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Post-Flood Building Boom Stabilizing in Minot

Officials in Minot, N.D., say a building boom following the 2011 Souris River flood is leveling off. The city issued $182 million in building permits last year, down from $261 million in 2013. City Building Inspector Mitch Flanagan tells the …

Permits Predict Property Maintenance

More than half of all homes in the United States are at least 40 years old. And, we all know that many older homes are not properly maintained. We know from scientific research that significant home maintenance is required throughout …

Central Illinois Community Offering Building Permits

Rebuilding work is about to get underway in Washington after a tornado ripped through the central Illinois community last month. The (Peoria) Journal Star reports residents could begin applying for building permits on Monday. The Nov. 17 tornado damaged or …

Building Permits Soar as Moore Keeps Rebuilding

Officials in Moore, Okla., issued a slew of new building permits in recent weeks, as residents seek to rebuild from the deadly May 20 tornado that devastated the community. Moore issued 78 building permits in the last month – compared …