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These 4 charts break down the details behind Millennials living at home

March 24, 2017 7:27 am

Student debt, housing affordability and income are commonly tossed out as the culprits behind Millennials needing to move back in with their parents. The details, however, are a little more complicated than that. These four charts break down what Millennials living at home looks like (and we’re not talking about their bedrooms). HousingWire.com Topics

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House of the Week: A Paintbrush Stroke of Beauty in Venice

March 24, 2017 7:27 am

Technology blends the art of design with the build world in Mario Romano’s newest home, Preston House. You may remember the renowned designer-builder from his Wave House. This time around, he’s not only incorporating nature in his architecture, but also art and science. The result is a stunning 5,700-square-foot, 5-bedroom, 5-bath home listed for $5.445 million with Halton Pardee + Partners. By […]

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Building the BLOCK Project to Help the Homeless

March 24, 2017 7:27 am

My friend Rex Hohlbein, the compassionate force behind the community-building project Facing Homelessness, just launched a visionary new endeavor to alleviate homelessness: the BLOCK Project. The BLOCK Project aims to put a BLOCK Home in the backyard of one single-family lot on every residentially zoned block within the city of Seattle. While this goal sounds ambitious, […]

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Kingston Brio

March 23, 2017 7:27 am

Aaron Roberts and Thomas Bailey, the young architects behind room11, teamed up to design a house for Aaron’s parents, fixing the structure into the topography of the site. The Kingston House is deceptive. From the street only the property’s raised garage can be seen, tucked away amid neighboring Truman Show lawns—force fields surrounding identikit brick-veneer […]

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House In Villard-de-Lans

March 23, 2017 7:27 am

A charming house with interconnected volumes that overlook different areas of a picturesque landscape. Located in a pastoral area in southeastern France, House in Villard-de-Lans looks both like an ancient dwelling and a refined contemporary living space. It blends into the picturesque landscape while making its presence known with a strong personality. The stunning house […]

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Houzz Tour: Customized Prefabs Nestled in a California Hillside (10 photos)

March 23, 2017 7:27 am

After BJ Siegel, an architect and Apple’s director of store design, and his wife, Danielle, purchased 4 acres of land in Sonoma County, they spent years camping on the site while figuring out how and where to build a home away from home. Eventually they found Alchemy… Houzz Galleries

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9 Details That Count: How to Make Your Bathroom Feel More Luxe (18 photos)

March 23, 2017 7:27 am

What makes high-end bathrooms feel so luxurious? Is it the large slabs of expensive marble and the deep soaking tub? Partially, yes. But often, deluxe bathrooms also benefit from thoughtful details that can make the space feel glamorous, even spa-like. So if you’re not in the market to rip out… Houzz Galleries

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Here are the top 10 metros for single-family rental investors

March 23, 2017 7:27 am

Investors saw a slight dip in the single-family rental market, however overall, many metros are still hotspots for investment. In 2017, 86% of the markets analyzed saw a rise in fair market rents even while average wage growth outpaced rent growth in 67% of markets — a recipe for sustainable growth in the rental market. […]

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Millennials would really prefer to live in these 10 cities

March 23, 2017 7:27 am

Younger home shoppers are set to become the No. 1 homebuying cohort throughout the coming years, but they’re not opting to buy a home just anywhere. Realtor.com took advantage of its website user data to create a list of the top 10 markets where Millennials are looking for a home. While a chunk of the […]

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Spectacular Solariums and Sun Rooms Let in the Light

March 23, 2017 7:27 am

Sun rooms, solariums, skylights – oh my! While the terminology can be confusing, these rooms designed to offer indoor sunbathing have similar qualities, and are great for any type of home environment. If your climate doesn’t offer year-round sun, you can still enjoy the outdoors by adding a sun room or solarium addition to your […]

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