real estate: Green Building: Suitable Materials For Use At Home - 04/14/08 05:57 AM
Many of us are not used to the idea of seeing large buildings or 4 to 6-bedroom homes, as vast, energy-hungry structures. However, they are, and in the US today, these buildings account for around 65% of total electricity consumption, 36% of total energy use as well as 30% of greenhouse-gas emissions. Many view that making these structures more energy-efficient should create a significant impact on energy policy, greenhouse gas emissions, and sustainable development. Among the major goals of green building movement are changing the way buildings, and homes as well, are designed, built,operated and maintained. Utilizing Engineered Wood Products For … (2 comments)

real estate: The Rise In Green Building Trends Today - 04/10/08 04:00 AM
The green building trend that has taken hold across the US in the past few years, and is surprisingly evolving toward a whole new level. Whereas before when there were only a few green real estate developments, today this trend in sustainable development has expanded to whole communities and neighborhoods as well. The west coast city of Portland has been well known as an urban-design innovator, particularly for its transit-oriented developments, and is noted to be among the pioneers of green building and design. Single-Family Home Builders Are Now Joining The Trend The basic tenets behind green building- energy and water-efficient … (0 comments)

real estate: The Rise In Green Building Trends Today - 04/10/08 03:58 AM
The green building trend that has taken hold across the US in the past few years, and is surprisingly evolving toward a whole new level. Whereas before when there were only a few green real estate developments, today this trend in sustainable development has expanded to whole communities and neighborhoods as well. The west coast city of Portland has been well known as an urban-design innovator, particularly for its transit-oriented developments, and is noted to be among the pioneers of green building and design. Single-Family Home Builders Are Now Joining The Trend The basic tenets behind green building- energy and water-efficient … (0 comments)

real estate: Aventura Real Estate: Updates On Current MLS Figures - 04/05/08 09:09 PM
The city of Aventura in South Florida is a wonderful and vibrant place to live in. Once known as just a suburb of Miami, the city today counts as having the best condominium developments in the state, and provides to its residents with a much wider array of luxury home developments in a large number of high-rise condo projects. Living In A City With A Diverse And Young Population Famously referred to as the "City of Excellence" the city prides itself in having a diverse population, which ranges from young families, to professionals and retirees. The city's strategic location makes it … (0 comments)

real estate: Ocala Real Estate: Current Home Inventory And Resale Levels - 04/05/08 09:04 PM
The city of Ocala, along with the whole of Marion County at present, has a very high housing inventory level , which amounts to approximately a 12-month supply of homes. This present scenario is one of the major causes for the drastic price reductions in home prices. There have been movements seen, however, which indicate a slowdown in the reduction of home prices. With the housing market here showing directions of hitting the bottom, and as the mortgage slump affects all aspects of the housing industry, real estate market observers are saying that now would be a good time to purchase … (3 comments)

real estate: Coral Springs Real Estate: Buying Homes In A Well-Planned Metropolis - 04/05/08 08:26 PM
The city of Coral Springs in Broward County is a well-planned and fast-growing community, known for its superior quality of living and efficient local government. It has a total population of more than 125,000, and is a sprawling city that is famous for being called "the city in a country." The city is conveniently located 20 miles northwest of Ft. Lauderdale and 10 miles southwest of Boca Raton. The City Scores Well In The Quality Of Living Index Based on a report conducted by Standard & Poor's, the city has a "vibrant regional economy with above-average wealth levels and consistently low … (0 comments)

real estate: Aventura Real Estate: Redevelopment To Spur More New Housing In This Area - 04/02/08 11:26 PM
Previously known as little more than a suburb of Miami that had a really large mall, the city of Aventura in Florida, is now a developed, dense and mixed-use urban community. The area's waterfront strip, which was once known for it shipbuilding activities, is now famous for the busy hum of construction cranes building homes and condos. Around 27,000 live in this city, and that does not include the influx of visitors who come to this area during the winter vacation season. A Look At The Level Of Real Estate Development In This City The city's planning and building officials estimate … (0 comments)

real estate: Sarasota Real Estate: Factors Which Will Help The Southwest Florida Housing Market Improve - 04/02/08 11:23 PM
According to recent figures in the state’s real estate market, the overall pace of Florida home sales continued to remain quite flat for February 2008, and this also would also be the case for the housing markets in southwest Florida from Sarasota, Point Charlotte, Napes, Fort Myers to St. Petersburg. Statewide, the sales volumes for existing single-family homes reached 8,310, and these were down by 25% from the same period last year. The statewide existing home median price was pegged at $198,900, and this represents a 16% reduction from February of last year. Some Of The Reasons Why The Housing Market … (1 comments)

real estate: Tampa Real Estate: Assistance Programs For First-Time Home Buyers - 04/02/08 11:21 PM
It’s a fact these days that many working individuals are being eased out, or priced out of the real estate market. From office workers to firefighters, teachers and waiters , the workers who are performing essential functions in Florida's rapidly-growing tourism market are having a tough period looking for affordable and decent homes in areas or neighborhoods that area close to their jobs. While the housing market these days is still very much considered to be quite rocky on many levels, most people are finding that they really need to cough up larger down payments in order to be able to … (1 comments)

real estate: Why It Pays To Adopt Green Home Remodeling Practices - 04/02/08 11:16 PM
Home builders and individual homeowners in the US today have awakened to the glaring fact that green building methods and practices, as well as materials, are heading into the mainstream and is gaining wider acceptance as a required industry practice. With this trend rising, there would be no better venue to embrace the ideals of this noble concept than with applying green building remodeling practices to your home. The concept has a wider reach in home building and remodeling, from architectural designs down to flooring materials, and also takes into account all aspects of a remodel or addition, to best create … (2 comments)

real estate: Sarasota Real Estate: How Home Sales Will Figure In 2008 - 03/31/08 11:41 PM
The correction that is taking place in the housing market today after being jolted by the housing crunch, is almost very segment of the market, could be a silver lining in the clouds, and could add up to better home buying opportunities this year. According to real estate market analysts, well-priced homes in resort-style destinations are always in demand, and with this idea, there will be many other factors that will continue to make cities like Sarasota, Florida, a preferred destination for potential home buyers. The city offers investors an affordable cost of living, wonderful natural sights and recreational amenities, an … (0 comments)

real estate: Ocala Real Estate: Living In One Of The Fastest-Growing Areas in The Nation - 03/31/08 11:32 PM
The city of Ocala in the central part of Florida is an area filled with many wonderful natural and historical landmarks, and combines natural and man-made diversity, which makes it a relaxing and exceptionally-delightful location for young families and professionals to call home. The city is located in Marion County, and is noted for successfully blending the past and the present. Living Amid Horse Farms And Forests Beyond the city, one sees a large area of crop lands, horse farms, and acres of national forest, and just close to these natural sights are the collage of masterfully-planned residential communities, where its … (0 comments)

real estate: Coral Springs Real Estate: Buying Homes In One Of The Safest And Well-Planned Cities in The US - 03/31/08 11:22 PM
Located in Broward County, Florida, the city of Coral Springs is a thriving and economically vibrant community and has a population of over 140 thousand residents. The area used to be a simple bedroom community for nearby Fort Lauderdale, but eh expansion of the Sawgrass Expressway in the city’s western & northern boundaries, along with the opening of Turnpike and I-95 highways to the middle and east of the city, has made it more appealing to visitors and newcomers. The city is famous for having a superb educational system, low crime rates, a healthy infusion of parks and lush green spaces, … (0 comments)

real estate: Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: New Projects Are Revving Up The Local Housing Market - 03/25/08 11:57 PM
The city of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida is a vibrant and thriving economic and tourism metropolitan area. The city's housing markets are viewed to be rebounding from the recent housing crunch, and it's one rebound that is clearly visible these days, as some developers are bucking the odds, and are starting to build new homes again. More Approvals Are Seen For New Developments Housing slump. Real estate bubble. These words were once-feared premonitions of a total breakdown in the country's housing markets. Some areas may still be mired in the flood of foreclosures, but some areas have shown tenacity … (2 comments)

real estate: Montreal Real Estate: More Young Individuals Here Are Preferring To Buy Condos - 03/25/08 11:01 PM
The city of Montreal in Quebec, Canada is the second largest metropolitan area in the nation, and is unique in the sense that it is predominantly French-speaking, and is home to a varied array of cultures and traditions. The city is considered these days to be a very hot market for condominium developers with construction not only seen in on Montreal island, but also on the North and South Shores as well. Is The Condominium Market Here A Competitive One? Based on data and from the observations of real estate analysts, the housing market here is a very competitive, as far … (1 comments)

real estate: Tampa Real Estate: Is The Housing Market Becoming A Good One For Buyers? - 03/24/08 09:31 PM
The city of Tampa in Florida, is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico, and on its shores lie 28 miles of world class white-sand beaches. With the wonderful array of leisure, recreational , employment and real estate opportunities, this city is a truly nice area to call home. The weather in this area is lovely, and truly perfect for beach going all-year round, with winter coming in only every two to three years. It boasts of a great weather, a booming economy and first-class entertainment facilities. The area is also known as a prime agriculture, health care, high technology, government, and … (0 comments)

real estate: Current Aventura Real Estate Trends - 03/23/08 12:41 AM
Once known as just a suburb of Miami that housed a big mall, Aventura is now a booming, mixed-use urban location, and for decades, factories building ships have been usual sights in Aventura's industrial peninsula, famously called Thunder Alley. The city is strategically located between the 2 major airports and is close to major state highways. A lot of people come here to shop, as it is also a famous shopping destination. Many come here to visit the Aventura Mall, Loehmann's Fashion Island, The Shoppes at Waterways and other shopping centers. The city's population is estimated to be at 27,000, although … (1 comments)

real estate: Montreal Real Estate: Analyzing The State Of The Condominium Market - 03/22/08 10:48 PM
The city of Montreal in the Canadian province of Quebec is considered as a truly lucrative market for condominium developers, with new and existing projects not only seen on the island of Montreal, but also on the North and South Shores, as well. With the boom in new condo developments, the city is seeing more exciting and classy times to come for its residents and businesses. The City Has A Competitive Housing Market Montreal's housing market is very competitive as far as home prices are the barometer. At present, home buyers will see many great bargains, which is kind of rare … (1 comments)

real estate: The Wonderful Array Of Real Estate Options In Tampa, Florida - 03/18/08 05:53 PM
The city of Tampa, Florida is considered the "heart" of Tampa Bay. The area's climate, affordable cost of living and wide array of leisure and recreation activities and events make the city a perfectly ideal location for young families and retirees as well. The city offers a wide array of single-family homes, apartments, townhomes and condominiums, ranging from the upscale and luxurious to the most affordable one. With its sunny climate, cool breezes and blue skies, Tampa Bay's weather is sure to enthrall many visitors and prospective residents. The area's average year-round temperature is 72°, 60° in January and a warm … (0 comments)

real estate: Buying Homes In Fort Lauderdale Despite The Current Mortgage Slump - 03/18/08 03:05 PM
The city of Fort Lauderdale, located in Broward County, Florida, is considered to be a famous destination that once catered to vacationing spring break college students. The city now is a thriving business, real estate, and tourism hub for the county and South Florida, as well. This place has currently a total population of 152,397, and is the county seat as well. Fort Lauderdale's downtown area, particularly within and around Las Olas Boulevard, has seen robust growth in the last 10 years, and has a large array of new hotels, high-rise condominium developments and shopping centers. Among the city's other new … (0 comments)

 

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