Dakota’s oil boom
If the policy is enacted, slower home-price appreciation will result.
Half of major metros are seeing increasing sales thanks to a rebound in the share of all-cash purchases, and a growing share of FHA buyers
Better working conditions outside the U.S., as well as restrictive immigration policies, are hurting the labor supply
Five major cities in Arizona and four in Nevada recovered the least since the recession
At the end of 2015, rates are expected to remain around 0 to 0.25 percent
Multigenerational housing is trending. These houses have guest bedrooms and suites, with both younger and older generations in mind.
Harris' company, Trio Environments, uses a combination of market research and merchandising to appeal to consumers' lifestyle aspirations
Among all cities with a population of 20,000 to 350,000, Rochester, Minn., takes first place
When a builder lives in the homes he creates, it allows for more risk taking. It also results in homes that sell faster.