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10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Saving a $1 house in Minneapolis

Last year, Robin O'Brien traded in her flight-attendant uniform for a tool belt, intending to use her architecture degree and pursue a new career as an old-house renovator.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Minneapolis, MN

Fri Aug 29, 2014

MarketWatch

Earnings Outlook: What to watch for in Hovnanian's earnings

Hovnanian is slated to reveal fiscal third-quarter results before the market opens on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Item

NJ builders on track to start largest number of homes since 2006

Despite last winter's weather delays, New Jersey builders are on track to start the largest number of homes since 2006, led by a boom in rental construction.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Bergen County, NJ, Hudson County, NJ

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland home builder trade groups combine

Two Maryland home building trade associations said Thursday they have joined forces to form a larger organization, with official approval expected next month.

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Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

New home construction drops off slightly but should rebound

The number of building permits issued for new single-family homes in Tooele County as of July 31 dropped by 4 percent in 2014 as compared to the same time period last year.Statistics from local building officials show Grantsville City is down 11 single-family building permits from 2013, and Stansbury Park is down 10.Tooele County issued 10 more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home, Tooele County, UT, Grantsville, UT, Stansbury Park, UT, Erda, UT, Tooele, UT

Business Journal

Home builders report 'lackluster' August; see which cities are building the most

"While there are signs of broader improvement in the economy, locally, underemployment and resultant lower wages keep buyers hesitant," said Shawn Nelson, Builders Association of the Twin Cities 2014 president.

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Redesigning Your Bathroom With a Professional Eye

The bathroom begins and ends most people's days. You brush your teeth, shower or take a bath, and make yourself attractive in front of the biggest mirrors in the house.

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Related Topix: Home, Arts, Interior Design, Home Decorating

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WGNO-TV New Orleans

Sunpro Solar

As South Louisiana's premier solar energy company and solar panel installer, SUNPRO is committed to delivering the best available solar products from the most experienced design and installation team in the industry.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Home

Mon Aug 25, 2014

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong regulator's probe will not stop Sunac's proposed buyout of rival

Greentown China says proposed buyout by a mainland home-building rival is still on, despite first-half profit fall and regulatory investigation Mainland luxury-home builder Sunac China said it is still keen on buying 24.3 per cent of rival Greentown China even after the latter yesterday reported a 67 per cent year-on-year plunge in first-half net ... (more)

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Michigan Radio

Construction labor shortage may slow new home building for years in Michigan

Michigan has a serious labor shortage in home construction which will slow the pace of new home building for at least the next six years.

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MLive.com

Metro Detroit home construction permits at highest level since 2006 in July

There were 469 single-family home building permits issued for Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair and Wayne counties in July, marking the highest total for the month since July 2006.

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Related Topix: Home, Detroit, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Design & build: Nailing the design

The Block NZ 2012 winner Ben Crawford and his girlfriend Kylie are building their dream home.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

How HGTV Canada built a specialty powerhouse

The straight-talking builder had worked as a contractor for decades before he wound up filling in behind the scenes on an HGTV Canada show.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Improvement, Canada's Handyman Challenge, Entertainment, Television, Canada

680News

How HGTV Canada built a specialty powerhouse and a global following

Bryan Baeumler, Mike Holmes and Scott McGillivray are seen in this undated handout photo.

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Related Topix: Canada's Handyman Challenge, Entertainment, Television, Income Property, Holmes on Homes, Holmes Inspection, Home, Canada

KBTX-TV Bryan

More Homes, More People to Bryan, College Station

Bryan, College Station is growing. And with new home construction on the rise, the end may not be in sight.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

A day in photos

Members of the National Legislative Assembly get together for a group photo outside parliament.

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Related Topix: Weight Training, Fitness, Home

Wall Street Journal

Homes Built for Rent Claim Smaller Share

Recent Commerce Department data show that construction of single-family homes for rental purposes is shrinking toward its long-term average market share, but that doesn't include the entire picture.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KATV Little Rock

Former officer facing charge

For more than 14 years he protected and served as a member of the Little Rock police department.

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Slashdot

World's First 3D Printed Estate Coming To New York

New submitter Randy-tanner writes A well known New York architect & contractor has > begun construction on what is possibly the largest 3D printing related project ever undertaken .

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Jetson Green

Pros and Cons of Shipping Container Architecture

Building homes using shipping containers has been all the rage lately and few can deny that these structures lend themselves very well to building sustainable, cozy and unique homes.

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