Custom Home Design

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Young at heart: Designing homes for new 50+ market

Young at heart: Designing homes for new 50+ market

Features
March 12, 2012

Discard old-hat approaches to home and community design. Aging baby boomers are more active, independent, and youthful than the preceding Eisenhower generation.

HUD, disaster proofing, how-to guide, severe weather, strategies

HUD, disaster proofing, how-to guide, severe weather, strategies

News
March 07, 2012

Newport Partners LLC, a Maryland-based consulting firm, announced the results of a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded research project, “Safer, Stronger Homes: Protecting Your Risk During a Natural Disaster.”

Features
February 24, 2012

High-density developments have grown in popularity in recent years. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five cutting-edge concepts.

Photo: NKBA Ottawa; Designer: Gemini Kitchen and Bath Design

Photo: NKBA Ottawa; Designer: Gemini Kitchen and Bath Design

News
February 23, 2012

Each year, the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) surveys its members to identify the latest design and specification trends in kitchen and bath design. This year, 350 NKBA members took part in the survey. Here are five emerging bathroom trends they identified. Note that four of the five can apply to kitchens as well.

Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including stron

Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including strong curb appeal, flexible living spaces, indoor/ou

Features
February 18, 2012

Builders share the key features behind their best-selling plans, including strong curb appeal, flexible living spaces, indoor/outdoor connections, and memorable details.

Taylor Morrison, California, Vista Del Verde, planned community

Taylor Morrison, California, Vista Del Verde, planned community

News
February 15, 2012

In one of the largest land sales in California in recent years, Taylor Morrison bought almost 16 acres in the Vista Del Verde master-planned project in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Features
February 01, 2012

Bigger isn’t necessarily better in today’s housing market. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five small homes that pack a punch when it comes to amenities and livability.

PB Design Awards: 20 award-winning projects that reflect today’s buyers

PB Design Awards: 20 award-winning projects that reflect today’s buyers

Features
January 23, 2012
Mortgage applications, increase, January, Mortgage Bankers Association, MBA

Mortgage applications, increase, January, Mortgage Bankers Association, MBA

News
January 16, 2012

For the week of Jan. 6, 2012, mortgage loan applications rose 4.5 percent from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers’ Assocation’s latest report.

Features
January 16, 2012

Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.

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