The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
As Baby Boomers age and birthrates continue to remain low, a major demographic shift is about to take place
Beyond being located in an ideal vacation spot, a second home should offer strong home value gains and have good rental income potential
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Irvine Ranch and three other Orange County communities combine for 24 percent of all home sales in the top 20 planned communities across the country
Agrihoods are trying to bring the distance food travels to a dinner plate down from a few thousand miles to just a few blocks
The Hermosa neighborhood in Chicago. Photo: Colin J Bird/Wikimedia Commons.
Metro areas like Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, and San Francisco-Oakland all saw their share of middle-income adults decrease by at least 5 percentage points from 2000 to 2014.
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Builder confidence may need to drop before affordability and inventory issues begin to ease
For Millennials, most primary borrowers who are women are single, while the majority of male primary borrowers are married
A subset of more affluent renters are forgoing the suburbs and paying premium prices to rent in urban centers
More and more cities are returning to or surpassing where they were before the recession, but growth across the U.S. is still uneven