Real Estate

From buying and selling a home to real estate trends or how to get the most value out of any home.

Survey Finds Americans Are Helping Neighbors – and Want to Do Even More

(BPT) – According to results from a national survey1 released by Wells Fargo and Ipsos, Americans helped their neighbors on average six times in the last year without expecting anything in return and 77% did so at least once. Furthermore, 73% of Americans strive to support their communities by shopping local, and on average, shopped […]

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A national home builder is helping build a better tomorrow by democratizing energy efficiency and scaling sustainability

(BPT) – From building homes, offices and all other private and public structures used every day, the construction industry touches the lives of everyone. Given the impact and scale of construction, it’s essential that the industry find ways to reduce its environmental impact and embrace sustainable practices. According to the World Green Building Council®, buildings

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From farm to fork: How one agritourism farm is connecting people to food

(BPT) – With less than 2% of the U.S. population involved in farming and ranching, many are unaware of their food’s backstory. Noticing the gap, Chad and Jeana Steiner decided to launch their own agritourism destination in Washington to make a difference. When the Steiners purchased an empty lot a couple hours east of Seattle

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3 ways homebuilders can incorporate sustainability into their operations

(BPT) – The demand for homes with sustainable features is growing. However, home building companies that are committed to sustainability recognize that how you build a home is just as important as the home itself. Below are three ways that Clayton, a leading national builder of single-family attainable housing, is investing in practices that promote

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2023 Multifamily Living Trends Report: A study on what multifamily renters desire, expect and will pay more for in their residences

(BPT) – With the influx of Proptech and emerging living behaviors following COVID-19, multifamily is changing. Allegion surveyed today’s renters to uncover what they value most, and a few of the findings are below.

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3 ways little-known ‘Banks for Banks’ lower mortgage costs and help borrowers achieve financial goals

(BPT) – A largely behind-the-scenes network of wholesale banks is making a difference for households from coast to coast. While borrowers may not know the name, the Federal Home Loan Bank System (FHLBank System) is very well known among the local lenders — whether it’s a commercial bank, credit union or savings institution — that

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Fewer home buyers highlights the need for renters insurance

(BPT) – The rental housing market in the United States has reached a 50-year peak, with more than 114 million Americans living in landlord-owned properties. Renting a house, apartment or condo means that the ownership of that property belongs to someone else — the landlord. “A common misconception is that a landlord’s insurance policy for

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