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Along with making the home look better, refinishing hardwood floors provides the highest money-back value of all the home improvement projects.

NAR’s Economists’ Outlook

When smart home technology becomes confusing and overwhelming, Amazon will literally be there to help.

The Seattle Times reports that the tech giant is rolling out Smart…

New communities with that are walkable, contain open spaces and trails, and have a variety of housing types are beneficial for both developers and the general public.

Arti Harchekar of…

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…

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