Agrihoods—communities centered around working farms—are attracting homebuyers with a keen interest in fresh, local food

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The average borrower can save $260 a month, and around 700,000 borrowers can save more than $400 a month

Mexican Independence Day parade in Minneapolis, Minn. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Creative Commons

The Hispanic population rose in all the 100 major metros other than San Francisco and San Jose

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The new construction will eliminate the equivalent of nearly 78,000 tons of CO2 emissions each year

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Public investors can buy $1,000 worth of shares that will be used to build new homes in walkable urban neighborhoods

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Factory OS will build 300 prefabricated homes which will be used as temporary housing for Google employees

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Home prices have boomed in several major Western markets and declined in dozens of Midwestern and Southern counties

Redwood City, Calif., offers the best value for buyers who want to move to the San Francisco area. Photo: Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons

Homes in these places may not be cheap, but they are relatively affordable and offer quality schools, low crime, short commutes, and nice restaurants

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Women and minorities have a new way to get into the construction trades

Peña Station Next. Photo: L.C. Fulenwider Inc.

Technologically advanced communities are popping up in South Korea, India, and Denver

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A new timber guide has been released, two green building organizations announce a partnership, and Florida launches new code for blower door rating test

Robotic arm

With a tight supply of labor and flat productivity growth, construction is an industry sector that could see a lot of upside from robotics and automation.

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Around 80 percent of retirees who have recently moved stayed close to where they originally lived

Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Fallingwater home. Photo: Pixabay

If he were alive today, the influential architect would probably be motivated to top his previous creations

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Millennials are buying homes, but they want what downsizing Boomers now want: Smaller homes with nicer amenities in denser neighborhoods

Videos

Inside Integrity Windows and Doors: Heritage

In the first part of this series, we travel to the Integrity Facility in Fargo, ND. Join us for a look inside how it all started and witness the impact of a heritage built on mutual respect, pride in production and a product that can truly define a home.

Inside Integrity Windows and Doors: Quality and Performance

In the second part of this series, we discover Integrity's answer to the question, "Why are you different?" Find out why Ultrex® fiberglass is considered to be the perfect building material, as we pay a visit to the Materials Science Laboratory for some important research and development.

Inside Integrity Windows and Doors: Precision Manufacturing

In the final part of this series, we take a closer look at the strategy and focus on precision that drives everything they do at Integrity Windows and Doors. The winning combination of custom engineering, a proprietary process, and a truly skilled workforce gives them the confidence to adapt and excel in this competitive market.

The Benefits of Choosing Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters provide homeowners and business owners with many advantages when it comes to heating their water. This informative video takes you through a few of the key benefits of choosing a Rinnai Tankless Water Heater.

May 2017

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The developer of Terramor, the newest master planned community in...

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