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FourPlans: Homes for Homeschoolers

FourPlans: Homes for Homeschoolers

With more parents choosing to home school their children, they're going to need somewhere to teach. A standard office might not be enough, especially if you're talking about multiple children. That's where these house plans... read more >

14 High-Impact Kitchen and Bath Stories You Love

14 High-Impact Kitchen and Bath Stories You Love

Kitchens and baths have evolved into focal reflections of style, character, and charm, and the following 14 design and... read more >

Toll Reports Mixed Results

Toll Reports Mixed Results

Toll Brothers earnings beat projections but revenues fell. Though the company's fiscal year third quarter has so far... read more >

Baby Boomers Are Driving the Housing Market

Baby Boomers Are Driving the Housing Market

New research shows that consumers aged 55 and older will buy more than... read more >

Upgrade the Garage with These 7 New Products

Upgrade the Garage with These 7 New Products

From doors to workbenches and storage, industry manufacturers have... read more >

Pipeline Take-Aways

Pipeline Take-Aways

What can we learn about home building production from a simple board game? Quite a lot. BIG BUILDER bloggers Fletcher L.... read more >

By the Numbers: The Biggest Challenges for Builders in 2015

By the Numbers: The Biggest Challenges for Builders in 2015

We asked hundreds of builders "What is your biggest challenge to growing and building your business in 2015?," and here,... read more >

Builder’s Choice/Custom Home Design Awards Call for Entries

Builder’s Choice/Custom Home Design Awards Call for Entries

Honoring the best of residential design and construction, the 2015 Builder’s Choice/Custom Home Design Awards are open for... read more >

The Builder Business

The 100 Best Suburbs, Towns and Cities in the Nation

Niche.com has unveiled a treasure trove of rankings in its annual look at the nation's best places to live, broken down by cities, towns and suburbs, by millennials and retirees, by best places to buy a house, by schools, by safety ... by George, it's a Holy Grail of rankings, and here, we highlight 10 of the best of the best.

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The Best and Worst Cities for Property Taxes

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has released its annual study, analyzing the effective property tax rates in all 50 states (plus DC) and ranking the most and least taxing among them. Bridgeport, Conn., will you ever learn?

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The 7 Most Overvalued Housing Markets in the Nation

CNBC's Diana Olick looks at a new CoreLogic study that cross-references income growth with home price growth in major U.S. cities to identify the most overvalued housing markets in the nation--four of which are all found in the same state.

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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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Pipeline Take-Aways
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Pipeline Take-Aways

What can we learn about home building production from a simple board game? Quite a... Read more

The Top 15 Builders in 2015’s Retirement Magnets
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The Top 15 Builders in 2015’s Retirement Magnets

Which builders rule America’s retirement magnets? Looking at 2015’s top 50 places... Read more

Chipotle Design
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Chipotle Design

What can home builders learn from a quick-serve restaurant model? Sam Rashkin,... Read more

Top 10 Insights from the Public Builder Report Card
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Top 10 Insights from the Public Builder Report Card

With another Public Builder Report Card in the rearview mirror, Jaime Pirrello... Read more

Four Points to Customer Navigation
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Four Points to Customer Navigation

A prospector's path maps to a buyer's needs, wants, willingness to sacrifice, and... Read more

Everything Matters
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Everything Matters

Deep market knowledge will rank as important as deep pockets in 2015 Read more

Why D.R. Horton's Express Homes are a Success
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Why D.R. Horton's Express Homes are a Success

Maybe D.R. Horton knows something the rest of us don't. Despite reports about the... Read more

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