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How to Design and Build Your Own Custom Home
Many people dream about designing and building their perfect home from the ground up. The home might be for raising a family or for retirement .(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:27:52 GMT)

Yarriambiack council changes planning scheme to encourage more houses
Yarriambiack Mayor Ray Kingston said there was an issue in many small towns where there was land for sale, but the zoning of the area meant houses could not be built there. "Over time these towns have been re-zone to farm land, yet there is still many little house blocks being bought and sold in these towns.(Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:21:44 GMT)

Construction crews work Aug. 24, 2016 on a new home on Hillspoint Road in Westport, Conn.
A home takes shape on August 24, 2016 at the intersection of Byram Shore Road and River Avenue in Greenwich, Conn. As of mid-summer, Connecticut had among the lower rates of construction employment growth in the nation, according to the Associated General Contractors, though lower Fairfield County ranked among in the top 40 percent of metro areas nationally.(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:21:07 GMT)

As builder jobs hold steady, drop in home permits muddies outlook
A home takes shape on August 24, 2016 at the intersection of Byram Shore Road and River Avenue in Greenwich, Conn. As of mid-summer, Connecticut had among the lower rates of construction employment growth in the nation, according to the Associated General Contractors, though lower Fairfield County ranked among in the top 40 percent of metro areas nationally.(Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:21:06 GMT)

News Briefs for August 23, 2016
It's all about pollinators at the Fairmount Park Farmers' Market August 24. An observation beehive will be on site, and, for those interested in more than observing, a workshop on bee home building will run for the duration of the market. Later in the evening, the market will be screening 'Bee Movie'.(Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:54:19 GMT)

What you need to know about buying a house and land package Are you...
Selecting and building a home can be stressful. On top of an already busy lifestyle new home owners are forced to learn the difference between things like a home loan and construction loan.(Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:48:00 GMT)

Carter says presidential candidates are 'quite unpopular'
Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that both major presidential candidates are "quite unpopular," but he's knows who's more qualified and he's voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton in November. The 91-year-old Carter spoke with The Associated Press on the site of a Habitat for Humanity construction project in Memphis.(Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:44:15 GMT)

'They know how to play a downturn': Alberta homebuilders scale back single-family construction
Single-family home construction plunged by 32.8 per cent in June compared to the same month last year. Construction of new single-family homes in Alberta fell to the lowest level since the 2009 recession, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada, while apartment and condo construction remains relatively robust.(Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:26:17 GMT)