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Off-site construction: 50% time savings with challenges

Posted by   /  October 12, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Carol Galante shares insight on the steps to moving housing into a feasible, productive future. By Jennifer Castenson | Builder This year, you are on track to build 500 homes. Congratulations. What if next year, you were able to increase production by 40%, so you could then build 700 homes in the same time and at a […]

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Check out Flagstaffs most expensive homes currently for sale

Posted by   /  September 5, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Arizona Daily Sun Take a look at the current most expensive home for sale in Flagstaff – Courtesy of NAAR MLS. [This slideshow in Arizona Daily Sun actually features 10 properties.] READ ON:

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‘Favorited’ homes sell faster for more money

Posted by   /  August 23, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Zillow study finds when more people save a home as a favorite, the quicker it goes off the market. Builder Apparently, “favoriting” is now a word. It’s what home shoppers do on Zillow. As bad as it is for the English language, it is good for home sellers. According to a new Zillow analysis, homes with […]

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Catch it if you can — Phoenix homes inventory tightens

Posted by   /  July 14, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Sue Weaver | The Arizona Report Homebuyers across the nation feel as though they are trying to jump into a speeding car moving 60 mph down the highway. Nationally, the inventory of homes is falling, dropping 8.9 % in the second quarter of 2017 thereby racking up a nine-quarter trend. In fact, the national […]

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Why can’t they build homes where jobs are?

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Bloomberg News In a logical world, builders would rush to put up homes in the U.S. regions adding jobs at the fastest pace. In reality, it’s not so simple. San Francisco’s metropolitan area added 373,000 net new jobs in the last five years—but issued permits for only 58,000 units of new housing. The lack of […]

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How the aging US population impacts housing

Posted by   /  December 19, 2016  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

As America ages, its homes must adapt — but are they? By Deidre Woollard | Inman Key Takeaways Current housing supply is inadequate to meet the needs of an aging population. By 2035, more than one in five people in the U.S. will be aged 65 and older. Homes will need more age-friendly elements such as […]

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Why it’s so difficult to build homes on the Navajo Reservation

Posted by   /  December 15, 2016  /  Featured News  /  No Comments

To build new residences on Tribal Trust Land, the Navajo Housing Authority and private developers must overcome multiple obstacles By Dennis Wagner and Craig Harris | The Republic If the Navajo Reservation were a state, it would be the poorest in the nation, with the highest rates of poverty and unemployment. Its housing need might […]

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Inventory and Price Watch: It’s Harder To Get Started

Posted by   /  December 15, 2016  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

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Trulia America’s starter-home shortage is worsening. The number of available homes for the average first-time homebuyer saw its steepest year-over-year drop in three years, 12.1%. And buyers have to pay more to get them: 1.9% more of their income, an increasingly unaffordable pace. We took a look back at affordability since 2012 and compared annual […]

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Red vs. blue states: Which has the best homes?

Posted by   /  September 27, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  When it comes to Republican red-voting states, Democrat blue-voting states or the swing states, who fares the best in real estate? Realtor.com®’s research team evaluated the data to see which has the biggest homes, priciest residences, and the most home owners. Priciest homes: Blue states Continued:

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So, how come sales of brand-new homes doing so well?

Posted by   /  May 25, 2016  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Clare Trapasso | realtor.com Sales of newly constructed homes spiked in April as buyers, spooked by the lack of properties on the market and rapidly rising prices, snapped them up. About 61,000 new homes were sold in April—the highest number since July 2007. The number of sales jumped 27% over the same time a […]

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