In the Best Places to Live in the US in 2019, Austin Tops the List

In their annual list of the best metro areas in the United States, analyst and online news firm US News has just announced their 2019 findings. Analyzing 125 of the most populous locations in the nation, the firm looked across categories of affordability, desirability, workforce opportunities and overall quality of life. To report their findings,…

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The US Reported To Have Outperformed Most Major World Indexes

How does the US rank against other strong countries that are also standing as part of the building blocks for the global economy? Even with fluctuations hitting the nation’s stock market in 2018, the US was reported to have outperformed most major world indexes. With economic performance and corporate profits higher than other developed countries,…

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2019 Rental Report Findings That Show Why Renting is Looking Like a Better Investment

Buy or rent in 2019 is the topic being debated by populations looking to make their housing investment in the new year. Just less than two decades ago renting was not a readily available solution for most of the population where as now with a rush of development and new market categories, rental living can…

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The New Building Trends in the New York Rental Market That are Reducing Costs & Waste

As more restraints are being put on today’s developers building out the next generation of housing properties, a new wave of property styles are popping up that focus on efficiency of resource consumption and labor. The ability to reduce cost of investment and turn-around time is what most often stands in between a project idea…

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What Amazon’s HQ2 Decision Means for New York’s Long Island Housing Market

Partnering in the dual HQ2 decision is the city area of DC, which will share the nearly 50,000 new jobs the investment will bring. The split and resulting decreased infrastructure requirements has not only opened up new areas as feasible options but also enables Amazon the chance to create two thriving markets while also tapping…

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Creating the Future’s Top Locations Through Property Development

This competitive rental landscape speaks true even at the top of the rental market with today’s property developers drastically limited with options for breaking ground on new projects. This is not a new trend and has been the case for several decades, one that has successfully pushed both developers and residents into new locations and…

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National Rental Prices – Where the Opportunity Is for Today’s Renters

Residents of Houston, Texas know what it’s like to endure one of the country’s most severe storms ever recorded. Hurricane Harvey hit the Midwest state in fall 2017 bringing with it severe devastation that has been estimated to have impacted nearly 50% of all homes in the area. A lot of things impact rent: building…

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A Model for Future Development – Houston Weathered One of the Nation’s Worst Storms and Is Rising Above

Residents of Houston, Texas know what it’s like to endure one of the country’s most severe storms ever recorded. Hurricane Harvey hit the Midwest state in fall 2017 bringing with it severe devastation that has been estimated to have impacted nearly 50% of all homes in the area. Before Harvey, storm destruction was not uncommon…

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The State of Houston’s Rebound – How Smart-Growth is Helping the City Grow Up, Not Out

Houston, Texas is a city known for the opportunity it brings to both businesses and residents in affordability, landmass and employment opportunities that attract populations from across the state, nation and globe. Much like the build out methods taken historically in the leading Texas city of Dallas, Houston has been adding on and building out…

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