- Modular Homes
A modular home is made from pre-constructed boxes that are shipped to the homesite and assembled there. Modular homes are faster to build and priced lower than traditional homes.
- History of Modular Homes
Modular homes are often popular for their cost-effectiveness. Learn about the history of modular homes and modular home building.
Tract Homes (Photograph)
Many planned communities consist of tract homes, which are multiple identical homes constructed on a tract of land and then subdivided. Planned communities may allow original homebuyers to select from a predetermined number of house styles.
- Manufactured Homes Directory
Visit this manufactured home supplier directory for information about manufactured homes and manufactured home suppliers in the United States. The photo on this page depicts a manufactured home surrounded by a grassy lawn.
- Prefab Homes
A prefabricated home is partially or completely constructed, manufactured, or assembled in a factory, assembly plant, or lumberyard.
Residential Construction (Photograph)
A construction worker reviews plans outside of a residential construction site. Unfinished homes receive finishing touches before new residents move in.
- Modular Home Plans
Modular homes are pre-constructed in factories and then shipped to the homesite and assembled there. They are becoming increasingly popular for their fast construction time and lower price.
- Home Buying
Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. Learn more about home buying with this helpful guide.
- Residential Real Estate
Whether you are buying or selling a home, condominium, townhouse, or land, a good real estate company can ensure you have the best experience possible.
- Custom Home Building Careers
This custom home building page comprises information about custom home construction careers in the United States of America plus a photo of a custom brick home on a large, landscaped lot.
- Household Information Guide
This household guide features information as well as related links to home mortgage loans, kitchen appliances, washing machines, and more.
- Local Real Estate
Land and the permanent buildings located on it is referred to as real estate. Each state features a real estate commission to regulate the real estate profession.
Mortgage Loan (Illustration)
This dollar symbol leaning on a house illustrates the equity that many people have in their homes. In today's economy, many homeowners are seeing their home as an additional source of needed funds and are deciding to take equity out of their home.
House and Dollar Sign (Illustration)
This shiny gold dollar sign leaning on a house is a visual illustration of the fact that consumers have most of their money stored in the value of their homes. A second mortgage is a way to access that equity.
- Active Adult Community History
Active adult retirement communities first came on the scene in the 1960s due to a growing housing demand for retirement age people who were not quite ready to go into assisted living or retirement homes.
- Indoor Air Quality
Weathertight homes tend to trap airborne particles inside, where everyday household contaminants can become concentrated. The result is that indoor air can become more polluted than the air outdoors.
- Light Sources
The most common light source in homes is the incandescent light bulb. Learn about more light sources on this informative web page.
- Real Estate Agents
Real estate sales agents help clients buy and sell homes. Learn more about job descriptions and educational requirements for real estate agents and brokers with this helpful guide.
- Air Conditioners (Photograph)
A stately stone home with a chimney and elaborate windows features two air conditioning units in dormered windows. While stone homes often stay cool in hot weather, attic rooms often need additional help to fight off heat and humidity.
- Audio Conferencing Session (Digital Image)
A young businesswoman takes notes while taking part in a hands-free audio conferencing session.
- Building Contractor with Tools and Phone (Digital Image)
A building contractor, wearing a helmet and tool belt, carries a yellow level while talking on a cell phone. The homes we live in are valuable investments, so it only makes sense to carefully select the contractors who build, remodel, and repair them.
- Young Child Looking at an Atlas (Digital Image)
A young child develops his knowledge of the world as he peruses a world atlas on the floor.
- Almost $118 billion worth of US homes threatened by rising sea levels: Report
Thousands of homes are at risk of coastal flooding.
ABC News. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:30:32 -0400.
- Where a Taboo Is Leading to the Deaths of Young Girls
In western Nepal, women are banished from their homes every month when they get their periods. They are considered polluted, and many die as a result.
Jeffrey Gettleman. New York Times. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:46:12 GMT.
- Doug Ford ditches GreenON program that handed out free smart thermostats
Incoming premier Doug Ford is scrapping the GreenON program, which provided incentives like free smart thermostats to those looking to make their homes more energy efficient.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:39:34 EDT.
- Hundreds of Thousands of Child Migrants Detained Across Globe, Reports Say
Some 50 million migrant children worldwide were living in other countries or were still living in their native countries after having been forcibly displaced from their homes in 2016, according to the United Nations Children's Fund. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:15:21 -0400.
- Armenian Lawmakers Strip Retired General Of Immunity After Security Raid
Lawmakers have stripped a prominent retired general of his parliamentary immunity, after security agents raided his homes and found vast quantities of weapons, food, and other supplies meant for Armenia's soldiers.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:57:16 +0000.