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As The Housing Market Cools, Sellers Cut Prices

Thu Aug 11, 2022 on Blog & News

As The Housing Market Cools, Sellers Cut Prices

Sellers are changing their playbook because of mortgage rates OVERVIEW Why the housing market has been hot in 2022 What suggests prices are starting to cool down How home prices will affect the economy The housing market is currently full of unhappy people. Among them are sellers who realize they’ve listed their properties too late. Redfin says home prices are […]

Edible Cement: Alternative Housing Construction Material

Tue Jun 14, 2022 on Blog & News

Edible Cement: Alternative Housing Construction Material

Different technologies have developed to offer alternate materials for home construction. Aside from 3-D print technology as we had discussed in an earlier blog, Kota Machida and Yuya Sakai, researchers at Tokyo University, have recently developed a technology that converts food waste into potentially edible “cement” for construction use. These researchers claim that the strength of the cement, made entirely from […]

Silver Lining to Deflating Housing Market Bubble

Tue Apr 5, 2022 on Blog

Silver Lining to Deflating Housing Market Bubble

Various economists are predicting that the home price growth will slow down. If this does not happen, home purchase prices will go further out of reach for homebuyers that the housing market overall will overheat. Already there is far more demand than supply, and far less affordable homes in reach of potential purchasers. While most of these economists prefer the […]

Earthships: Sustainable Alternatives to Traditional Housing

Tue Jan 18, 2022 on Blog

Earthships: Sustainable Alternatives to Traditional Housing

With the onset of the pandemic, supply chain issues, climate change, and grocery shortages, Earthships have emerged as an option to “traditional” residential housing. Devised by builder Mike Reynolds, these “vessels” are off-grid, self- reliant homes build from tires, dirt and garbage. An entire community of Earthships, found in New Mexico, sits on 630 acres, where its residents treat their […]