Meritage Gets Smart

Meritage Gets Smart

The production builder woos tech-savvy buyers with its home automation package. read more >

How to Set Concrete in Cold Weather

How to Set Concrete in Cold Weather

Construction doesn't have to come to a halt when the temperature plummets. read more >

Utility and Style for Our Furry Friends

Utility and Style for Our Furry Friends

According to trends reported by Houzz and the NAHB, pet-friendly design will be a hit in 2015. Whether it’s a “woof” deck... read more >

The Best Markets to Own Rental Properties

The Best Markets to Own Rental Properties

RealtyTrac has posted its Q1 2015 Residential Property Rental Report,... read more >

Where Was Sustainability on the IBS Show Floor?

Where Was Sustainability on the IBS Show Floor?

Many manufacturers are missing the boat on marketing the benefits of... read more >

Young Adult Home Buyers in the 13 Most Populated MSAs

Young Adult Home Buyers in the 13 Most Populated MSAs

Economists are banking on 2015 to be the year leading-edge millennials finally start to stream into the housing market. read more >

Help for Your Business from Houzz

Help for Your Business from Houzz

Sandra Malm stops by the Houzz booth to speak with vice president of industry marketing Liza Hausman about what’s new on... read more >

Complete the Builder 100/Next 100 Survey Today

Complete the Builder 100/Next 100 Survey Today

Does your firm have what it takes to appear in the annual BUILDER 100/Next 100 or Local Leaders ranking? Fill out our... read more >

The Builder Business

The Best Markets to Own Rental Properties

RealtyTrac has posted its Q1 2015 Residential Property Rental Report, which ranks the best markets for buying residential rental properties in the first quarter of 2015.

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The Best (and Worst) States to Grow Old In

24/7 Wall St. staffers Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander Kent wrangle a provocative rankings of which states are best, and which are worst for America's aging population, which they say has grown "exponentially" and will continue to do so.

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A Two-Tiered Housing Market?

Wall Street Journal staffer Nick Timiraos reports on the social phenomenon gorilla in the room: the advance of wealthy households, while middle- and lower-income Americans struggle, is reshaping markets for everything from housing to clothing to beer.

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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

Compared to What?
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Compared to What?

How an industry roll-up of cost comparisons can be used as a business benchmark,... Read more

Demand vs. Desire: The New Home Dilemma
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Demand vs. Desire: The New Home Dilemma

Pricing growth dampens new-home demand, but the hesitance is more an indication of... Read more

Measure for Measure: Home Builder Mergers and Acquisitions
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Measure for Measure: Home Builder Mergers and Acquisitions

An exploration of why acquirers use fair market value to price a home building... Read more

Deja New
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Deja New

Home building sage George Casey looks with a long view at short and long-term... Read more

D.R. Horton Dominates Top States for Inbound Migration
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D.R. Horton Dominates Top States for Inbound Migration

The largest builder in the U.S. is also the top public builder in the states... Read more

Five Ways to Beat Complacency
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Five Ways to Beat Complacency

A culture of constant improvement wards off 'success disease' Read more

Optics and Improvement
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Optics and Improvement

Mental Models: If you can see it, you can do it Read more

What You're Looking For May Not Be What You're Looking For
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What You're Looking For May Not Be What You're Looking For

Budget your coaching time to make the most of the year’s end Read more

You Bet Your Assets
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You Bet Your Assets

The challenge for home building sellers is to demonstrate value beyond the lots Read more

Kings of the Seven-Figure Hill
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Kings of the Seven-Figure Hill

Rising prices are keeping first-time buyers out of the market while a few of the... Read more

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