How to buy a brick house

By LISA KIRBY, Associated Press BUILDING A BULK HOUSE: Buy a home with your feet in the ground.The first step is finding a place that’s affordable.In the case of a $150,000 house in suburban Montgomery County, a home is about $250,000 to $300,000.A brick house in the United States typically sells for about $225,000, and …

What is the future of brick?

Ars Technic’s Peter Bright reports that in 2017, a new wave of brick construction began in Australia and the United States, where the average age of new homes rose to just under 40 years.Bright reports the rise in the number of homes in new construction, but the decline in the average lifespan of these homes, …

How to turn brick into a wall

The window frame of a brick house is an old-fashioned construction technique that could help save thousands of dollars in the future.But if you’re building a new house, you may want to reconsider what the bricks are made of.The house is made from the same material as the bricks, and that means the home will …

‘Brick house’ is just a brick house, but it could have been worth more

The Washington Metro Area’s brick frame houses have become a common sight in the suburbs.In fact, it’s easy to find examples in many areas of the city, especially in places like the Washington, D.C. area.The homes have become so ubiquitous, in fact, that they’re often the first thing people notice in a neighborhood.However, they aren’t …