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July Housing Starts Surge | Consumer Inflation Tame | Home Depot Records Positive Earnings

Tuesday – August 19

The housing sector received positive news today signaling that the recovery may be back on track after stalling in the second half of last year. 206 more words

Mortgage & Market News

Birmingham July Real Estate Sales 5% Ahead of Last Year

Birmingham Area MLS* Monthly Observations for July 2014

Dollar sales in July declined slightly by 2% to $317,548,924 from June’s $322,649,595, up by 5% over last July’s $302,736,411. 533 more words

Monthly Comments

Miami Building Permits: Use of Phased Permits on the Rise

As cranes tower over Miami in the post-recession development upswing, developers are once again using phased permits to expedite construction while awaiting approval for building permits. 327 more words

Construction Law

Is the Boom in Multifamily Hurting the Job Market?

Is all the new construction we’re seeing in the multifamily industry really helping the economy as much as we think? Could all the focused efforts on building multifamily units actually be taking away from the single family market’s recovery and, in turn, hurt the overall job market in the U.S.? 506 more words

RE Trends/Data

Too Early for an Off-The-Grid Rant?

I know. I know it’s pretty early to post a “rant”. Considering where we are in our going off-the-grid journey – I think you may understand. 452 more words

Off Grid

Required Inspections: Intrusive Government Action or A Smart Precaution?

We defined and discussed building permits here and here. Once issued, construction and improvements may begin. Building codes require that inspection of certain aspects of the construction take place at various intervals during that process. 95 more words

Real Estate Law

Front Yard Grading

The front yard was graded today! We still have a whole bunch of dirt and rocks to move all over the place in the back of the house, but this final grade is a huge change!