In the beginning of the classic 1989 film, Back to the Future: Part II, 17-year-old protagonist Marty McFly travels 30 years into the future to visit his grownup self in the year 2015.
There's more than one way to improve your position
Construction of One Rincon Hill in San Francisco, 2006. Photo: Armin van Buuren, Wikimedia Commons
The Wall Street Journal argues that the lack of condos, which can serve as entry-level housing, is a missed opportunity in the housing recovery
Trulia’s Chief Economist Selma Hepp says 2015 may be the best year for housing
Homes that suit their lots play a crucial role in communities that sell well, maintain value, and have staying power
Post-recession, builders are finding that there’s more than one way to the land and lot pipeline
Builders have to pay more for land, which means building bigger, more expensive homes is a safer bet to break even
A paradigm shift in American housing design does not mean single-family homes should vanish.
A shortage of buildable lots, especially in the most desirable locations, has emerged as one of the key factors holding back a more robust housing recovery, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders.
The decision overturns a Florida Supreme Court ruling that would have given governments expanded power to force unreasonable exactions upon developers.
The city has already awarded three vacant city-owned sites on streets lined with old-line two- and three-family homes in the Roxbury and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods to teams of developers and architects.