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Benefits of Townhouse Living

It seems there’s been a trend lately toward smaller homes. Turn on the TV and you’ll find several shows about how people are downsizing and living in homes that are less than 500 square feet. While that seems a bit … Continue reading

Why are New Homes Getting so Big? Look at Who’s Buying Them

February 25, 2014 – Though the average size of new homes keeps getting bigger, there is more to this home buying trend than meets the eye, according to Census Bureau data presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during … Continue reading

Nationwide Housing Production Edges Just Under 1 Million Units in December

NAHB, 2014 – Following an unusual surge in housing starts in November, nationwide housing production fell 9.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 999,000 units in December, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and … Continue reading

New-Home Sales Down 7 Percent in December; Up 16.4 Percent for the Year

NAHB, 2014 – Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 414,000 units in December, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census … Continue reading