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5 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

These dirt bags are in demand

When Mike Zock was involved in the Pittsburgh home-building industry in the early 2000s, he witnessed traditional sediment controls fail with each new rainfall.

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Related Topix: Home, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

9 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Our eco-friendly home

With a combination of ideas from magazines, hotels and other houses, the Porters built a two-bedroom grass-thatched house in 10 months, writes Joseline Adiru.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa

14 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Homeowners and Homebuilders Are Going Green

A promising trend in home construction is the rising number of certified green and energy efficient homes.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Yesterday | The Age

Home construction expected to lift

Young families wanting new stand-alone houses are expected to drive a boom in residential construction in the next three years.

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Related Topix: Home

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MarketWatch

Here's what will hold back housing for the next two years

Home-building rates will remain low over the next couple of years as the population expands slowly and it remains tough to get a mortgage, among other market challenges, according to a Monday research report by analysts at RBC Capital Markets.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

No Need For Alarm Over Housing Starts Even As They Clash With Bullish Builder Sentiment

A recovery in home builder sentiment suggests that disappointing housing starts are more likely indicative of an on-going "bumping along" for the housing market.

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Related Topix: Home, Financial Markets

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Reuters

Australia's embrace of high-rise living has short-term cost

Australia is enjoying a long-desired housing renaissance as a record amount of new building gets under way, and a shift in fashion toward high-rise living should lengthen its life span even if it tempers its immediate benefits.

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Related Topix: Home

ReporterHerald.com

Habitat to build homes for 3 flood victims

Loveland Habitat for Humanity wants to build three homes for flood victims using state Habitat and local funds to help get them into decent, affordable housing.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Non-Profit, Home, Boulder, CO

The Columbus Dispatch

New home construction in central Ohio ready to rebound

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Home, Delaware County, OH, Columbus, OH, Hilliard, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

First & Worst Jobs: Readers weigh in on the good, bad and ugly in work experiences

The view from the cul-de-sac atop an Austin hill at the end of a quiet street provided little entertainment as the nights dragged on longer than a scratched cornea.

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Related Topix: Home

OregonLive.com

Sponsored Content: Northern Heights serves as focal point for Street of Dreams

The "Ya-Hala" from Red Hills Construction combines Old World design with modern inspiration, and is one of five 2014 Street of Dreams homes.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Happy Valley, OR, Clackamas County, OR, Interior Design, Arts, West Linn, OR

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Construction Worker Shortage Drives Home Prices Up

The housing industry has bounced back, but during the recession many construction workers became unemployed and found themselves other work.

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Related Topix: Home, Brown County, WI, Outagamie County, WI, Green Bay, WI

Tri-cityherald.com

Free energy efficiency seminar set July 22 in Richland

The seminar is at 7 p.m. July 22 at 1325 White Bluffs St. in Richland in an Energy Star-rated, "Built Green" home in the Westcliffe development.

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Related Topix: Richland, WA, Home

The Big Picture

Home Builders Cant Find Workers? Try a Pay Raise

First, home production has been relatively slow, which should be expected following a long period of overbuilding.

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Related Topix: Home

Sun Journal

Maine contractors bet on active market for 'passive' energy-efficient homes

Weeks ago, builder Josh Wojcik's crew was tearing the roof off a 1973 ranch house that they're converting into a high-efficiency home.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Maine, Yarmouth, ME, Bangor, ME

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Think Before You Borrow: 4 Easy Steps to Pay for Your Home

Home construction lending is a little different than regular mortgage financing.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Deseret News

7 questions to ask your homebuilder

Building a home is a huge task. It's important for you to know what to ask your home builder before the process starts.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Investor's Business Daily

Home Construction Drops 9.3% In June; May Drops Too

U.S. home construction fell in June to the slowest pace in nine months, a setback to hopes that housing is regaining momentum and will boost economic growth this year.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US home construction drops 9.3 percent in June

Authorities say a northern New Jersey police officer has died after a tractor-trailer veered off the road and rear-ended his unmarked cruiser.

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Related Topix: Home, New Jersey, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Journalgazette.net

Study: Millennials still buying homes, just later

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Home, Home Buying

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