Danville: Commission set for public hearing on four new homes with ‘modern’ architecture | News

Rendering of proposed development at the end of Culet Ranch Road. (image courtesy of town of Danville) The Danville Planning Commission is set to hold a public hearing to consider approving four single-family houses designed in a “modern” architectural style on the east side of town Tuesday. The buildings are planned for construction on four

A new Austin Energy rule aims to keep construction workers safe. It could also make homes harder to build.

In response to the death by electrocution of a construction worker and a subsequent lawsuit, Austin Energy has increased the minimum distance between power lines and new buildings, a regulation the utility says will keep workers safer. A jury in 2019 found Austin Energy guilty of negligence in the death of Jaime Membreno, who was

Ask Eli: New Construction Homes vs. Recently Built Homes

This regularly scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, Arlington-based Realtor and Arlington resident. Please submit your questions to him via email for response in future columns. Video summaries of some articles can be found on YouTube on the Ask Eli, Live With Jean playlist. Enjoy! Question: How much more do new construction homes sell for compared to similar homes that

Plan for 56 single-family homes in Portsmouth, NH gains key approval

PORTSMOUTH — A 56-unit single-family home development proposed for land off Peverly Hill Road received a key city approval this week. The city’s Site Review Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) recommended the project at 83 Peverly Hill Road be granted a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for the Open Space Planned Unit Development and site plan approval.

The tipping point: how to safeguard your home from falling furniture | Homes

Toppling furniture has killed 27 Australians since 2000. Of these fatalities, 20 were children aged under seven. Every Australian wants their home to be a safe and enjoyable place says Dr Warwick Teague. Yet every month, as director of the trauma service at the Royal Children’s hospital in Melbourne, he sees a child admitted as

Dallas’ Invitation Homes teams up with builder Pulte for thousands of new rent houses

Dallas-based Invitation Homes Inc., one of the nation’s largest single-family home rental companies, is teaming up with PulteGroup, one of the country’s top builders. Invitation Homes plans to purchase about 7,500 new houses during the next five years that PulteGroup will design and build. The acquisition would increase the company’s property holdings by more than

Facing neighbors’ opposition, Shawnee sends plan for 13 new homes near Pflumm Woods back to commission

A new single-family home subdivision near Pflumm Woods is getting closer scrutiny after Shawnee city leaders voiced concerns about the proposal Monday night. Plans are underway for tbe new residential subdivision just south of 55th Street between Noland and Rosehill roads. But neighboring homeowners in the Pflumm Woods subdivision have rallied against the project and

Developer to build single-family homes in East Price Hill

A local developer has plans to boost redevelopment in East Price Hill’s Incline District, beginning with the construction of over two dozen single-family homes. The homes will be within eight blocks of each other and are estimated to be in the $400,000 price range, according to a recent release by Autumnwood Group. Kim Knoppe, home

Syracuse sells new homes at a big loss, hoping to buy neighborhood prosperity

Syracuse, N.Y. – Sheona Williams is moving out of her apartment. The city of Syracuse has a lot riding on the move. Williams, 32, a nursing assistant at Crouse Hospital, is buying one of the first two homes constructed under the Resurgent Neighborhoods Initiative, Mayor Ben Walsh’s ambitious plan to build 50 new single-family homes