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Nevada Development Offers Ultra-Fast Internet Service

Nevada Development Offers Ultra-Fast Internet Service

The gig is up—way up—at the Skye Canyon community in Las Vegas, reports BUILDER’s Jennifer Goodman. Although 1-gigabit access is available in only a handful of communities, it’s a huge selling point for home buyers. read more >

FourPlans: Master-On-Main Move-Ups

FourPlans: Master-On-Main Move-Ups

It’s a 2-for-1: families will enjoy the extra space that these layouts offer now, while the main-level master suites make... read more >

Developer Launches Industry-First Personalized Model Home Brochure

Developer Launches Industry-First Personalized Model Home Brochure

Great Park Neighborhoods' new marketing campaign gives buyers RFID keychains to create customized digital brochures. read more >

New Wall Assembly Combines Advanced Framing with Superior Insulation

New Wall Assembly Combines Advanced Framing with Superior Insulation

New system slashes lumber use by up to 25% and eliminates the need for... read more >

An Exterior Look that Sells

An Exterior Look that Sells

In recent years, a classic exterior design style has taken off in new... read more >

Think Before You Use These 11 Green Buzzwords

Think Before You Use These 11 Green Buzzwords

A new study tests consumer perceptions of 11 common terms used in green marketing. Some were favorites while others were... read more >

Bring Global Influences Home with New Tile Introductions

Bring Global Influences Home with New Tile Introductions

European and Asian designs bring an international flair to interiors and exteriors read more >

Weekley Turns to Peterson as it Continues its Expansion to Minneapolis

Weekley Turns to Peterson as it Continues its Expansion to Minneapolis

As the private builder continues its quest to be a $5 billion company, it moves further north. BUILDER's Les Shaver talks... read more >

The Builder Business

Toll Misses Earnings Estimates

Toll's third-quarter results were below analyst expectations, but future quarters look stronger. BUILDER's Les Shaver looks at the results and the reaction.

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3 Tips for Building a Business That Reflects Your Deepest Values

Entrepreneurs who know their success has benefited employees, customers and community enjoy the greatest satisfaction.

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2015’s Healthiest Housing Markets WalletHub ranks housing markets according to healthiness.

WalletHub analyst Richie Bernardo ranks the nation's healthiest housing markets according to that methodology and research alchemy that Bernardo does best.

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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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Talk and Action
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Talk and Action

Forrest Performance Group principal Jason Forrest explores cultural excellence... Read more

A Leap and a Dare
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A Leap and a Dare

Take this test--it will measure your volume home building production IQ. 15... Read more

Where Buyers Say I Do: The Top Markets for Married New Home Buyers
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Where Buyers Say I Do: The Top Markets for Married New Home Buyers

Summer is the peak of wedding season. And following a somewhat promising spring... Read more

Performance Anxiety
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Performance Anxiety

What if a car came with a 2,000 mile warranty? If it did, you would probably laugh... Read more

Field Guide
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Field Guide

To help sales teams improve, these three 'learning moments' serve as instances to... Read more

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

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