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Suburban developments are starting to get more of an urban feel to them. Planners are emphasizing walkable communities, markets and public parks, and town centers with retail and entertainment options.…

Older adult communities are becoming more prominent and will serve as one  solution for the nation’s rising aging population. But, they aren’t suitable for everyone. Some people will not leave their current…

Between environmental regulations and stubborn local homeowner groups, it’s very difficult to build in California. Skyrocketing house prices and dwindling supply, though, have given rise to the  YIMBY…

Citing the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Fortune reports that there were 937 fatal work injuries in private construction in 2015, the most since 2008.

Employment in mining and logging is down 25 percent from 2014. The last few years in the energy sector has resembled what housing went through at the end of last decade, as Conor Sen from Bloomberg…

Nearly a decade ago, Cara Brookins, a mother and computer analyst in Little Rock, Ark., happened upon a house badly damaged by a tornado. After seeing the basic construction was simpler than she had thought…

Clayton Homes, a builder of manufactured housing and modular homes, announced the launch of a new division.

HousingWire reports that Clayton Home Transport will deliver…

Spring is the start of the homebuying season, but a little patience pays off.

SmartAsset says the best time to sell a house is in the summer, when half of all home sales…

Real estate agents are using 3D cameras so prospective buyers can experience a home through virtual reality.

MarketWatch reports that a few San Francisco tech companies,…

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