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Seasonal Homes

Posted on February 21st, 2017

What is a Seasonal Home? Seasons change.  Areas that are inviting during the spring and summer might become far less come fall or winter. In many desert environments, the opposite is true. Birds Fly South For the Winter (For A…

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Building a Home in 2017

Posted on February 15th, 2017

Housing Market Trends and Construction Forecasts Home Building Home building can be changed due to external economic factors. These can directly effect and shape its success. Inflation, unemployment numbers, interest rates, social or political changes alter the homebuilding business. These…

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Tract Housing: The Levittown Legacy

Posted on February 6th, 2017

  The years following World War II were extremely prosperous in the United States. Incomes increased from coast to coast, existing industries flourished and new ones thrived. Economic opportunity seemed limitless. Homeownership was within reach for millions. After the Great…

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Handsome Walls: The Gated Community Appeal

Posted on February 1st, 2017

That Feeling of Security at Home Handsome Walls: Our inside term for those enclosures that separate gated communities from the outside world. Many meanings apply to the term “home.” In its most common context, it implies a residential building of…

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Politics & Economics: How they affect the Housing Market

Posted on January 30th, 2017

Since President Trump won the election, mortgage rates have increased due to the awaited economic stimulus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 20,000 for the first time – investors elevated stocks following a strong earnings report after Trump’s push to…

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