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Four Plans: Boomer-Friendly Layouts

Four Plans: Boomer-Friendly Layouts

These versatile, easy-living layouts feature luxurious details. read more >

The Quicken Riddle

The Quicken Riddle

An innovative home mortgage lender gets media third degree burns. In this case, why? read more >

KB Builds 100,000th Energy Star Home

KB Builds 100,000th Energy Star Home

The Los Angeles-based production builder has hit a milestone in its green building initiatives. read more >

New App Provides Trucks on Demand

New App Provides Trucks on Demand

Need a truck in a hurry? A new ride sharing program will bring one to... read more >

Industry Experts Expect 55+ Market to Continue Rise

Industry Experts Expect 55+ Market to Continue Rise

Plenty of optimism for the market segment at IBS 2017. read more >

Resilient Homes

Resilient Homes

We're bringing you all the resources, case studies, and practices for building better, more resilient homes together in... read more >

Editors' Picks: Products that Caught Our Eye at IBS 2017

Editors' Picks: Products that Caught Our Eye at IBS 2017

In case you missed it, here are a few of the new and exciting products launched at the 2017 International Builders' Show... read more >

RE/MAX: 2016 Best Year for Home Sales Since Crash

RE/MAX: 2016 Best Year for Home Sales Since Crash

But December sales fell as trend of rising prices and shrinking inventory continued. read more >

The Builder Business

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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Big Builder

Toll Offers Gated Community Homesites in Final Portion of Cinco Ranch
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Toll Offers Gated Community Homesites in Final Portion of Cinco Ranch

The Enclave at Ridgefield Heights is located near the newest recreation center in... More

IBS 2017: Day 3 Product Finds
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IBS 2017: Day 3 Product Finds

The flooring, siding, roofing, and bicycle bathtubs that caught our eye on the... More

D R Horton Purchases 156 Lots for $6.9 million in Dakota County, Minn.
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D R Horton Purchases 156 Lots for $6.9 million in Dakota County, Minn.

Two new planned communities join a third purchased in Woodbury in November. More

North Coast Building Expands After a Seven Year Drought
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North Coast Building Expands After a Seven Year Drought

As prices rise in Sonoma County and the surrounding area, California builders are... More

Maracay Homes Secures 93 Lots
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Maracay Homes Secures 93 Lots

The builder plans to start homes between 1,650 and 1,950 square feet. More

How the Right Product Selection Meets the Needs of 55-Plus Buyers
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How the Right Product Selection Meets the Needs of 55-Plus Buyers

Careful research and partnerships identify baby boomers' design preferences. More

Lennar Buys 102-acre Site in Hialeah, Fla. for $51M
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Lennar Buys 102-acre Site in Hialeah, Fla. for $51M

More than 1,000 residential units and 72,000 square feet of commercial space... More

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