Overcrowded Cities Mix Housing With Business

Overcrowded Cities Mix Housing With Business

Overcrowded Cities Mix Housing With Business Land is growing scarcer and pricier in some of this country’s most sought-after cities, and more developers are responding by combining commercial and residential spaces. In New York, for example, “it’s getting harder...
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a New Neighborhood

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a New Neighborhood

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a New Neighborhood Whether you are looking for a hip enclave of bars or a quiet suburban street filled with families for your kids to play with, choosing a new neighborhood requires a lot of consideration. There are many things to think...
Housing Affordability Still Makes Many Feel Insecure

Housing Affordability Still Makes Many Feel Insecure

Housing Affordability Still Makes Many Feel Insecure (TNS)–In this job, I regularly receive email and telephone calls that qualify as balderdash. This I define as questionable information, typically involving online surveys from groups I have never heard of, sent in...
Rake, Reuse, Recycle

Rake, Reuse, Recycle

Rake, Reuse, Recycle Leaves Are a Valuable Natural Resource Recycling is a key concept in Eugene’s leaf program. Residents are encouraged to reuse and recycle their leaves. Leaves collected by Public Works crews are recycled by delivering them to residents, community...
Can Homes Be Protected Against Storm Surges?

Can Homes Be Protected Against Storm Surges?

Can Homes Be Protected Against Storm Surges? Hurricane Matthew was a reminder of the devastation that storm surges can cause to buildings and homes. An estimated $4 billion to $6 billion in insured property loss was caused from Hurricane Matthew’s aftermath, according...
Study: Open Floor Plans May Expand Waistlines

Study: Open Floor Plans May Expand Waistlines

Study: Open Floor Plans May Expand Waistlines   Open floor plans are in demand in today’s housing market. But listings lacking one may not be hampered after all. In fact, if a new study is right, you might even turn that closed floor plan into a selling point:...
Americans Want More Bathrooms at Home

Americans Want More Bathrooms at Home

Americans Want More Bathrooms at Home The share of new homes started with three or more full bathrooms is on the rise. That also reflects builders’ focus on the higher-end, larger homes since the end of the Great Recession. Twenty-seven percent of new single-family...
Share This Tip With Renters Who Want to Own

Share This Tip With Renters Who Want to Own

Share This Tip With Renters Who Want to Own   As renters face escalating housing costs, you should be concerned that it’s getting harder for them to save for a home purchase. Is there anything you can tell them to do to help their chances of being...