While the decline in new home construction may have some feeling “blue,” those of you who embrace a “green” lifestyle will be excited to hear about the latest projections. “Green” remodeling is a growing trend in the real estate industry! In fact, McGraw-Hill Companies, revealed last week that 17% of residential home building in 2011 was due to eco-friendly homes and upgrades. Rates on the West Coast, North Midwest, and New England have experienced even stronger growth.
This number is anticipated to continue to rise to five times that rate in the next five years with over... read more >>