Builder confidence curbed in July by continued supply-side roadblocks
Labor shortages, regulatory costs and high costs of materials continued to dampen builder confidence, but strong buyer demand helped moderately temper those challenges in July, according to a new report
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 21
Even if homebuilders wanted to quit lumber, they foresee big hurdles
Lumber prices remain high, but builders say a host of factors prevents them from switching to other materials
by Daniel Houston Jul 12
Miami condo collapse updates: Second lawsuit, warnings in April
Plus, photos taken just days before the collapse show cracked concrete and corroded rebar in the building's garage
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 29
Amid housing shortage, investors double down on prefab startups
Construction startups have raised $1.5 billion since the start of this year as builders rush to address the shortage, according to Crunchbase
by Daniel Houston Jun 9
10 of the most luxurious log cabins on the market
Realtor.com has put together a list of houses priced above $2M
What real estate agents need to know about slab foundations
It's important for agents to have a wide range of knowledge when it comes to building basics and construction principles. Here, we break down what a slab foundation is and why it can be a smart choice
by Gerard Splendore May 31
Buy and build with Welcome Homes' online new construction platform
Welcome Homes augments a streamlined business plan with dynamic 3D visualization to let new homebuyers build and buy directly from their browsers
by Craig C. Rowe Apr 23
Matterport and rooomy advance relationship with immersive virtual staging
The partnership aims to provide consumers with as immersive and realistic a home tour as possible before seeing it in person
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 15
Leaky pipes and stalled elevators: Living a life of luxury at 432 Park
A new report reveals an array of problems in the 88-floor skyscraper dubbed '432 Park Avenue,' prompting a discussion about wealth and how construction influences supply
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 5
This container house in the middle of the desert can be yours for $3.5M
Envisioned by Whitaker Studio architecture firm, the so-called Starburst Container House in Joshua Tree will be built from shipping containers arranged in the shape of a star
Why tiny homes are booming during the pandemic
While some Americans see appeal in adopting a more efficient and affordable way of living during a time of economic uncertainty, others see tiny homes as an opportunity for an office or investment property
4 home design trends ushered in by the pandemic
Changing needs due to COVID-19 have altered buyer preferences when it comes to home amenities. Here's what The Agency is seeing from clients
by Mauricio Umansky Nov 11
Survivalist community anticipates 'collapse mode' post-election
With locations in Colorado and West Virginia, Fortitude Ranch is readying for a wave of new members following the election