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Woodside Reaches Out to First-Time Phoenix Buyers

Woodside Reaches Out to First-Time Phoenix Buyers

The city's Millennials can afford only 56% of houses compared to the national average of 70%. Woodside's new community may change that. read more >

Beazer Hits on Orders, But Misses on Margins

Beazer Hits on Orders, But Misses on Margins

Weather in Texas stymied the company's third quarter, but Beazer still made strides in the third quarter. BUILDER's Les... read more >

Millennials by the Numbers: 9 Facts and Figures

Millennials by the Numbers: 9 Facts and Figures

The nesting habits of millennials are a source of much conjecture in the housing industry, and here, we pull out nine... read more >

Are You Ready for the Next Disaster?

Are You Ready for the Next Disaster?

Threats from tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and more pose a real risk... read more >

5 Outdoor Products To Brighten Up Curb Appeal

5 Outdoor Products To Brighten Up Curb Appeal

In honor of National Curb Appeal month, we've rounded up five new... read more >

Summer Sensations: 6 Stunning Backyard Pools

Summer Sensations: 6 Stunning Backyard Pools

From sprawling waterways surrounded by lush gardens, intricate rockscapes, and cascading waterfalls to dramatic modern... read more >

The Trump Effect: The Building Industry’s Most Political Animals

The Trump Effect: The Building Industry’s Most Political Animals

These five builders, developers, and housing advocates have used their industry expertise to gain success in politics.... read more >

Yacht Parking Included: Dubai's Newest Megaproject

Yacht Parking Included: Dubai's Newest Megaproject

Forget about designing for the 1 percent--a new luxury high rise on the Persian Gulf will cater to "the most privileged of... read more >

The Builder Business

Million-Dollar Home Sales Up, Prices Fall

There were 24,000 homes sold for $1 million or more in the second quarter, which is up 14% year over year. But prices are down 2.4%, according to CNBC's Robert Frank.

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2015’s Best and Worst States for Student Debt

WalletHub's Richie Bernardo crunched seven key metrics--including average student debt, unemployment rate for those 25 to 34, as well as student debt-to-income ratios--to determine the best and worst states for student debt.

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Fed Study Says Only a Crash Could Have Prevented Housing Bubble line chart showing ratio of house prices to income from 1950 to 2013

MarketWatch's Steve Goldstein dives into a new report that says the Fed would have needed to hike rates by 8% in 2002 to have avoided the housing boom. And that would've caused other problems ...

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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

Start Making Dense
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Start Making Dense

When it comes down to it, housing affordability's 'guy behind the tree" is you and... Read more

Practice Makes Process
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Practice Makes Process

Is the big benefit of home builders' workflow improvement better margins or is it... Read more

Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?
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Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?

Forrest Performance Group's Jason Forrest challenges you to pick ... is your... Read more

The Top 10 Builders in the Best Metros for Millennials
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The Top 10 Builders in the Best Metros for Millennials

As new home buying gradually shifts from boomers to millennials in the next few... Read more

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

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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

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