Inconspicuous consumption dominated affluent consumers' buying habits during the recent recession. McMansions, flashy cars and lavish vacation homes were out. Luxury buyers contented themselves with more modest purchases. As the economic recovery has taken hold, however,...
The National Association of Home Builders has released the results of a new study, What Home Buyers Really Want: Ethnic Preferences. The latest release from NAHB’s publishing arm, BuilderBooks is a further analysis of...
The American Real Estate Investors Academy has discovered a new way to build houses which has developers and real estate investors lining up. The new building method combines green building with disaster resistant construction at a...
The share of new homes being built as rental apartments is at the highest level in at least four decades, as an improving jobs picture spurs younger Americans to form their own households but tighter lending standards make it more difficult to buy.
Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 175,000, seasonally adjusted, in February and 2,158,000 over 12 months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Construction employment rose by 15,000 for the month and 152,000 over...
BIM (building information modeling) has long been discussed as a way for construction companies to improve building by using collaborative processes. Such tools for models and design also provide the buyer with of view of what the structure will look like, but what if that...
Experts say the housing recovery is leaving millennials behind the economy has picked up and mortgage rates are currently low, however for millennials — those born after 1980, that doesn't mean they are settling down. In fact, statistics show homeownership rates decline...
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