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Home Prices Nearing Record Highs

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October 07, 2016

Home prices have risen by about 5% annually for the last two years

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October 06, 2016

Most zoning laws and building codes require a minimum square footage for new homes, and efforts to reduce that size have been slow to take off

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October 05, 2016

Roofing pros says that often times repairs aren't needed

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October 05, 2016

The money will fund projects geared to combat climate change, make transportation more efficient, and make communities more resilient to natural disasters

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October 03, 2016

Even within local markets, there can be up to a 10 percent variance in the measurement of houses

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September 30, 2016

Solar is already the second leading source of power in California

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September 29, 2016

New York City leads the list of the areas where demand most outstrips supply

Flooding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Photo: U.S. Geological Survey/Creative Commons

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September 28, 2016

More than 2,000 U.S. properties have experience 10 or more damaging floods

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September 28, 2016

The guide has hundreds of case studies and is organized around disruptive events including droughts, flooding, and landslides

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September 23, 2016

Chile could provide more affordable softwood to replace some of the supply from Canada

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