Do you know someone who is engaged in local or regional sustainable building efforts? NAHB will recognize an up-and-coming green professional in the home building industry as the Best in Green Young Professional of the Year. Nominations are due Friday, Dec. 4.
The entries are in, and the winners of The Nationals will soon be revealed. Join the best of the best sales and marketing professionals for this premiere awards event at the International Builders’ Show on January 19 at Caesar’s Palace.
Systems-built industry builders, suppliers and manufacturers from around the country convened in Florida recently to talk shop, and catch some waves.
Countless do-it-yourself, home-improvement programs online and on TV are slowly changing how builders work with their clients – especially those clients who are moody, intrusive and demand perfection but aren’t willing to pay for it. Thoroughly evaluating the client’s expectations can help you avoid – or at least, better prepare yourself for – increased project costs, duration and headaches.
Remodelers can now conduct a home assessment for an aging client more quickly and accurately thanks to a new mobile app called Silver Spaces. The app provides remodelers with customizable tools and information to help them thoroughly address the safety concerns of their clients while not having to waste time printing and filling out forms.
Josh Anderson and his team at Element Design Build are busy putting the finishing touches on the 2016 New American Home®. The home is sure to impress the thousands of housing industry professionals who tour the home during the International Builders’ Show in January.
As the number of young professionals attending the Builders’ Show continues to grow, so does the education and events specially tailored to give up-and-coming industry professionals the tools they need to refine their skills, make new connections and have some fun. Here’s a preview.
In the last five years there has been a dramatic shift in what customers expect from their home shopping experience. That is why it is so important that your online and onsite sales programs work hand-in-hand. If you’re interested in learning more about how to do this, the 2016 International Builders’ Show is your one-stop-shop for all things sales and marketing.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2016 will remain at existing levels, except in 39 high-cost counties where they will increase. In most of the country, the loan limit will remain at $417,000 for one-unit properties. The 39 counties that will see an increase from existing levels include some high-cost counties along the west coast and in the Boston, Denver and Nashville markets.