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New Contributor Introduction

Hello Everyone!

My name is Pia, a longtime friend of Wiz. She and I both share similar interests, and when she told me about her Urban Homestead Project, I was on board. 184 more words


Remote Contractors Can't Assert a Materialman's Lien on Residential Property in Tennessee

In this booming economy, there’s money in real estate, and the contractors who went broke in the Great Recession are back on top. So, let’s talk for a moment about mechanic’s and materialman lien laws, i.e. 248 more words

Lien Litigation

Longmont:Building Code Update

Longmont is reviewing the 2015 international building codes, but a group of building professionals is not suggesting any new and expensive requirements for residential construction. In fact, the group is recommending the current code be amended to push back the residential fire suppression sprinkler requirement until 2019. 64 more words

Gov't Affairs

Construction Progress: To Sheetrock and Beyond!

We had a great trip to Santa Fe.  What a fun little city! We took lots of pictures and I’ll do a post on the trip soon. 664 more words

Recent Housing News

U.S. Housing Starts Edge Up 0.2% as Sector Steams Forward.  July increase led by 12.8% jump in single-family units, which climbed to their highest level since December 2007… 75 more words

Housing Economics

30 July 2015 (AFR) - Business as usual, even in boom - Housing boom no distraction for builder Tomkins

(30 July 2015, AFR, p38, by Matthew Cranston )

‘Property development booms can give a false sense of comfort to many builders – but not Mike Tomkins. 47 more words

1.Market Observations

Congratulations to the 2015 Palladio Award Winners


Congratulates the recipients of the


“The Palladio Awards honor outstanding achievement in traditional design.  The program recognizes both individual designers and design teams whose work enhances the beauty and humane qualities of the built environment, through creative interpretation or adaptation of design principles, developed through 2,500 years of the Western architectural tradition. 61 more words

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