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Construction begins on home for Texas veteran
Construction begins on home for Texas veteran

The family of a Texas veteran who was severely injured in May 2007 while serving in Afghanistan will soon take up residence in their new home in the 11,400-acre master-planned community of Bridgeland, located in Cypress. 

Home sizes expected to rise in post-COVID world
Home sizes expected to rise in post-COVID world

After declining for years, the size of new single-family homes has begun to level off as consumers spend more time at home, a National Association of Home Builders analysis found.

Apartment construction is booming in these two Houston suburbs
Apartment construction is booming in these two Houston suburbs

The flight to the suburbs has become a growing preference for buyers, but renters are also finding respite in the outskirts of larger metro areas. That could help continue to drive new construction of apartments in suburbs across the country, according to a new report from Rent Cafe.

Construction underway at Trendmaker Homes’ 129-home community in Katy
Construction underway at Trendmaker Homes’ 129-home community in Katy

Haven at Seven Lakes is scheduled for completion in early 2021

Zombie property rate down — for now at least
Zombie property rate down — for now at least

Areas hit hard by the pandemic could see a wave of zombie properties once the federal ban on foreclosures expires.

Commercial-to-apartment conversions on the rise
Commercial-to-apartment conversions on the rise

The 2010 decade grew the amount of overall building conversions from about 2,000 units converted in the 1950s to roughly 97,000 over the last decade.

NAHB: Residential construction up in the suburbs nationwide
NAHB: Residential construction up in the suburbs nationwide

Small metro suburbs did the best in terms of construction with a more than 10% increase in market share over a year ago.

Another banner month for homebuilding
Another banner month for homebuilding

New housing starts numbers suggest that if you can’t buy it, then build it, according to one economist.

Builder confidence reaches record high in August
Builder confidence reaches record high in August

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index is looking good, but could lumber prices stall the growth?

Texas’ rates of manufactured housing falls below national average
Texas’ rates of manufactured housing falls below national average

While prefabricated homes are six times less expensive than the average site-built home, trends in factory-built housing have always been volatile.

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