Housing News

January 05, 2015

The Commerce Department is issuing steep tariffs on solar panels from China after discovering unfair subsidies were being issued by the Chinese government in addition to other infractions.

January 02, 2015

Opinions vary on how much rates will change in 2015, but many still expect them to rise.


December 31, 2014

Abandoned homes in three Midwestern states are being torn down to reduce crime and help boost the real estate market.


December 31, 2014

A college professor developed a way to utilize more than 2 billion plastic bottles for roof thatching.

December 30, 2014

Solar roof shingles driving greater interest among local prospects.

December 29, 2014

Advances from solar panels to electric cars are working together to produce all all electricity locally.

December 23, 2014

Environmental groups may challenge the proposal’s legality because it would leave utilities without energy-efficiency requirements.

December 23, 2014

The new regulations are designed to improve envelope performance throughout a building instead of just the walls.

December 23, 2014

Ruling gives sole authority on building codes to state Department of Labor and Industry

December 23, 2014

Builders say adding more windows and restricting cladding materials would increase the cost of building without raising appraised values.


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