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  • US Mega-Builders Hold Mineral Rights Under New Homes

    A Reuters special report says production builders in dozens of states are “hoarding” the rights to oil, gas, and other mineral resources in the ground under the new homes they sell — often without the knowledge of home buyers.

  • Are Lawyers Crushing The Condo Market In Denver?

    Big builders and developers are bowing out of the condo business in Denver, Colorado. Is it because of the out-of-control construction defect lawsuits?

  • Home Price Rises Moderate

    The housing market still has momentum, according to the latest numbers. But the price rises appear to be slowing.

  • In the News

    Stringent new energy code offers flexibility; company fined for breaking FTC’s R-value rule; Denver’s moratorium on fees pays off; PV-panel prices decline; more

  • In the News

    Western water shortages, Weyerhaeuser antitrust suit, cold-weather concrete pours, scheduling part-time office help, California condo comeback, mor

  • Backfill: Carpentry Goes to the Dogs

    Builders in the doghouse

  • Making the Most of Skylights

    By letting in daylight, skylights can enhance a room and even save energy in some cases. Here are some tips for making your installations look great.

  • By Design: Bungalow Additions

    Avoiding bungled bungalow additions

  • Notebook

    Leaky condos lead to builder fees; cellulose fibers dramatically reduce stucco cracks; failing septic systems spawn class-action suit; new precut SIPs; expansive soils wreak havoc with floor slabs; labor unions go after non-union workers in Boston

  • Notebook

    Street-side garages banned in Portland, beware the Formosan termite, drywall dust hazard, patenting architectural ideas, new masonry code, recycling old shingles