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Are New Starter Homes History? Are New Starter Homes History?

Since World War II ended, builders lured buyers with new houses priced to vie with resale, but better built. But according to this deep dive by BUILDER editor Les Shaver, the starter home may now be on the brink of going extinct. Read more

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Purchasing myth: Price and cost are the same thing. Read more

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Builders Assess Purchasing Needs as Potential Shortages Loom

Earlier communication with trade partners is one key to controlling costs. Read more

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Big Picture: Know Your Costs Big Picture: Know Your Costs

Start on the trade level by looking at the direct cost elements of material and labor. Read more

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Big Money: Sourcing Solutions Big Money: Sourcing Solutions

To centralize or to decentralize: Try the hybrid approach. Read more

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