Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
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Homes are starting to stay on the market longer than two months, shifting to a buyer’s market
Good jobs and a charming downtown help get towns on the list
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Outside magazine ranks the best towns to live, work, run, sail, climb, and paddle
Out of the 7.3 million homeowners who went through foreclosure or short sales during the bust, about 700,000 are projected to reenter the market this year
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Two-thirds of all households created last year were by Americans between 65 and 74 years old
The typical American today rents for six years before buying. In the 1970s, it was only 2.6 years
Step aside 90210, American home buyers are looking at other ZIP codes
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Brick, stone and vinyl sidings help to create a first impression
The trend grows along with the increase in multigenerational homes
Experts say investors get more peace of mind from the tangible aspects of real estate compared to stocks and bonds