Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction shows that the trend toward smaller home sizes, which started during the market downturn, has since reversed itself. In fact, since 2009, the median size of newly started homes has increased steadily to a record high of over 2,300 square feet last year. NAHB’s economists have analyzed the latest…

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By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Published: October 18, 2011 Sometimes home owners don’t know their houses are haunted until a remodel disturbs the spirit world. Over the years, I’ve had more than one friend tell me their house is haunted. Usually, the ghosts are harmless pranksters who move items on a dresser, or leave small toys in…

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Doing your homework will help you have a more successful experience. Use this checklist to help you select a home builder or home remodeler to work on or build your home. Contact your local home builders’ association for the names of member builders and remodelers: Home Builders Association of Northern Kentucky. You can also ask family,…

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There are multiple reasons why it’s a great time to buy a home: Interest rates are at a record low, home prices are attractive and, accordingly, overall affordability is at an all-time high. But there are other advantages that first-time home buyers often overlook: the tax benefits of home ownership. These benefits can save hundreds…

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United States economic recovery, rebuilding efforts in Japan, a worldwide weakness in the dollar and unrest in the Middle East are creating the “perfect storm” for material pricing. Read more at this post on CNNMoney.com: The commodities crunch hits homebuilders hard

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Published on Housing Zone (http://www.housingzone.com) Byline: Jonathan Sweet, Editor in Chief Publication Date: Wed, 2011-04-13 10:27 Despite the housing bubble and subsequent crash, more than 80 percent of remodelers still think buying a home is the best long-term investment a person can make. That’s according to a recent Pew Research Center study [1], which found…

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Guaranteed Energy Star: The B.O.L.D. Company has made the commitment to construct 100% of our homes to Energy Star Standards, and have been building Energy Star homes since 2001. We also have the expertise to certify your home through the Green Build Kentucky verification program. Barrier Free Design: Whether your needs are immediate or you…

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