Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tropical Storms & Hurricanes: What Wind Speeds Are Our Houses Built to Withstand?

Wind LoadsHurricane Isaac is among the top news stories this week as it makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico toward what appears will be a landfall in Louisiana on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Isaac was upgraded from … Read more

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June 2012 Home Prices Offer More Encouragement for Atlanta Market

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through June 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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