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A few months ago I got a call from John, a small remodeler with a 10-year track record and a respectable reputation.
The best parcels never make it to market. Developers know from experience that deals for choice land often start as solutions brought to landowners who initially have no intention of selling
A set of CD-ROMs with state-by-state maps of the entire country from the U.S. Geological Survey can be a handy tool for residential land buyers.
One the biggest challenges facing advocates of New Urbanism is how to keep vehicles moving through narrow, pedestrian-oriented streets and alleys.
The proposed Historic Homeownership Assistance Act received the support of the U.S. Conference of Mayors during its summer meeting in Madison, Wis.
'Buyer, beware!' might be advisable for consumers, but 'Remodeler, beware!' is appropriate when it comes to state laws concerning home-improvement contractors.
As the topic of suburban sprawl and anti-growth legislation heats up with the upcoming federal elections, the Sierra Club recently released its second annual report on sprawl.
For years now, new and higher impact fees have been the nemesis of home building associations in most places across the country.
A phone call, a fax and a drive out to the site are the usual ways builders commonly track the progression of land development.
Wherever they stand on the continuum — all-out effort to comply, head-in-the-sand denial that the rules exist, or somewhere in between — all remodelers face risks when it comes to lead paint and...
The American Planning Association’s Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook could prompt states to review and change planning and land-use laws.
For the many builders who view New Urbanism as a passing fad, evidence to the contrary is pouring in.
Working with real estate agent Marlene Graham on the master bath in her 1979 house, Tallahassee, Fla., builder and remodeler Mark Worley wowed her and her husband, Bill, by bringing in the project...