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January 10, 2013

Alignment of Interest and Using Professionals

As the housing industry struggles back to its feet, now is the time for builders to take stock of their business practices to ensure systems are primed to make the most of the recovery. This post is the first in a series of 52 tips focused on helping builders optimize their business positions. Read more...

April 27, 2011

When Truisms Collide

Recently I had dinner with a nationally known speaker, whose work is completely outside the homebuilding industry. He mentioned that one of his commencement presentations focused on the theme of “The Good is the Enemy of the Best.” I responded by saying that I often talk about “The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good.” Read more...


About the Blogger

Al Trellis

thumbnail image Al Trellis, the president of Home Builders Network in Mount Airy, MD, has over 35 years experience as a custom builder, engineer, consultant, columnist, and speaker. He’s known for his creativity and insights into improving profits and productivity.