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Why are nets appearing over trees and hedges?
BBC News

High-profile nature lovers including broadcaster Chris Packham have criticised developers for promoting the practice. more…

Deep Dive: These stats say now may be the time to buy home-builder stocks
Marketwatch.com

A decline in interest rates and increasing wages set up good times for this cyclical industry. more…

Want to profit from the housing shortage? There’s a new ETF for that.
Marketwatch.com

A new exchange-traded fund takes a very broad approach to tracking housing stocks, and argues that it is a good way to play the housing crisis. more…

Amsterdam Wants to Stop People From Renting Out New Homes
Citylab.com

In an effort to make housing more affordable, the Dutch capital is crafting a law that says anyone who buys a newly built home must live in it themselves. more…

Bay Area leads charge on fixing housing crisis. Will it work for the rest of California?
Latimes.com

California lawmakers have unveiled a far-reaching package to stem the state’s housing affordability crisis, from new protections against surging rents and evictions to more apartments near public transit and in coastal communities. The proposals could reshape… more…

Lennar (LEN) to Post Q1 Earnings: What's in the Offing?
Yahoo.com

While dynamic pricing model & robust backlog will likely aid Lennar's (LEN) Q1 results, higher construction cost, reasonably low demand during the quarter & lower value of other land assets are risks. more…

Mortgage Rates Lowest in a Year: Top 4 Housing Picks
Yahoo.com

The housing space looks promising as mortgage rates drop to the lowest level in a year. more…

Rate Sensitive ETFs in Focus Ahead of Fed Meeting
Yahoo.com

Investors could make a near-term bet on rate sensitive sectors in the basket form as these will continue to trade smoothly if interest rates remain steady. more…

Sponsored: For proper yard drainage, homeowners are choosing gabion baskets
Seattletimes.com

If you want a retaining wall that drains well while looking great, put away the concrete blocks and get yourself a gabion basket. more…

PulteGroup Promotes John Chadwick to Chief Operating Officer
Businesswire.com

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), announced today that John Chadwick has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective April 1, 2019. He replaces Harmon Smith who had previously announced his plans to re… more…

Boston Omaha Corporation Announces Full Year 2018 Financial Results
Businesswire.com

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boston Omaha Corporation (NASDAQ: BOMN) (the “Company”) announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018 in connection with filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commiss… more…

Land once set aside for Mesa regional park auctioned to luxury homebuilder for $21.1 million
Azcentral.com

Blandford Homes wins Mesa land auction with $21.1 million bid for 132 acres at Recker and Thomas roads. Mesa bought the property for $4 million in 1998. more…

Hoya Capital Real Estate Launches HOMZ, The Housing ETF
Valuewalk.com

There is a quirky back-story to the team behind Hoya Capital Real Estate’s new ETF. HOMZ. It is being launched by a recent Georgetown University alum and his college professor, giving it a unique “from classroom to trading floor” angle. […] The post Hoya Capi… more…

India election 2019: Is India building enough new houses?
BBC News

The BJP government has promised homes for everyone - how has it done? more…

Report: Lennar led local homebuilding activity in ’18
Bizjournals.com

After acquiring another firm, Lennar Corp. far outpaced all other homebuilders in the Sacramento region in 2018. more…

Two land sales could presage the next homebuilding boom
Bizjournals.com

Two sales, closed and pending, of land designated for single-family homes could represent a calm before the storm. more…

More homeowners are opting to remodel instead of move
Seattletimes.com

Housing economists are predicting a 4 to 5 percent increase in home remodeling this year. more…

Report: Lennar led local homebuilding activity in ’18
Bizjournals.com

After acquiring another firm, Lennar Corp. far outpaced all other homebuilders in the Sacramento region in 2018. more…

Two land sales could presage the next homebuilding boom
Bizjournals.com

Two sales, closed and pending, of land designated for single-family homes could represent a calm before the storm. more…

SunPower by Hooked on Solar Honored With SunPower 2018 "Residential Regional Dealer of the Year" Award
Prnewswire.com

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower by Hooked on Solar, a Northern California region based solar installer, has received the SunPower "Residential Regional Dealer of the Year" award for its outstanding performance as a SunPower dealer … more…