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Recent studies strongly suggest a homeowner's utility expenses and transportation expenses can be meaningful determinants of delinquency, default, and prepayment.
Rising demand for residential construction is starting to outpace the number of workers available to do the work, some home builders say.
Sustained KBI score reflects continued optimism heading into summer.
New ULI Report, America In 2013, explores housing, transportation, community preferences. Survey suggests strong demand for compact development.
The newly released analysis looked at each city's overall carbon dioxide emissions and the number of homes currently for sale that have green features or eco-friendly ratings.
All components of the 55+ single-family HMI showed significant growth from a year ago: Present sales climbed 19 points to 46, expected sales for the next six months increased 21 points to 53, and...
Three recent studies that address the advantages of energy efficiency on home ownership could have a significant impact on the way buyers finance home purchases.
Buoyed by rising home prices throughout much of the nation, both single-family and multifamily housing starts are expected to post double-digit gains in 2013 compared with last year.
Currently, only 12 states allow homeowners to enter into lease agreements for solar energy, but the solar energy industry is lobbying hard to change that.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city's building code. He is also asking the Department of Water and Power to create incentives that make it financially...
Building stronger roofs could help make homes more resistant to disaster, according to building and insurance groups.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 417,000 units in March, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau...
The National Fenestration Rating Council approved changes to its NFRC 100 and NFRC 200 standards, allowing certain shading devices to be rated for U-factor and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is working on new building standards after discovering previously unknown indoor air pollutants.
NARI’s first-quarter data of current and future remodeling business conditions is reaching new heights, as quarter-over-quarter increases are seen across all subcomponents measuring remodeling...
Spending by homeowners on improvement projects is expected to accelerate as the year progresses, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity released by the Remodeling Futures...
The pace of housing starts in March tipped a milestone, posting an annual rate of 1.04 million units, an increase of 7 percent from February and up 47 percent from a year earlier.
On Sunday, April 7, the first four families received keys to their homes in the St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity Eco Village project in River Falls, Wis.
Ohm is the first system that can measure both solar and backup energy inputs as well as hot water energy usage, allowing solar hot water system owners to make smarter use of their solar-heated...
Using natural light and environmentally friendly materials are two keys to designing a sustainable home.