Is there a way to tweak a new house design in order to deliver a good product, maybe even a better product than the competition, and still improve the bottom line? The answer is yes, though production builders take different routes to the destination.
Should you let buyers view lots in real time? Village Homes uses an interactive mapping program by Media Lab. This protects the company from someone who might try to interfere with its back end through Web access, says Connie Dahl, the company's webmaster.