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The last part of our survey on The Space asked respondents to rate the importance of specific rooms in the home. These rooms were the dining room and the home office. The design of a home should reflect the way … Continue reading
What is the future of new home construction? Does it look the same in a market with 25% of home sales being short sales or foreclosures? Should homes be built the same way even though energy codes now demand unprecedented … Continue reading
Newport will be updating its 2008 home fire sprinkler cost assessment report for the Fire Protection Research Foundation. Continue reading
So far, we have analyzed people’s preference for a larger or smaller home as well as their preference for more or less yard space. Therefore, it makes sense to combine the data and look at these preferences in relation to one another. Continue reading
There is a high priority in today’s housing market for “green” homes with energy efficient features. Consumers want them and hold energy savings and environmentally friendly features in high regard. These features make a prospective buyer more interested in a … Continue reading
We asked respondents why they’d prefer more yard space. The most commonly noted response was that they wanted more space for outdoor activities. Continue reading
Imagine building a house the same way would put together a jigsaw puzzle? WikiHouse lets people design and share home designs and “print” the pieces for as little as a couple thousand dollars. A free online resource designed as an … Continue reading
In our latest update on The Space, we aim to find out if, given their current situation, people would prefer to have more or less yard space.
About 40 percent of respondents that would prefer a larger home than the one they’re living in said they’d like to increase the size of their kitchen. Continue reading
As part of our survey called, The Space, we asked respondents why they’d prefer a larger or smaller home. Read on to find out we learned.