Curb Appealing: One-Story Homes That Grab Attention on the Street

Curb Appealing: One-Story Homes That Grab Attention on the Street

Two-story homes usually have the advantage in impressive curb appeal – until now. These new one-story home plans offer outstanding exteriors that will wow your buyers. read more >

Terwilliger Speaks Out on ‘Silent Housing Crisis’

Terwilliger Speaks Out on ‘Silent Housing Crisis’

Ron Terwilliger, one of the nation’s most successful real estate developers, calls for a rethinking of federal housing... read more >

Turn Up the Heat: Five Fantastic Fireplaces

Turn Up the Heat: Five Fantastic Fireplaces

As temperatures continue to drop, these new fireplaces provide a spot that everyone will want to gather around for warmth. read more >

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

As home building volume has increased, builders should remember these... read more >

New Study Reveals What Buyers Want in an Energy-Efficient Home

New Study Reveals What Buyers Want in an Energy-Efficient Home

Sustainability is important to buyers, but many are confused by the way... read more >

Kelley Wiggins Keeps Communication Open

Kelley Wiggins Keeps Communication Open

At Brookfield Homes, trade contractors are part of the team. read more >

The Green Police Inspect Aeroseal

The Green Police Inspect Aeroseal

Carl Seville is a big proponent of duct sealing, as we see in this segment where Carl introduces Michael Anschel to... read more >

How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings

How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings

details how innovation in information technology has given us tools to operate buildings better, and how utilities can be... read more >

The Pulse

November 26, 2014
  1. WALL STREET JOURNAL Debt's Just What We Like
    Debt's Just What We Like
  2. Fannie, Freddie to Allow Debt Cuts for Foreclosed Borrowers
  3. Zillow Predicts: The Slowdown Continues
  4. On the Case-Shiller, Metro By Metro
  5. CORELOGIC All Hail!
    All Hail!
  6. Consumer Confidence Hits Five-Month Low
  7. Team Reunites for Sacramento Creamery Project
  8. CHICAGO TRIBUNE Passive Assertive
    Passive Assertive
  9. Puget Sound Business Journal Claims Against Shea Pile up in Seattle
    Claims Against Shea Pile up in Seattle
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The Builder Business

The Over-Under on 2015

Calculated Risk housing and economics meister Bill McBride posts a tally of 2015 housing forecasts from a panoply of data sources, including National Association of Home Builders chief economist Dave Crowe.

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Got Wild Turkey?

Trulia housing economist Ralph McLaughlin can talk turkey with the best of them. McLaughlin looks at at the annual USGS Breeding Bird Survey, and heat-maps the wild turkey Census, ranking the top 10 turkey-populated places in the U.S. Buck-buck-buck, gobble-gobble.

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Reverting to the Norm: Single-Family Built for Rent

National Association of Home Builders tax and policy expert Robert Dietz crunches some of the numbers from the Census Bureau’s Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, while the market share of built-for-rent single-family homes remains somewhat elevated, the share and count of starts are off post-recession highs and will approach historical norms as the housing market continues to recover.

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BUILDER Deal Flow

Exclusive updates, data, and takeaways on funding, private placements, syndications, initial public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Big Builder

David Lemnah Finds Success in Managing CostsDavid Lemnah Finds Success in Managing Costs

Moving from a big builder to co-founder of a private home builder, Lemnah has... Read more

Chuck Chippero Fosters Supply Chain TransparencyChuck Chippero Fosters Supply Chain Transparency

Drawing from previous manufacturing experience, Chippero is changing the way Pulte... Read more

Bill Harrill Optimizes Purchasing's Daily RoutineBill Harrill Optimizes Purchasing's Daily Routine

Aided by improved technology and a proactive attitude, the Meritage exec is... Read more

Kelley Wiggins Keeps Communication OpenKelley Wiggins Keeps Communication Open

At Brookfield Homes, trade contractors are part of the team. Read more

Building Urgency Towards ResultsBuilding Urgency Towards Results

Continuous improvement requires 'failure-is-not-an-option' commitment Read more

Felix Vasquez Wants You to Get ConnectedFelix Vasquez Wants You to Get Connected

The president of Hyphen Solutions is helping to lead the supply chain's evolution. Read more

Supply Chain Rising StarsSupply Chain Rising Stars

Sourcing, purchasing, and supply chain management is strategically critical—and in... Read more

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession TipsThe Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

As home building volume has increased, builders should remember these five supply... Read more

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