Tract Housing: The Levittown Legacy

Tract Housing: The Levittown Legacy

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. The economic opportunity seemed limitless. Home ownership was within reach for millions. After...
Handsome Walls: The Gated Community Appeal

Handsome Walls: The Gated Community Appeal

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 some sort.  Even this meaning varies from person to...
Home & Garden…and the Living Room Tourist

Home & Garden…and the Living Room Tourist

We are a nation of viewers. In 2015, Americans spent an average of 2.8 hours a day watching television. The NFL and college football enjoys enormous viewership, but these aren’t played year-round. Political and cultural news do very well on national news networks,...
Multi-Family Homes: Niche or Growing Market?

Multi-Family Homes: Niche or Growing Market?

Americans have been enjoying longer average lifespans for decades. There is a commonly used cliché in politics about demographics being destiny that pertains to the real estate space. But what you’re likely thinking is, “In what way, specifically, do changing...
Tiny Houses: A Growing (Small) Trend?

Tiny Houses: A Growing (Small) Trend?

Things happen in cycles. It’s not a deep insight, but it is true. There is a cyclical trait to human matters, whether economic, political, sociocultural, or otherwise. With respect to the housing market, bigger was once regarded as being better as opposed to...
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