Recovery for Housing Market Predicted Next Year

By Lindsey Walta, July 19, 2009 | In housing market |

This article from gave a great sum-up of what the economists are predicting for the housing market next year. For once, there is good news.

Economists Predict Recovery Next Year

Our mid-year forecast roundup reveals big expectations for 2010. By: Boyce Thompson

If the nation’s housing forecasters agree that housing starts and sales will drop to record …

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Rebuttal to A Blog Post: Buy a Stock Plan Over Custom House Plan

By John Garrett, June 25, 2009 | In Home Design |

Yesterday I was flipping through Twitter (which you can follow us @frusterio) and I came across a blog that promoted purchasing a stock plan vs. a custom home design.

I think the first thing to keep in mind is very simply, don’t blog to push your product. It is rejected by those who read blogs as …

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Be Smart When You Build a House

By Lindsey Walta, September 29, 2008 | In Green Home Design,Home Builders |

Find a great local builder. If you are building in a new location or if you are building a vacation home, find a local builder. Doing this gives you a lot of advantages. Builders oversee the house, while sub-contractors do the actual building, and a good local builder will have the best subs because of …

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Going Green in Alabama

By Lindsey Walta, September 25, 2008 | In Green Home Design |

It’s a common joke that we are behind the times here in Alabama. I personally like to think that we move a little slower here because we allow ourselves to stop and smell the roses every once in awhile…but that’s beside the point. The rest of the country has been slowly “going green” and now …

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How Long Will Your Major Home Purchases Last?

By Lindsey Walta, September 22, 2008 | In Home Design |

The Chicago Tribune recently wrote an article titled, “Built to last? Check home’s life expectancy.” This was a great quick overview of how long you can expect the major purchases you will make in your new home to …

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