Why it’s important to stress functionality over style in home remodeling projects

The increased popularity of reality TV inspired by real estate is compelling many homeowners to put aesthetic before functionality in their home remodeling projects, and that’s a big concern, experts said in a recent article in Forbes. Popular trends include no-door kitchen cabinets, but that might not be such a good move for homeowners who

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Home construction grows in August but it could be short lived

There’s good news on the construction front as builders have been stepping up their efforts to build more homes and replenish inventory-starved markets.

Home construction decline means 6 million homes are “missing” from U.S. markets

The alarming shortage of housing inventory can be blamed on a downtrend in new home construction that began in the wake of the Great Recession last decade, according to a new Zillow analysis.

Decline in new home construction could cause “housing emergency”, says NAR economist

New home construction is on the decline following a strong start to 2017. The latest report from the Commerce Department shows that housing starts nationwide,

Hooray, more single-family homes on the way

Home builders have answered the call to provide more single-family homes in the last month, with production rising by 8.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 783,000 units

Memphis New Home Permits Mostly Stable

Year-on-year, Memphis and Shelby County saw a slight increase in new home permits. Third quarter numbers for 2014 were up 3.4 percent. However, new home permits were down 13.4 percent compared to the second quarter of 2014. The exact numbers were 212 new construction permits in the third quarter of 2014 compared to 245 permits

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