Single Family Homes

Single Family Homes

HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on single family homes for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.

Rustic French kitchen in home designed by Barnes Vanze Architects, Washington, D.C., and built by Jim Gibson Builders, Washington, D.C. Photo: Anice Hoachlander


Cabinetry alone can send a budget spiraling out of control. Make sure clients understand their options and what they cost.

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ULI survey of 38 economists says housing starts will double by 2014


Real estate economists and analysts are expecting significant turnaround in the national economy and the real estate market within the next three years, according to a new survey by the Urban Land Institute.

home builders, home building, design, rutenberg

Arthur Rutenberg moves into N.C., develops new design collection


Arthur Rutenberg Homes has confirmed its move into North Carolina and introduces the Southern Design Collection. 

single-family home, home value, home price, housing market

NAHB updates its home value estimator


Economist Paul Emrath of National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has updated a model he developed that estimates the value various features add to a home.

multifamily housing, rental housing, single family housing, apartment

Survey: One-third of for-rent properties in U.S. are single-family homes


A survey indicates that 30 percent of all housing units in the United States are renter-occupied or vacant for-rent, and 27 percent is single-family detached homes.

Expansive picture windows and glass doors in this 1930s beach cottage in Malibu,

Expansive picture windows and glass doors in this 1930s beach cottage in Malibu, Calif., provide breathtaking views of the ocean


Not exactly the simple cottages you remember from childhood, these vacation homes in Malibu, Calif., Indian Beach, Del., and Groton Long Point, Conn., are made for getting away — in style.



This Month in Custom Builder


Union is an industrial-inspired bath fittings collection from the UK-based brand Crosswater London


Collaboration holds the key to a smoother selections process that satisfies both client and builder

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