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New Builder is Taking Entry-Level Market by Storm

New Builder is Taking Entry-Level Market by Storm

Tiny upstart San Joaquin Valley Homes is taking on the big boys in its Sacramento market. BUILDER's Jennifer Goodman has a Q+A with founder Joe Leal. read more >

Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?

Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?

Forrest Performance Group's Jason Forrest challenges you to pick ... is your company a 'victim culture' or a 'victor... read more >

Five Design Attributes Guaranteed to Wow Gen Y

Five Design Attributes Guaranteed to Wow Gen Y

From the look of their clothing and cell phones to the style of homes and apartments, Millennials want--and expect--good... read more >

What Does 'Keep It Simple' Mean in a Complex World?

What Does 'Keep It Simple' Mean in a Complex World?

The 2015 back half, part 2: it's all about doing what you say you're... read more >

Preparing Buyers for the True Cost of Homeownership

Preparing Buyers for the True Cost of Homeownership

Home buyers are unprepared to deal with the unexpected costs of... read more >

Demand's Tipping Point

Demand's Tipping Point

Housing's biggest question in 2015 may be whether or not first-time buyers finally enter the market. You might be able to... read more >

Deal or No Deal?

Deal or No Deal?

Mergers and acquisitions flow will remain steady through 2015 and into next year. BUILDER editor John McManus comments on... read more >

Innovative Home Adapts to Owners’ Needs

Innovative Home Adapts to Owners’ Needs

The New Economy Home emerged as a solution to the financial strains of the recession, but its universal design and... read more >

The Builder Business

Golden Oldies: The Best And Worst Cities To Retire a map of america with circles with numbers denoting the best and worst places to retire

Bankrate weighed a variety of factors--including cost of living, crime rate, walkability, health care quality, tax burden, (and of course weather)--on 172 areas across the country to determine the nation's top and bottom spots for retirees.

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Top 10 Markets with Overpriced Homes

West Realty Advisors took a look at home prices from 2008 to 2015 to identify which cities had high prices that were way past pre-recession levels to determine the top 10 markets with overpriced houses.

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How Will You Meet Code for Air Sealing and Duct Leakage?

A relatively new BPI certification helps builders meet the stringent, new IECC requirements for air infiltration and duct leakage.

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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

How to Breed Best-of-Breed
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How to Breed Best-of-Breed

BIG BUILDER contributor Clark Ellis points out the challenges and benefits of... Read more

Tags: Leadership
Excel or Else
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Excel or Else

There’s no place for average in home building today Read more

Perfecting the Process of Home Building
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Perfecting the Process of Home Building

By fine tuning each step in the home building process, you can deliver better... Read more

Operational Excellence: 16 Essentials
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Operational Excellence: 16 Essentials

Have you achieved operational excellence? BIG BUILDER contributor Fletcher Groves... Read more

Four Home Builders That Achieve Excellence
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Four Home Builders That Achieve Excellence

BUILDER contributor Bill Gloede looks at the different ways excellence can be... Read more

Where Direct Cost Pressures Are Building
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Where Direct Cost Pressures Are Building

As any veteran builder can tell you, the costs associated with constructing a... Read more

The Accountability Riddle
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The Accountability Riddle

A sure sign of a culture that nurtures accountability is the way its teams phrase... Read more

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