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FourPlans: Walkout Basements with "Wow" Moments

FourPlans: Walkout Basements with "Wow" Moments

These memorable designs maximize a sloping lot. read more >

Mix Shift: Honey, I Shrank the Floor Plan

Mix Shift: Honey, I Shrank the Floor Plan

As more entry-level communities grand open, new-home square footage averages and medians may decline. read more >

3 Ways Builders Can Improve Their Moisture Management System

3 Ways Builders Can Improve Their Moisture Management System

Mismanaged water can have big consequences.... read more >

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Single-Family Starts Increase in January

Single-Family Starts Increase in January

Following two months of decline, one-unit starts increased, while... read more >

Six California Homes that Are Ready for 2020

Six California Homes that Are Ready for 2020

These ultra-efficient homes are ahead of the state's rigorous... read more >

Stalled Pennsylvania Project Back on Track

Stalled Pennsylvania Project Back on Track

On hold since the recession, Rotelle Development's active adult community will soon be complete. read more >

FourPlans: Spring-Ready Designs from Don Gardner

FourPlans: Spring-Ready Designs from Don Gardner

Screened porches and organized mudrooms handle the season's fluctuations with ease. read more >

The Rise of the Transitional Home

The Rise of the Transitional Home

In an age of Houzz and Pinterest, an... read more >

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Century Closes Out 2016 With $15M 4th-QTR Profit Century's Murphy Creek in Aurora.

Closings rise 26%, new orders up 25.1%.

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KB Opens Townhouse Community in Chino Hills

Homes start in the mid $500K range.

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Texas County Commission Approves Austin Master Plan

Thomas Ranch plans 3,300 homes, shops, apartments and other amenities on 2,200 acres.

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CAA Opens Communities in Tampa, McKinney, Tx.

Florida townhomes start in the mid $200K range, Texas homes at $368,900.

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Fortune's Fab Five Home Builders
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Fortune's Fab Five Home Builders

Toll Brothers, Lennar, D.R. Horton, CalAtlantic, and NVR rank as 2017 'most... More

The Power of Good Design, Part 2
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The Power of Good Design, Part 2

A better town home experience: It’s not a matter of cost. More

An Early-Spring Level-Set on Priorities
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An Early-Spring Level-Set on Priorities

These three simple, profound, revealing questions will help you focus on what's... More

Culture Coach: Hope is No Strategy
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Culture Coach: Hope is No Strategy

How to get ready for anything as 2017's Spring Selling Season kicks into high gear. More

55-Plus Buyers Need Flexible Space in Their Homes
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55-Plus Buyers Need Flexible Space in Their Homes

The NEXTadventure Home offers clever furniture solutions in its flex room. More

The Meaning of the NEXTadventure Community
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The Meaning of the NEXTadventure Community

Taylor Morrison looks at what 55-plus home buyers want in a community. More

Can Housing for Boomers and Millennials Be the Same?
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Can Housing for Boomers and Millennials Be the Same?

The NEXTadventure home design, originally geared toward 55-plus buyers, proves... More

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