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Apartment developers target Millennials

The apartment housing sector isn’t about to be left out of the Millennial movement. A huge demographic group, 80 million strong and aged about 13 to 35, is now entering prime renter age and they don’t want the rentals their parents lived in.

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Multifamily dip drives housing starts lower in June

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS - Nationwide housing starts declined 9.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 836,000 units in June as construction of multifamily buildings


New home building recovery’s labor shortage makes new home inspection mandatory

You'll be asking to suffer through building defects if you plan to buy a new home from the current supply on the assembly line and don't also make


2013 housing starts to approach 1 million mark

"The possibility of one million starts in 2013 should not be dismissed as all 50 states will see increases in single family housing this year." PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION -


NAR: The Digital House Hunt

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - The National Association of Realtors, in conjunction with, recently released "The Digital House Hunt: Consumer and Market Trends in Real Estate" to


Infographic: What do new home buyers want?

Quality construction, neighborhood safety and floor plans they can live with are the three most important features buyers want in a newly built home, according to Builder Homesite’s


Single-family home demand boosts new home starts by 2.3%

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS - Nationwide housing production rose 2.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 750,000 units in August, according to newly released figures


Infographic: Buying a new home vs. a used home, a new home vs. renting

Consider purchasing a home and the choice between buying a newly built home or buying an existing home inevitably arises. In a potentially self-serving infographic, Schumacher Homes' data leans


Life inside the Olympic Village

LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES - The Olympic Village is located in the Olympic Park, within walking distance of the venues – enhancing the experience of athletes and officials


NAHB: Housing starts still struggling

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS - Single-family housing production held virtually unchanged in March as a double-digit decline in the more volatile multifamily sector brought combined nationwide starts


FHFA rule restricts mortgages for properties with private transfer fees

FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has sent a final rule to the Federal Register on private transfer fees. The final rule limits Fannie


Burns Consulting: Lagging indicators may have cost home buyers bottom-market deals

If you've been waiting for the housing market to hit bottom, you may have waited too long. John Burns Consulting reported this week, buyers seeking the greatest bottom market


American Dream more sustainable with smaller carbon footprint

The latest study extolling the intrinsic value found in green homes puts energy efficiency at the top of the list of features buyers most desire. The Yahoo! Home Horizon


Housing bust withered California’s economy, job market

When housing went down in the Golden State it took Californian jobs and a chunk of the economy with it. The bust has cost the Golden State hundreds of

San Jose's solar home sales sizzle

Apparently silicon on rooftops is just as hot as silicon found in all the computer components manufactured at the nation's ground zero for technology research and Broderick

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