How Important Is Structural Engineering For Construction And Remodeling?

Structural engineering is considered a sub-division in the field of civil engineering. The aim of professionals in this field is to ensure that every structure, whether it is a building or a bridge, does not collapse when it is subjected to natural as well as man-made conditions like fires, floods, etc. It is the role of structural engineers to ensure that their constructions are sound, stable, and safe for individuals to live in and travel on. Whether the building being constructed is brand new or is simply being remodelled, it…

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Get Online Home Contractor

  Owning a home is a great dream for many people. A home means stability and the comfort of really having a place to call your own. The reality, however, is that buying a home can involve some bargaining on an emotional level. The dream of having a beautifully appointed home with great views and a master bathroom with a spa may have to be traded in to get a home with a great local school and a friendly neighborhood instead. These are all important practical decisions that must be…

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Five Reasons to Seek a Mold Inspection

Even though you may be unaware of this, there is mold all around us. You are unconsciously seeing it or smelling it and in some cases you may accidentally brush against it. Mold is a naturally occurring fungal growth that is a result of the breakdown of dead organic matter. You commonly see it in damp areas as this is conducive to the growth of mold and fungus. While it is normal for these things to occur and grow naturally in the outside, when mold grows inside a house, it…

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What to Expect When Visiting Wholesale Flooring Showrooms

When looking for flooring, you might want to visit a wholesale flooring showroom. This is because it becomes easier and cheaper to visit a wholesale showroom, rather than visit individual outlets. Separate stores may have limited options and will not be able to provide you with choices. A wholesale showroom, however, would have a wider range of options for you to be able to choose from. Wholesale flooring showrooms are built like traditional showrooms – with large spaces that can stage different types of flooring. These floor types are laid…

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Three Ways a Loan Can Make Your Roof Replacement More Affordable

Owning a home can be a great investment, but that doesn’t mean it won’t cost you money. Unlike an apartment where the cost of repairs is factored into your monthly rent, you could be stuck with a huge repair bill if something goes wrong with your home. That’s the situation many homeowners face when it’s time for a roof replacement. Fortunately, you don’t have to turn to your savings account or put off that important repair because you don’t have the money. Roof financing can make your roof replacement more…

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Understanding the Correlation Between Mortgage Rates and Home Sale Numbers

A mortgage can be defined as a loan that is taken out from a bank, while using your own home as collateral. This means that if you are unable to pay your loan in time, the bank has the right to repossess your house in order to get the money back. Mortgage rates, therefore, refer to the interest rates of mortgage loans at that specific time period. Mortgage rates can fluctuate with the market, and are influenced by a variety of factors. Home sales numbers do seem like they are…

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Manhattan real estate breaks new price records

Reports of the demise of luxury real estate in Manhattan may have been greatly exaggerated — or perhaps just early. Manhattan real estate prices set a new record during the first quarter, with the average price of an apartment topping $2 million for the first time in history, according to a report from Douglas Elliman and Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers & Consultants. The average price per square foot also set a new record, hitting $1,713. Granted, sales have slowed. Though the total number of sales, 2,877, grew 8 percent…

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Housing Project Launch Prices Drop up to 20% in 3 Metro Cities

Mumbai: Developers in certain micro markets of metros like Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru witnessed a drop of 4-20 per cent in launch prices of residential projects in 2015 over the previous two years, according to a report by property consultant Cushman & Wakefield. Metropolitan cities of Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru recorded a drop in launch prices in high development activity markets of these cities, the C&W report said. As per the study, new residential projects in select micro markets are cheaper by 4-20 per cent on average weighted basic sale price over the last two years. The report tracks the…

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Delhi-NCR New Home Launches Down 14% in 2015: Property Consultant

New Delhi: Launches of new homes fell 14 per cent in the Delhi-NCR market last year to nearly 23,000 units due to a slowdown in demand, according to a report by Cushman & Wakefield. The launches of new homes fell from 26,802 units in 2014 to 22,979 flats in 2015, the property consultant said in its report. Half of the total new launches in 2015 were in the mid segment at about 12,400 units. About 79 per cent of the units were launched in the locations of Dwarka Expressway, New…

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Hyderabad Beats Realty Slowdown as Housing Sales Rise 67%: JLL India

New Delhi: Housing sales in Hyderabad rose 67 per cent to 7,000 units during the period between October 2014 and September 2015 on improved demand from both end-users and investors after formation of Telangana, says a report by property consultant JLL India. Housing sales stood at 7,000 units during the fourth quarter of 2014 to the third quarter of 2015 as against 4,200 units in the year-ago period, JLL India said. “After creation of new Telangana state and Hyderabad’s status as joint capital, the end-users demand as well as investors sentiment has improved, resulting in an increase…

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