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7 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Shortage of developed land hits PulteGroup profit

PulteGroup Inc, the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder, reported an 8 percent drop in first-quarter profit as a shortage of developed land constrained its ability to build more homes.

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11 hrs ago | Utah Business

Bank of Utah Creates Construction Lending Department

Ogden Bank of Utah has created a new construction lending department. Construction loan veteran Amber Wykstra will head the new department as vice president of residential construction lending.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Star Online

Hands-on experience in building a house

IT WAS a life-changing experience for 34 Universiti Putra Malaysia students when they were given the opportunity to build a wooden house for a resident in an orang asli settlement in Bukit Jenuk, Dengkil, recently.

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Related Topix: Home, Malaysia, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Boy killed at site of new family home

The boy is the second to be killed by a vehicle on a private driveway in South Auckland this month.

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GlobeNewswire

David Weekley Homes Announces Expansion to Chicago, Promotes John Morgan to Division President

David Weekley Homes, the nation's largest privately-held home builder, announced today its entrance into Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Home, Texas A&M University, University of Houston

The Wichita Eagle

Parade of Homes house marks Wichita homebuildera s 50th anniversary

It will be one of 53 builders showing 133 homes in Wichita and 11 other area cities over the next three weekends.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Home

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Huffington Post

Dealing With Relationships, Timing, and Rejection in the Music Business

My dear friend, who lives 1200 miles away, is one of the most prolific cold-call sales guys I know.

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Patch.com

Sandy Recovery & Rebuilding Resource Night In Manasquan

A "Sandy Recovery & Rebuilding Resource Night" will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The event will be hosted by M.O.V.E. & Conover Beyer Associates Insurance.

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Related Topix: Manasquan, NJ, Home, Monmouth County, NJ

Chico Enterprise-Record

Oroville youths travel to Mexico to help build a house for a family of 10

A group of teenagers and two adults who went on a mission trip to Mexico last week pose Monday, April 21, 2014, at a home in Oroville, California.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Oroville, CA, Family, Teenagers, Tecate, CA, us Travel, Travel

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Skilled laborers in high demand for construction projects

Economic recovery on the Western Slope has been slow across the board, but for construction companies, the impact has been even bigger.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Journal

Producers seek Hawaii contractors for new TV series

Orion Entertainment, a Colorado-based television production company, is now casting for a new remote home-building series set in Hawaii.

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GreenBuildingAdvisor

Building a Foolproof Low-Slope Roof

Is this enough space for ventilation? This house under construction in the Pacific Northwest has an inch or so of space between the top of the insulation and the bottom of the roof deck.

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Related Topix: Home, Canada

Williamson Herald

Habitat Hammers and High Heels fundraiser to host Award-Winning Singer-Songwriters

Buy your tickets now for Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County's fourth annual Hammers and High Heels event, which will be held on Thursday, May 1 at Building 8 at the Factory at Franklin.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Williamson County, TN, Franklin, TN, Home, Country, Deana Carter

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Habitat for Humanity in Marshall County Accepting Applications

Applicants must be willing to live in Marshall County, have a regular source of income to be able to make a mortgage payment and willing to partner with Habitat by contributing sweat equity hours to help build their home.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, IN, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Argos, IN, Bourbon, IN

The Southtown Star

Chiropractor's fight with Oak Lawn ends

The last holdout in a major retail redevelopment project in Oak Lawn is moving to a new location, thanks to an agreement finally reached between him and the village after a year-long battle.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Worth, IL, Home, Palos Heights, IL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Housing Starts Rise 2.8 Percent in March

Led by a 6 percent rise in single-family starts, nationwide housing production rose 2.8 percent above an upwardly revised February rate of 920,000 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000 units in March, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Related Topix: Home, Wilmington, DE

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Canada NewsWire

Development industry outlines importance of OMB

The Building Industry and Land Development Association and the Ontario Home Builders' Association appeared before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs to add clarity to the conversation surrounding the proposed Bill 20, An Act respecting the "In our current planning system, an appeal to an independent, non-political, unbiased ... (more)

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The Nation

What home-builders need to know ahead of the AEC

Over the past three years, no business sector in Thailand has failed to talk about its preparation for the upcoming regional market liberalisation under the Asean Economic Community .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Huntington News

U.S.: Housing Starts Rise 2.8% in March Over February; March Numbers Down Year Over Year

Led by a 6 percent rise in single-family starts, nationwide housing production rose 2.8 percent above an upwardly revised February rate of 920,000 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000 units in March, according to a report released Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Related Topix: Home, Wilmington, DE

Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces builders plan new home to raise money for charity

Robin Zielinski Sun-News Pictured is the exterior of the Las Cruces Home Builders Association, 2825 N. Main St. The group will break ground today at 3677 Santa Sabina Ave. on a home they hope to build and sell to benefit local causes.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, House, NM, Home

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