Design Solutions for Drop Zones

While guests usually enter via a more formal front entrance, the real action in most homes occurs where the family enters, and that's where drop zones come into play 

House Review

Starter Home Designs for All Ages

These single-family detached designs help serve a critical market segment, no matter the age of the buyer

House Review

Housing Designs for Boomers

In 2019, the youngest Baby Boomers will turn 55, while the oldest will be 73. No wonder builders and developers are rapidly opening 55-plus communities to capture the interest of this vast market segment

Small Homes That Feel Big

These clever plans make living areas seem larger than they first appear

8 Products Perfect for Small Homes, Condos

As more developers turn to micro units and tiny homes as a way to solve the affordability crisis, they’ll need architectural tricks and stylish compact products for their kitchens and baths. We’ve found some that will fit right in.

Creating Separation

Open floor plans have been a popular staple in home design for years. Now, a growing number of homeowners and design experts are "over it."

America's Most Popular Home

A new demographic trends report from the National Association of Realtors finds which home types buyers want most in 2019. 

Lifestyle Clash, Real Estate Crunch

Fifteen years ago, Baby Boomers in Sun Belt states were having big homes built, inspired by Mediterranean and Tuscan design styles. Now, as they seek to downsize, they are increasingly finding that Millennial buyers are not in the market for these homes.

This Week's Codes and Standards, March 25

New LEED credit for timber traceability, ICC code releases for repurposed shipping containers, San Francisco clears ADU permit backlog, tech keys to affordable housing, and a 3D-printed 2,000 square-foot home

Storm Shelter Surge

In Tennessee's new and existing home markets, homebuyers and owners increasingly want storm shelters included in their home's design.

Dorms for Families

New York real estate developer Tishman Speyer and rental company Common have teamed up to offer Kin, a new brand featuring co-living products for families. 

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