Horton Launches Express Line in Southeast Florida

Horton Launches Express Line in Southeast Florida

D.R. Horton's Express brand will soon launch in Southeast Florida. read more >

EXCLUSIVE: Behind William Hezmalhalch's Entry-Level Vision for D.R. Horton

EXCLUSIVE: Behind William Hezmalhalch's Entry-Level Vision for D.R. Horton

A look at how Hezmalhalch retooled the floor plan for Horton's new brand... read more >

BUILDER Deal Flow

BUILDER Deal Flow

Exclusive updates, data, and takeaways on funding, private placements,... read more >

Noteworthy In Our Building Science Section

Noteworthy In Our Building Science Section

How to cut back on jobsite debris read more >

New Products

New Products

Get a fine finish with Magic Oil 2K read more >

5 Tips for Creating a Better Design Awards’ Entry

5 Tips for Creating a Better Design Awards’ Entry

Senior editor Shelley D. Hutchins has been managing design awards for... read more >

4 Beautiful Homes for View Lots

4 Beautiful Homes for View Lots

A lovely lot deserves an equally appealing home. These four should do... read more >

The Builder Business

Jobs Fuel Millennial Mobility, While Lower Costs Lure Baby Boom Movers

RealtyTrac's crack research staff analyzed Census population data between 2007 and 2013 in more than 1,800 counties nationwide to discover which markets are seeing the biggest shifts in baby boomers and millennials.

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The Top 50 'Best Cities to Live' in the USA

To determine America’s best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 cities with populations of 65,000 or more as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau, and included a range of variables such as crime rates, employment growth, educational attainment, and housing affordability.

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Forbes' Most And Least Educated Cities In America

Ann Arbor, Michigan, tops Forbes' list of the most And least educated cities In America and staff writer Kathryn Dill adds plenty of color and commentary on what that means in each locality.

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For Musk, SolarCity and Tesla Home In on Powering Houses

MarketWatch staffer Jennifer Booton reports that Elon Musk’s Tesla is working with SolarCity to meet the energy storage needs of its solar customers. Per Musk, a thermostat-sized box may one day power your house.

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Big Builder

2014's Best and Worst Places to Retire 2014's Best and Worst Places to Retire

WalletHub research analyst Richie Bernardo and his team analyzed the 150 largest... Read more

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Cardinal Sins of Training

Time is precious--yours and your associates'. Forrest Performance Group principal Jason Forrest offers critical tactical insight on what every manager should do--and, importantly, not do--to get the most out of one-to-one training meetings with associates. Read more

14 New-Home Design Trends for 2014

Demographics and socioeconomic factors play a large role in determining housing’s current new-home design trends. Read more

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Home Buyer Wants Vs. NeedsHome Buyer Wants Vs. Needs

New-home design's most notable trends of 2014 are aimed at what buyers want. Read more

Beyond the Lot LineBeyond the Lot Line

As builders leverage the value of amenity-rich master planned communities, a... Read more

Is the McMansion on its Way Out?Is the McMansion on its Way Out?

As single-family homes get bigger, tomorrow's buyers seem to prefer efficiency and... Read more

Victim or Survivor?Victim or Survivor?

As encouraging as some of the housing recovery's signs are, visibility into what's... Read more

Simple Does It

A special supplement of Big Builder focuses on market demand of discretionary buyers' "wants" versus a wider population of would-be home buyers' "needs." Read more

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