- 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.
- Coronavirus pandemic forces funeral homes, morgues into the frontline fight
In the hardest-hit coronavirus crevices of the country, funeral homes and morgues are being vanquished and exhausted in the quest to keep up with the number of victims succumbing to the novel pathogen, officially termed COVID-19.
Hollie Mckay. Fox News. Thu, 09 Apr 2020 16:06:34 GMT.
- Nine elderly residents at single Scottish nursing home 'die from coronavirus'
Tranent Care Home in East Lothian, pictured, is the latest facility to be hit by tragedy, after recent deaths at homes in Luton, Dumbarton and North Lanarkshire.
Daily Mail. Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:02:14 +0100.
- Why isn't Canada testing everyone for coronavirus?
Patients are pleading for coronavirus tests. Front-line doctors want everyone coming into the hospital to get a test, while nursing homes can only test people with symptoms. ...
CBC News. Thu, 9 Apr 2020 04:00:00 EDT.
- Chicago-area funeral homes struggle with how to enforce social distancing amid increasing COVID-19 deaths
With the number of coronavirus deaths increasing, some Chicago-area communities are concerned that funeral homes are holding ceremonies where social distancing isn't taking place.
Sarah Schulte. ABC News. Thu, 09 Apr 2020 01:35:03 +0000.
- Alarming rise in coronavirus cases at nursing homes
Reports from across the country reveal an alarming rise in coronavirus cases at nursing homes. More than half the nursing homes in New Jersey have reported at least one case. Jonathan Vigliotti has a look at the numbers.
CBS News. Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:51:13 -0400.