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Summer-Ready Plans from Visbeen Architects

Summer-Ready Plans from Visbeen Architects

These breezy designs encourage indoor-outdoor living with porches, patios, decks, and more. read more >

Minto Announces Three New Large-Scale Communities

Minto Announces Three New Large-Scale Communities

The Florida builder known for its active adult developments has added 17,900 lots to its portfolio. read more >

Builder Blitz About to Get Under Way

Builder Blitz About to Get Under Way

Are you planning to participate in Habitat for Humanity's annual home building blitz? We'd like to hear about it. read more >

Taylor Morrison Scales a Smart Home Solution to Production Building

Taylor Morrison Scales a Smart Home Solution to Production Building

Smart home packages are no different from choosing your cabinets and... read more >

Four Questions to Ask Before Launching a New Community

Four Questions to Ask Before Launching a New Community

Once you identify what is most important to your buyer, you will be able... read more >

Empty Nesters Flock to One-Level Designs

Empty Nesters Flock to One-Level Designs

An Illinois builder finds that its ranch-style layouts are a hit with 55+ buyers for a number of reasons. read more >

FHFA House Price Index Up 1.3% in First Quarter

FHFA House Price Index Up 1.3% in First Quarter

Prices rise in all regions, led by a 1.9% gain in the Pacific. read more >

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All Eyes on Where Boomers Will Retire: The 10 Top-Ranked States Retire and then recline, America's top 10 states to retire.

MarketWatch taps into WalletHub data on the 50-state rankings of best-to-worst places in the United States to retire. Here's the run-down.

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Building Material Chemical Is Contributing to Honeybee Crisis

A closer look at the implications of imidacloprid's use in building materials is long overdue, says Healthy Building Network blogger Jim Vallette.

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The Nation's Top 100 Companies for Work From Home Live Ops ranks No. 1 among places that encourage workers to work from home.

Forbes' third annual top 100 list of companies whose employees enjoy flexible schedules, telecommuting, part-time, and freelance work opportunities, is based on an analysis of more than 40,000 companies and the jobs posted on FlexJobs in 2015.

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Point of Contract: Will Owners, Builders, Contractors & Designers Change? Client, architect, and general contractor all on one team?

A new delivery method--an alternative to design-bid-build and design-build means of contracting and running projects--is getting traction: Integrated Project Delivery. Everybody's accountable, has skin in the game, and works together. Go figure.

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Showcase the Style of Your 55-Plus Buyers
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Showcase the Style of Your 55-Plus Buyers

Lita Dirks & Co. display boomer preferences in the NEXTadventure Home Read more

Meritage Donates New Homes to Operation Homefront in 2016
Sales Leaders, Game On!
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Sales Leaders, Game On!

Life lessons from Pac-Man: four steps to leveling up your team’s sales performance Read more

Catering to 55-Plus Doesn't Mean More Room, It Means More Storage
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Catering to 55-Plus Doesn't Mean More Room, It Means More Storage

Housing Design Matters talks storage trends for buyers facing their NEXTadventure Read more

Single-Family For-Rent's Next Steps
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Single-Family For-Rent's Next Steps

Simple Man questions--from housing sage George Casey--on how single-family... Read more

Space Efficiency Advice from the NEXTadventure Home
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Space Efficiency Advice from the NEXTadventure Home

Lita Dirks & Co. show that convenience, not compromise, is critical to the 55-plus... Read more

Defining the NEXTAdventure with Casual Lifestyle Living
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Defining the NEXTAdventure with Casual Lifestyle Living

Housing Design Matters explores the need for informal floor plans Read more

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