With the average price for a single-family house at about $300,000, a 6 percent commission would amount to $18,000.
He pays $200 a month for a small room in a single-family house on 73d Street.
Before Robert began writing, he had some interest in planning single-family houses.
Anyone who wants to rent a single-family house will find a lot to choose from these days.
The neighborhood of small single-family houses behind my building was dark and quiet.
Many single-family houses are now occupied by one or two older people whose children have moved on.
He also ruled out building anything other than single-family houses.
All buildings except single-family houses are covered by the law.
The median price for a single-family house reached $355,000, up 10.9 percent from $320,000 the previous year.
They are selling in the same range as single-family houses, from $250,000 to $500,000, but that means two homes for the price of one.
The suburbs of northern Beijing are now crowded with high-end developments, some offering American-style single-family houses for $1 million or more.
A 244-unit, two-story apartment complex is under construction, along with 16 town houses and 8 upscale single-family houses.
Sales of older single-family houses have risen sharply in recent weeks, and so have purchases of newly built houses that had gone unsold for a while.
Despite the activity among first-timers, however, realtors are still awaiting a revival in sales of higher-priced single-family houses.
Moving toward the center of town, row houses and smaller single-family houses line the narrow streets.
Steel Homes is a White Plains construction company, which Mr. Fried started last year to build single-family, steel-framed houses.
The few newer single-family houses in the city can sell for up to $380,000.
The Museum District part of Monument Avenue includes a combination of such houses (especially in the 3100 block), apartment buildings, and smaller single-family houses.
Most are large enough to fit two smaller single-family houses, or three or four town houses.
By the 1870s, fewer and grander single-family houses appeared, and the majority of housing became rented duplexes, rented by working class tenants.