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?
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Room for personalization in homes is key
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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
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.
Builders have to pay more for land, which means building bigger, more expensive homes is a safer bet to break even
It isn’t just schools that make or break a city’s livability for families. Huffington Post shares an infographic from WalletHub’s Best and Worst Cities for Families rankings.
Homeowners also expressed optimism regarding home values
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A majority of Americans are pessimistic about buying a home
Rising rents, mounting student debt, and a shift in demographics contribute to the U.S. homeownership rate’s continuing decline
Last year was the year of the McMansion, as the number of homes built with four or more bedrooms were 12 percentage points higher than it was in 2009