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  • Here’s how millennials are changing the US housing market

    It’s tough being a millennial. Millennials are accused of killing entire industries: casual dining chains that should have been killed off by a prior generation, beer (sez Goldman Sachs), napkins, homeownership, Harley Davidson, banks, diamonds, and brick-and-mortar retailers. OK, things change. But there’s one thing the largest US generation ever is not killing off: urban

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  • New Home Company Opens Inland Empire Master Plan

    The New Home Company (NYSE: NWHM), Aliso Viejo, California late Tuesday announced the opening and launch of residential sales at Bedford, a gated village with plans for more than 1,600 homes in Corona, California. A selection of nine model homes in Bedford’s first three neighborhoods, as well as the community recreational complex, will be unveiled

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  • Interior Design Trends for Fall 2018

      As the weather changes and we find ourselves entering fall, design projects, renovations and redecorations gear up for this stylish season. From curved sofas to black accents in the kitchen to a rising global nomadic style, we take a look at the biggest trends in the interior design world for fall 2018. CURVED SOFAS “Curved sofas solve many

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  • Four Steps to Eliminate Change Orders and Grow Business

    Since 2015, Fabian Videla has doubled the size of his business using a system that produces almost no change orders. He’s become so confident in the system that he now offers customers an on-time, on-budget guarantee. “We have become very good at this,” said Videla, president of Smarter Remodeling, a 2018 Remodeling Big50 honoree. “Now

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  • Statement Ranges and Wine Bars are Trending in Kitchens

    In luxury homes, cooking mechanics, thoughtful organization, and aesthetics are clients’ top priorities for kitchens that are both functional and artful, according to Caren Rideau, founder of the Kitchen Design Group in Pacific Palisades, Calif., Rideau, who has designed and renovated hundreds of luxury estates, and knows a thing or two about what constitutes an

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  • Vertical Reach

    Early Monday, the operator of a truck-mounted hydraulic Grove TMS640 telescoped the crane upward, and swung it into action, carefully lowering the boom down to one of three enormous flatbed trucks, stacked with structural wall-panels that would become the enclosure of the first floor of a home. When it’s done, this house will show builders

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