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FourPlans: Big Master Showers

FourPlans: Big Master Showers

These sleek designs ditch the tub for a streamlined, spa-like experience. read more >

Who's Up to Batt?

Who's Up to Batt?

As builders who lean in on even-flow spec manage for cost and labor constraints, stresses on quality installation and... 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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TRI Pointe Division Celebrates 1,000th Closing

TRI Pointe Division Celebrates 1,000th Closing

The company is selling in 12 communities in Northern California with... 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 >

The Compromise Between Costly Energy-Saving Features and Utility Savings

The Compromise Between Costly Energy-Saving Features and Utility Savings

A report from the NAHB shows that potential home buyers are placing more emphasis on energy-efficient features when making... read more >

FourPlans: Walkout Basements with "Wow" Moments

FourPlans: Walkout Basements with "Wow" Moments

These memorable designs maximize a sloping lot. 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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The Builder Business

New Home Company Reports Higher Profit A New Home Co. bungalow in its Twenty Oaks Community.

Revenue up 66% as deliveries climb 55% and prices rise 15%.

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Toll Reports $70 Million Profit A Toll Brothers rec room.

Closings up 12%, new orders rise 22%, but City Living unit slows.

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TRI Pointe Profit Slips on Geographic Shift TRI Pointe's Contemporary Farmhouse.

Fewer home sales in California take a bite out of margins.

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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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True Innovation Requires Meeting Buyers' Needs
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True Innovation Requires Meeting Buyers' Needs

The NEXTadventure home’s flexible design caters to 55-plus home buyers. More

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

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