Housing News

August 25, 2014

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000 units in July, according to data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

August 22, 2014

The system has eliminated oil and gas bills for the 1950s-era, 1,800-sf home.

August 21, 2014

Tightening water-use restrictions are driving the use of the non-toxic dye.

August 20, 2014

After a debate over adopting the latest code for sprinkler installment, city officials voted to keep it.

August 18, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points to 55 on the Housing Market Index (HMI) for August.

August 18, 2014

The revised requirements impact residential, commercial and industrial electrical installations.

Photo: Joffre Essley/Flickr

August 15, 2014

Ohio utilities are trying to reduce the amount net-metering customers get for their electricity.

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August 14, 2014

Added costs of proposed sprinkler provision concerned city officials.

August 13, 2014

The Wall Street Journal calls it the largest wave of lenders loosening standards for prime mortgages since the housing bust.

August 12, 2014

A new Harvard study concludes that tight credit, not affordability, is keeping first-timers away


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