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Friday | The London Free Press

Bang On!: Renovation industry helps economy flourish

Renovation plays a major role in the economic prosperity of our province. Last year more than 170,000 jobs were attributed solely to the home renovation and repair industry.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Friday Sep 12 | PR-inside.com

Global engineering industry: $3358.5bn industry in 2012

Global Construction & Engineering industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size . The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

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Related Topix: Home

Friday Sep 12 | Stuff.co.nz

So you want to build a house?

It's been nine months since comedian, actor and television producer Jon Bridges moved into his new home and he is thrilled. However, like every building project there was a bit of stress.

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Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal

Slow start, fast finish for Louisville home builders?

It has been a slow start for new home construction in the Louisville area during the first half of 2014. But two area builders say the pace has picked up quite a bit in recent months.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Home, Jefferson County, KY

Friday Sep 12 | Nu Wire Investor

Property Investing Questions: Should You Buy Land and Build, or Buy Existing Property?

The conventional wisdom and familiar quote often used when property investment is under discussion, is to always consider buying land as a good investment because they are not making it anymore. The well-worn phrase has a ring of truth about it but it doesn't really answer all the questions you might have.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing

Thu Sep 11, 2014

GlobalNews

On patrol with Sask 1st Call

Whether you're digging a basement or just preparing to build a fence in your yard, there's a risk of rupturing an underground gas or power line. Reg Welsh is one of two Sask 1st Call safety patrols in Saskatchewan trying to make sure that doesn't happen.

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Related Topix: Home

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Construction starts again in Ocean Beach IIIConstruction starts again ...

Construction starts again in Ocean Beach III Summer time ban on outdoor building has been lifted for fall.

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WALB-TV Albany

Habitat gets a woman's touch

Some women are trading in their makeup for hard hats as they help build a home for a family in need. Wednesday's group of volunteers are helping kick off "Women Build Month" for the Flint River Habitat for Humanity.

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Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Making Home Construction Less of a Disruption

Did you know that remodeling your home can be as stressful as moving into a new one? You may have decided to remodel the old kitchen, or perhaps you're adding on to your home so that mom or dad can live with you. These days, if you're part of the Sandwich Generation, your grown child may be living at home as well.

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Related Topix: Home, Sandwich, Alternative

Free Press

City offers incentive to home builders

SO FAR THIS YEAR there are a total of five new homes being built in Braidwood, including this home at the southern end of Division Street. When compared to last year, new home construction has increased by 500 percent.

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Salem News

News, Sports, Jobs, Ohio, Community Information

Rudolph said on a couple of occasions about $35 has been missing each time from an accountant's desk. Then on another occasion someone cut the padlock off the cash drawer inside a locked office and took two cash bags with about $100 in each bag.

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Related Topix: Salem, OH, Alliance, OH, Home, New Waterford, OH, Lisbon, OH

Tue Sep 09, 2014

News 4 Jax

Home construction sites continue to be burglarized

As the summer continues to heat up so are the number of home burglaries in many areas across north east Florida. But those burglars aren't just targeting homes.

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Related Topix: Home, St Johns County, FL

JD Supra

Texas Supreme Court Reinforces that Subcontractors May be Liable to Property Owners

On August 22, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that both the trial court and the court of appeals improperly dismissed a property owner's claim for negligence against a subcontractor for improper plumbing installation in Chapman Custom Homes, Inc. v. Dallas Plumbing Company .

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Related Topix: Home, Frisco, TX

Mon Sep 08, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Father/Son Builders Get Parade Home Ready

55 of them will be on display for the fall Parade of Homes over the next two weekends. "It creates a deadline crunch that we're under here.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Home

CE News

Notre Dame E2E group develops novel housing solution for Haiti

The attention and concern of the world was focused on Haiti following its Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake. As is often the case, as time went on, the focus on Haiti became less intense as the world moved on.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, Home

The Business Journal

Christophersons renovate a homebuilding tradition

The Christopherson family made a name for itself building several thousand North Bay homes, often in large developments, over three decades until the major housing market correction eight years ago, and now the family business is back with new-home projects and a more diversified company for building, rebuilding and selling dwellings. "The goal is not to be a one-trick company," said Keith Christopherson, co-founder of Christopherson Homes and one of five principals in Synergy Group, a collection of four development, brokerage, renovation and construction operating companies.

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Related Topix: Home, Santa Rosa, CA, Napa, CA, Sonoma, CA

GhanaWeb

ASN undercuts mortgage competition

Having acquired licence to operate non-banking financial services, home-builder ASN Properties says it intends to ease the burden of potential home-owners by underwriting its own mortgages at the much cheaper interest rate of 12% to 15% with thirty-year tenure. With interest rates on mortgages imitating the unbearably high rates of over 30% in the country generally, the company believes it is making it possible for the average middle-income earner to own a home.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Indiana's NewsCenter

FW Habitat For Humanity Holds First Ever Interfaith Build

With hammers and saws in hand, a group of volunteers banded together to make a difference for a fort Wayne family in need. For Habitat for Humanity, a collaboration of more than a dozen diverse faith groups gathered to build a home for a couple and their three children in the Fuller's Landing housing addition.

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Related Topix: Home, Fort Wayne, IN

Fri Sep 05, 2014

MacReport Media RSS Feed

Real Capital Solutions Launches Elacora

The local team includes Victoria Robbins of Victoria Robbins Realty, exclusive agent, and Lee Arsenault of New Leaf Homes, exclusive general contractor for Arsenault sees home values growing 6-8% annually through 2017. He foresees that over the next three years, the industry will regain its Arsenault further predicts "housing will grow from 2013's 600,000 new homes to 800,000 new homes in 2014 and about 1 million the year after - a growth in the 25-35% range."

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Chinese builder makes $1-billion entry into U.S. housing market

A major Chinese home builder is making a $1-billion bet on the U.S. housing market, and it came to Los Angeles on Thursday to celebrate. Landsea Group is launching three housing developments - in Simi Valley, in Dublin, Calif., in the east San Francisco Bay Area, and in Weehawken, N.J., across the Hudson River from Manhattan - with plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. home building over the next few years.

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Related Topix: Dublin, CA, Home, World News, China

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