The Art and Science of the Empty Nest ... Four Plans: Dan Sater

The Art and Science of the Empty Nest ... Four Plans: Dan Sater

Give older buyers a reason to move with these supremely stylish offerings from Dan Sater. read more >

Tierney Moves from CNN to the Top of Taylor Morrison's Bay Area Operation

Tierney Moves from CNN to the Top of Taylor Morrison's Bay Area Operation

How did Tierney go from working at CNN and producing for Christiane Amanpour to becoming Taylor Morrison’s vice president... read more >

Three Frozen Pipe Scenarios and What Went Wrong In Each

Three Frozen Pipe Scenarios and What Went Wrong In Each

Construction details can prevent--or cause--frozen pipe disasters, says BUILDER contributor Leonard Morse-Fortier. read more >

Pocket Neighborhoods In Five Easy Steps

Pocket Neighborhoods In Five Easy Steps

These ideas help bring a sense of place to the suburbs. Could they work... read more >

Energy Star V6 Has Big Impact on Windows

Energy Star V6 Has Big Impact on Windows

Cost-effectiveness of high efficiency products under the program is... read more >

2015 Hearthstone Awards Call for Nominations

2015 Hearthstone Awards Call for Nominations

Builders and their employees are eligible for the prestigious industry award focused on community service. read more >

Innovative Land Planning Brings New Life to Former Military Base

Innovative Land Planning Brings New Life to Former Military Base

On-the-boards New Urbanist community to provide an alternative to conventional suburban living. read more >

How to Recruit a Great Salesperson

How to Recruit a Great Salesperson

Four criteria can ensure your next hire is a good one, says BUILDER blogger Myers Barnes. read more >

The Builder Business

Where Investors May Cash Out on Single-Family Rental

RealtyTrac vp Daren Blomquist offers a thorough take on residential real estate's fledgling mega-category and asset class, single-family rental. Given the interest in some investors to cash-out, Blomquist zeroes in on where the opportunities are now, and where they'll be.

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More Than Seven Million Freed From Negative Equity

Zillow chief economist Stan Humphries takes a look at progress on housing's vigorous dig-out from negative equity hell in 2012 to the latest, third quarter 2014, level of 16.9 percent.

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Chill the Heck Out: Chicago's Lost 30-Somethings to the Cold

Chicago Tribune staffer Melissa Harris knows most Chicagoans can conjure up the name of someone who fled town for good after a fearsome winter, but surmises this may be the Mass Exodus of 2014.

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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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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

That Next Hire
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That Next Hire

It's time to bring back the estimator: Continuum's Clark Ellis and Brandon Hart... Read more

Culture: Confidence and Accountability
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Culture: Confidence and Accountability

Five words that could change the way you run your business: I'll leave it up to you Read more

David Lemnah Finds Success in Managing Costs
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David 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 Transparency
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Chuck Chippero Fosters Supply Chain Transparency

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

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

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

Kelley Wiggins Keeps Communication Open
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Kelley Wiggins Keeps Communication Open

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

Building Urgency Toward Results
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Building Urgency Toward Results

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

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