Single Family Homes

Single Family Homes

HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on single family homes for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



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Features
June 30, 2016

Many builders have little choice but to look farther and farther out into the suburbs, where the prices need to be highly competitive to entice enough buyers

2015 Builder of the Year: Neal Communities

Left to right: John Collier, VP of Waterscapes Pools & Spas; Randy Turkovics, president, Neal Signature Homes; Pat Neal, owner/chairman executive committee; Charlene Neal, president, Charlene Neal PureStyle; Michael Storey, president; Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida regional president. Photo: Gary Bogdon/DB Photo Agency.

Features
November 24, 2015

The Great Recession offered some hard lessons for Neal Communities—and a chance to do better than ever before.

Builders Respond to Resurgence of Multi-Generation Living

Photo: Jesse Davis/Flickr

News
November 12, 2015

Lennar and KB Home are among builders building homes for multiple generations

The piazza design at La Vita at Orchard Hills

Brookfield Residential and architect SDK Atelier employed an innovative piazza
concept at La Vita at Orchard Hills where homes are clustered in groups of four
around shared motor courts. The courtyards also serve as community gathering spots.
Photos: Eric Figge

Features
February 06, 2015

At La Vita at Orchard Hills, Tuscan-style homes clustered around small piazzas bring a little Italian flavor to Orange County

Features
August 26, 2013

Smaller-scale infill designs are not just for well-established urban areas anymore.

Features
August 23, 2013

Architects and designers see more L-shaped great rooms, more spatial definition, and a stronger connection to the outdoors.

Features
May 20, 2013

Seattle architect Ross Chapin knows all about designing smaller, smarter homes. Chapin, principal of Ross Chapin Architects, Langley, Wash., has long been a proponent of conserving resources by cutting down on unnecessary square footage.

Features
April 25, 2013

Whether a home is large or small, the master bath continues to demand a great deal of attention.

News
April 23, 2013

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 417,000 units in March, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Features
April 01, 2013

Although the idea of a great room has been around for many years, the design and definition have both evolved.

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