The beloved architectural style known as Craftsman has undeniably British roots, yet it’s unmistakably American, from Oregon to Alabama to Illinois. Might that explain its enduring appeal?
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Many experts think that the inland states have widespread benefits that the more popular coastal states just can’t offer.
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Homeownership skews towards people who had the means to survive the housing collapse.
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Current sales to the nation’s future are buoyed by connections to the past.
Standalone dwellings that share lots with larger main houses could offer affordable living options and help alleviate housing shortages in major cities.
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Consumer confidence, unemployment, and nominal home price figures were all beautiful sights to see last month.
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The majority of the housing market has seen steady growth lately, but luxury home values have been unpredictable.
LGI Homes' Birch Model is offered in the Dallas-Fort Worth community of Summer Oaks, which has a park and walking trails. Homes include energy-efficient appliances, a two-car garage, and a 10-year warranty. Photo courtesy LGI Homes.
People who want space should head to Texas.
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A “fear of missing out” is one reason Facebook users want to follow their friends and enter the world of homeownership.
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In New York City and a few of its Long Island and Connecticut suburbs, it costs upwards of $95,000 just to pay the bills without setting anything aside for savings.
The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University released The State of the Nation's Housing report for 2016.