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Zoning Laws Hold Back Multi-Gen Housing

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, March 16, 2016   Builders say city ordinances nationwide are preventing them from constructing multigenerational housing — an increasingly popular option as more American families are living under one roof — and a shortage of this type of housing is growing. Under One Roof Multigenerational Households a Lasting Trend? […]

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SEC Raises Limits for Investment

Gene Trowbridge of Trowbridge Taylor Sidoti LLC explains how real estate crowdfunding may change with the new rules. May 2015 | By Mariwyn Evans Real estate crowdfunding boomed in 2014. Now, new SEC rules for Title IV of the JOBS Act have made crowdfunding even more attractive to real estate deal sponsors. Gene Trowbridge, CCIM, […]

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Small Homes ‘Granny Flats’ Meet Some Resistance

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016   Small homes built in home owners backyards for aging parents or as rentals – often dubbed “granny flats” – are facing an increasing number of lawsuits in some cities. Multi-Gen Living: What to Know Help Clients Find a Home for Life Must-Have Design for Multigenerational […]

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Home Owners Say if They Had to They’d Cut Housing Costs By …

If faced with an unexpected financial burden, the majority of home owners say they’d reduce their housing costs by downsizing, according to a survey conducted by Trulia of more than 2,000 Americans. The survey sought to find out what home owners would do with their homes if faced with a major financial hardship – such […]

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Multigenerational Households a Lasting Trend?

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 17, 2013 The recession set off a new wave of multigenerational households, which began to increase in late 2007. Fewer new households were created as more people doubled up to ride through economic hard times. College grads moved back home, and aging parents moved in with family. But […]

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12 Modern Home Exteriors from the AD Archives

Sleek and inventive, these modern residences redefine home Text by Colleen Egan Posted August 6, 2016     It’s not hard to appreciate modern homes. They give off a sophisticated, one-of-a-kind vibe that design lovers can’t seem to get enough of. Clean lines and industrial-style materials are the typical characteristics of contemporary design, but it’s […]

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Home Buyer Confidence on the Rise

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2016 Home purchase sentiment reached an all-time survey high in July, an indication that Americans are feeling more upbeat about the housing market, according to Fannie Mae. Overall sentiment rose 3.3 points to a reading of 86.5. Each of the index’s six components– including selling outlook and […]

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6 Home Repairs Owners Shouldn’t Delay

Some home repairs that owners linger on could turn into financial catastrophe. BobVila.com recently highlighted several things home owners should repair in their home before it’s too late, including: 1. Gutters: If not cleared, gutters – crucial for proper drainage — could be the root of problems for home owners. During the winter, clogged gutters […]

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8 Unwritten Etiquette Rules Every Home Seller Should Know

  If you’re trying to sell your home, you’ve probably scrutinized it, staged it, and scrubbed it down from floorboards to rooftop as if the folks from Architectural Digest were stopping by for a cover shoot. OK, so it’s in immaculate shape—but your home isn’t the only thing under scrutiny here. You are, too! That’s […]

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July Housing Starts Beat Expectations

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Housing starts rose 2.1 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.2 million units, the highest level since February, according to a new Commerce Department report. Single-family starts barely budged, rising just .5 percent to 770,000 units, while multifamily starts jumped 5.0 percent […]

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