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California’s Title 24 Energy Standard Goes Into Effect

California’s Title 24 Energy Standard Goes Into Effect

On Tuesday, July 1, California’s Title 24 standard took effect throughout the state, promising tougher restrictions on energy consumption. According to a July 2 CEPro article, Title 24, the state’s…

Building a Home Out of 20,000 Toothbrushes and Denim Pants

Building a Home Out of 20,000 Toothbrushes and Denim Pants

Can you build a house entirely out of recycled goods? According to students at the University of Brighton, it’s definitely possible. Duncan Baker-Brown, an architect teacher at the University, was…

Basement Water Alarms Allow Homeowners to Prevent Basement Floods

Basement Water Alarms Allow Homeowners to Prevent Basement Floods

When it rains, it pours — especially if your home has a cracked foundation. For many homeowners across America, flooded basements, the result of foundation cracks, are a common occurrence…

Engineers Turn Plastic Bottles Into an Environmentally-Friendly Roofing Material

Engineers Turn Plastic Bottles Into an Environmentally-Friendly Roofing Material

For many living in developing countries, the idea of a roof that can keep out rainwater and moisture might seem like a luxury. The thatched grass roofs that are so…

New Report Indicates That Emergency Locksmith Scams are on the Rise

New Report Indicates That Emergency Locksmith Scams are on the Rise

According to a report issued this past May by Consumer Reports, there is an emergency locksmith scam that has been going on for the past few years, and in recent months, it’s…

HUD Announces New Funding For Repairs and Preservations of Public Housing Across Nation

HUD Announces New Funding For Repairs and Preservations of Public Housing Across Nation

Last week, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded almost $1.8 billion to public housing authorities across the nation. All 50 states, as well U.S. territories such as Guam, Puerto…

Latest Case-Shiller Report Finds Housing Market Still Fluctuating

Latest Case-Shiller Report Finds Housing Market Still Fluctuating

One friend might tell you that the United States is slowly crawling out of the housing crisis while another may mention how things are actually getting worse in the market.…

Energy-Efficient Homes Better Suited for Even the Harshest Winters

Energy-Efficient Homes Better Suited for Even the Harshest Winters

The Polar Vortex and Winter Storm Titan hammered parts of the U.S., bringing record-setting cold temperatures and harsh weather throughout this winter. As an added bonus, the brutal cold brought…

Economist Dismisses Claims of Canadian Real Estate Bubble, Cites Flawed Data

Economist Dismisses Claims of Canadian Real Estate Bubble, Cites Flawed Data

Could there be a real estate bubble in Canada’s fairly hot housing market? A new report is attempting to quell these fears, saying that the most likely threat is not…

South Florida Couple Fails to Close Deal After Seller Backs Out

South Florida Couple Fails to Close Deal After Seller Backs Out

A South Florida couple with a young daughter thought they found and had a deal for the perfect home for their growing family near Coral Gables in 2012. Roughly two…

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