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What's Up With Housing This Week?

House Hunting in Florida, Millennial Style…
Millennials are a strong, and growing, segment of the home real estate market, but they approach the task differently than their parents do. 109 more words

Home Buyers

5 robots that are about to revolutionize the workforce — and put jobs at risk

“According to a study from Oxford University and the Oxford Martin School, 47% of jobs in the United States are “at risk” of becoming “automated in the next 20 years.” PwC has similar findings, estimating that 38% of U.S. 65 more words

Displacement

Japan's Army of Convenience Store Workers Is Shrinking. That's a Problem

Japan‘s growing labor shortage threatens the nation’s ubiquitous convenience stores, whose business model relies on an army of part-timers packing bento lunch boxes, manning cash registers, and delivering goods 24/7. 607 more words

International

How ROBOTS could leave thousands out of work across West Midlands - Birmingham Mail

“US company Construction Robotics has created a bricklaying robot that it says works three to five times faster than human builders can manage.”

Source: How ROBOTS could leave thousands out of work across West Midlands – Birmingham Mail

Displacement

Robots may help fill the construction labor gap – Finance & Commerce

For all the concern over automation removing jobs from the workforce, companies like Blueprint are actually helping to ease a labor shortage that has crimped construction of residences and commercial properties across the country. 38 more words

Industry

What's Up With Housing This Week?

Need Flood Insurance? It Expires in 6 Months.
On Sept. 30, the national flood insurance program officially ends, which could create a dilemma for homeowners and buyers. 180 more words

Financing