Resale Value No Longer the Key Factor in Homebuying

Alison Arieff asks, "At what point did the house become more about the future tenant than the current resident?"
August 7, 2010, 7am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Arieff reports that "the decades-long pattern of people moving to new, bigger houses as they got new, higher-paying jobs is in retreat. Now we need to think more sensibly about building houses that people want to stay in."

Surveys show that people are looking for smaller homes with sustainable energy, but that building type is hard to come by, says Arieff.

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Published on Thursday, August 5, 2010 in The New York Times
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