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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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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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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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San Jose first US city where median home price reaches over $1 million

EMBED </>More News Videos <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”http://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=1466460″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> San Jose has become the most expensive metro market for homes in the country. By David Louie Thursday, August 11, 2016 SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — San Jose has become the most expensive metro market for homes in the country. The median home price soared to […]

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Fixer Upper’s Joanna Gaines Answers All Your Renovating Questions

AD asks expert renovator Joanna Gaines for advice on curb appeal, layout strategy, antique sourcing, and more. (Joanna Gaines, star of the HGTV series Fixer Upper.) If anyone knows renovating, it’s Joanna Gaines. As one half of the beloved HGTV show Fixer Upper http://www.hgtv.com/shows/fixer-upper, which she hosts with her husband Chip, Gaines has made a […]

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Baby Boomers Gaining Optimism in Housing

Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Baby boomers have typically held the most pessimistic view on housing among all age groups, but their opinions are changing. Sixty percent of baby boomers now view the housing market favorably, a 6 percentage point increase from the spring, according to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Homeowner Sentiment […]

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4 Painting Tips from Farrow & Ball’s Color Experts

 Decorating + Renovation (by Lindsey Mather,” 4 Painting Tips from Farrow & Ball’s Color Experts”. June 10,2016) From ceilings to floors, this new book has you covered Iconic paint brand Farrow & Ball is certainly familiar with the agonizing process of finding the right color—it offers 132 hues to choose from—but the new book Farrow […]

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San Jose officials considering measure to build affordable housing

POLITICS EMBED </>More News Videos <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”http://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=1346998″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors are considering whether to put a bond measure on the November ballot that would build affordable housing after the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment was $2,200 last month. (KGo-TV) By David Louie Thursday, May 19, 2016 SAN JOSE, […]

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