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Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Homes With Swimming Pools?
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Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Homes With Swimming Pools?

A welcome respite from hot summer days, swimming pools are enjoyed by many at home. But which city has the most? We visualize data from the top 30 largest U.S. cities and analyze a possible growing trend.

Ornella Bianco
July 2021
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5 min read
Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Homes With Swimming Pools?
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Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Homes With Swimming Pools?

A welcome respite from hot summer days, swimming pools are enjoyed by many at home. But which city has the most? We visualize data from the top 30 largest U.S. cities and analyze a possible growing trend.

Ornella Bianco
July 2021
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5 min read
A Look at the Top 10 Home Builders in the U.S. Over the Last 10 Years
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A Look at the Top 10 Home Builders in the U.S. Over the Last 10 Years

We explore the major players by gross revenue in the U.S. homebuilding industry with a GIF that compares who have been fighting for the top spots over the last 10 years.

Adam Graham
July 2021
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4 min read
What Having a Healthy Home Means in 2021
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What Having a Healthy Home Means in 2021

We surveyed and interviewed top industry experts to reveal healthy home solutions for homeowners. We explore how people can achieve a healthy home in 2021.

Adam Graham
July 2021
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8 min read
Presence of Air Conditioning in U.S. Homes Over the Last 45 Years, Shown in One Timeline Graphic
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Presence of Air Conditioning in U.S. Homes Over the Last 45 Years, Shown in One Timeline Graphic

We have compiled data from the U.S. Census into a timeline to highlight the change in the amount of AC units installed in new single-family homes over the last 45 years.

Adam Graham
June 2021
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6 min read
Analyzing Build-to-Rent Single-Family Homes in 2021
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Analyzing Build-to-Rent Single-Family Homes in 2021

We have surveyed and interviewed top industry experts to shed a light on build-to-rent homes in 2021 and what is driving the continuing growth of this sector.

Adam Graham
June 2021
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6 min read
Visualizing ROI of Interior and Exterior Home Improvement Projects in 2021
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Visualizing ROI of Interior and Exterior Home Improvement Projects in 2021

Homeowners can decide which projects to undertake by considering the best ROI home improvements. This is made easier with these visualizations of interior and exterior projects, with data from the Cost vs Value report.

Adam Graham
May 2021
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4 min read
Building Permits by State in 2020: Total vs Per Capita Rates
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Building Permits by State in 2020: Total vs Per Capita Rates

Residential building permits can provide insight into the state of the US economy. This visualization shows total and per capita permits issued by state.

Adam Graham
May 2021
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4 min read
The Record-Breaking Lumber Price Visualized: Where It's Going and Who Will Pay Most
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The Record-Breaking Lumber Price Visualized: Where It's Going and Who Will Pay Most

The lumber price continues to spike, but who is paying for it? This visualization and analysis breaks down how homebuilders and consumers will be affected.

Cristina Miguelez
May 2021
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4 min read
A Visual Breakdown of Home Improvement Spending in the U.S.
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A Visual Breakdown of Home Improvement Spending in the U.S.

Homeownership naturally leads to home improvements and renovations, but the spending on these projects varies a lot. To understand where Americans have spent money on their homes in recent years, we published a visualization showing which projects generated the most revenue.

Chad Emery
April 2021
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6 min read
U.S. Power Outages in 2020: A State-by-State Analysis and Solutions for Homeowners
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U.S. Power Outages in 2020: A State-by-State Analysis and Solutions for Homeowners

There were countless outages across the U.S. throughout the year. Collectively, these outages point toward a growing problem that needs to be addressed. In this article we analyze the problem and the available solutions for homeowners.

Chad Emery
March 2021
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7 min read
Residential Construction’s Resilience during COVID-19: Permits, Starts, and Completions in 2020
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Residential Construction’s Resilience during COVID-19: Permits, Starts, and Completions in 2020

As the US approaches the one-year anniversary of the initial government-mandated lockdowns meant to suppress the spread of COVID-19, it is clear that nearly every industry has been affected to some degree. Some

Cristina Miguelez
February 2021
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5 min read
Interactive Disaster Map: How Homeowners Across the US Should Invest in Disaster Preparedness
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Interactive Disaster Map: How Homeowners Across the US Should Invest in Disaster Preparedness

The 2020 Easter tornado outbreak tore in with gusto in April of this year, letting loose 140 tornados over the Southern and Eastern United States. In late summer, we saw another spat of

Yuka Kato
October 2020
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3 min read
The 2020 Lumber Price Spike (And Why It Matters)
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The 2020 Lumber Price Spike (And Why It Matters)

Even as families across America express interest in moving to lower-density areas and building homes, an increase in the price of lumber across the board is making their dream inaccessible for many. Lumber

Yuka Kato
September 2020
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2 min read

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