When it comes to the floor system, builders often think about code compliance and structural performance. But what about the intangible part—how the floor feels?
The kitchen as focal point lives on, with increased emphasis on islands and pantries.
Hempcrete provides natural insulation, is airtight yet breathable, impervious to mold, and virtually fireproof
As music and film streaming becomes more on-demand, so do energy-efficient utilities
Researchers found that high-speed internet can add up to three percent to a home’s price
Survey reveals home builders' quest to find the ideal weather, air, and thermal barrier.
A recent study by the Urban Land Institute found that millennials aren't swapping the suburbs for city living as many prefer to dwell in centrally located neighborhoods.
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Residents of Lancaster, Pa., and Raleigh, N.C. are the most likely U.S. adults who think their current home is ideal.
Ownership at 25-year low; demand for rental housing remains strong
To sort out options in siding, consider climate, home style, and most importantly, budget.
An aerial rendering shows Emerson Green, phase one of Devens, which is adjacent to a 1,700-acre nature preserve and will respect the topography and mature trees. Developer Dan Gainsboro says, "The siting is carefully considered to encourage walkability, views, and socialbility and neighborhood connection." Illustration: Union Studio Architecture & Community Design
The team approach to designing a community results in a more cohesive result—and one that's often more creative.
One expert says activity from first-time buyers is crucial to avoid the market from slowing down too much later this year
The team approach to designing a community results in a more cohesive result—and one that’s often more creative
In an era of consolidation, here's how four regional builders are staying independent while maintaining a lead spot.
Brisk business means increased revenue, happy salespeople, and satisfied shareholders. If you're less than prudent, it can also spell danger.