SUBSCRIBERS TO OUR GROWING FAMILY of free e-mail newsletters know that they can find links to recent news articles of interest to home builders. But readers have requested a way to be alerted quickly when important events take place that can affect builders' operations. A brand-new e-mail newsletter—the BIG BUILDER NewsFlash—will do just that. And like all of our e-mail newsletters, it's available for free, just by subscribing online.

BREAKING NEWS, AS IT HAPPENS BIG BUILDER NewsFlash is sent by our online editors when major events occur. Announcements on housing starts, sales, and the like; earnings releases from the major players; consolidations in the home building industry—if you're a subscriber to BIG BUILDER NewsFlash, you'll receive the announcement in your e-mailbox within minutes of its release.

We'll reserve the NewsFlash for major events, so you don't have to worry about us clogging your e-mail with unimportant announcements. It's simple to subscribe: Just point your browser to our e-newsletter subscription page at http://hanleywood It's easy—and it's free.

OTHER HANLEY WOOD E-MAIL NEWSLETTERS While you're on the subscription page, consider signing up for our other free e-mail newsletters as well. Some of the titles:

BUILDER Business Update: A weekly summary of major events in home building, with headlines and article summaries, as well as direct links to the complete article on BUILDER Online.

BIG BUILDER NewsLink: A weekly roundup of releases direct from the nation's public builders, along with relevant articles on the industry.

Custom Home Business Update: A twice-monthly newsletter focusing on the activities of custom builders, with links to articles from the newest issue of Custom Home magazine and other industry news.

ebuild New Product News:Abiweekly roundup of new products for home building and a look at what's new on ebuild, our comprehensive guide to building products.