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Winning the Velocity Game

For SAI Consulting's Fletcher L. Groves, III, home building velocity is a relationship between construction cycle speed and business profitability. His Pipeline approach puts game theory into practice, allowing participants to simulate and re-enact construction and management decisions, from start to completion, and learn where pitfalls, biases, and instincts play havoc with profitable results. Here's a snapshot of how the game works. You'll never think of WIP in the same way again.

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Top 10 Markets for New Residential Construction

Housing starts numbers out today surprised many observers with its strength at the highest in eight months, but Metrostudy finds it to have been in line with actual counts released earlier this month. Metrostudy chief economist Brad Hunter breaks down the New Residential Construction release from the Census, including a look at the top ten markets leading in growth in quarterly starts.

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Pensacola, FL Dashboard Reports

Pensacola, FL - May 2014 - New Home Closings Figures Signal Market Decline Getting Steeper

New home sales fell in Pensacola, FL in May. Foreclosures as a percentage of existing home closings dropped, falling 11.9% percentage points. Average prices of new and existing homes moved up, rising 13.4%. Mortgage amounts on new homes dropped 23.1%. Real Estate Owned (REO) closings as a percentage of existing home closings rose, climbing 3.9% percentage points.

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Tampa, FL Dashboard Reports

Tampa, FL - May 2014 - New Home Closings Numbers Suggest Market Decrease Getting Steeper

New home sales fell in Tampa, FL in May. Average prices of new homes moved up, rising 14.3%. The percentage of new home closings belonging to single family homes rose, climbing 6.1% percentage points. The percentage of new home closings belonging to attached homes dropped, falling 6.1% percentage points.

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