Sunday, December 3, 2023


HousingReal EstateUrban Planning

Can Second-Floor Apartments Make A Comeback? A New SDBA Grant Program Thinks So.

An ambitious new program in Detroit seeks to provide $10,000 to property owners to renovate and rent out second-floor and third-floor apartments in mixed-use buildings along several major corridors in Southwest Detroit.

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ConstructionEnergyEnergy EfficiencyHome Improvement & DIY

Age of Incompatibility: Fixing Smart Home Tech

A minor saga involving a dysfunctional lightswitch led me to thinking about some of the challenges of integrating smart home technology.

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Rehabbed or Pre-Habbed? Two Approaches To Distressed Real Estate

Handbuilt’s approach to real estate development involves taking guesswork out of the equation at the beginning of a project by creating a set of construction schedules, scopes, scans, and images using a Matterport camera.

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