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Arbor Advice: Protecting trees during construction

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Homes are often constructed near existing trees to take advantage of their aesthetic and environmental value. Unfortunately, the processes involved with construction can be deadly to nearby trees. Proper planning and care are needed to preserve trees on building sites. An arborist can help you decide which trees can be saved. The arborist can also work with the builder to protect trees throughout each phase of construction.
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Zombies, Seahorses and Construction Workers: Housing News 9.12.15

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The Floating Seahorse in Dubai. Image: Kleindienst Group

This week in Housing News You Can Use, check the prices of four-bedroom homes across the US, real estate zombies come to life, seahorses jump into housing, construction workers are king and moms get real mad.

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Candidates, Snails and Plungers: Housing News 7.25.16

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Australia’s team refuses to move into substandard housing. Photo: NY Daily News

This week in housing news, first-time buyers show up in a big way, athletes refuse to move in, snails set the pace for affordable housing, politicians avoid the housing topic, we’re partying like it’s 2007 and Pokestops become home features. Continue reading Candidates, Snails and Plungers: Housing News 7.25.16

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Redefy Roundup 7.5.16: Brexit, Boulder and Rubber Duckies

Housing news you can use… and some that’s just fun

What do Brexit, Boulder and Rubber duckies have in common? They’re all featured in this week’s Redefy Roundup of housing news!

What’s up with Brexit?

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Affordable Housing Growth Lags Due to Fees

Housing markets across the country are in need of affordable housing. Builders want to grow that sector, but they can’t. The reason? Rising regulatory fees.

The National Association of Home Builders’ latest study shows that, on average, government regulations account for 24.3 percent of the final house price. The disposable income per capita rose 14.4 percent between their 2011 and 2016 surveys, but regulation costs have risen more than twice as fast. Builders say they simply can’t build single-family homes that fall below FHA loan limits in many counties.

 

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