What’s Trending in American Kitchens

Filed in Design, Education, Housing Trends by on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
What’s Trending in American Kitchens

This Wednesday from 2-3 p.m., sit down at the kitchen table with two industry-leading designers to learn more about how to add the most value to your kitchen plans through product selection, finishes, technology and design.

Continue Reading »

New State-of-the-Art ‘Concept Kitchen’ to Debut at DCW

Filed in Design, Housing Trends, International Builders' Show by on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
New State-of-the-Art ‘Concept Kitchen’ to Debut at DCW

A state-of-the-art Concept Kitchen featuring innovations in appliances, cabinetry, countertops, flooring and plumbing will debut as part of Design and Construction Week during the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas Jan. 20-22. “We want show attendees to see what really good design can do and what a difference it can make,” said NAHB’s […]

Continue Reading »

Single-Family Production Poised to Take Off in 2015

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Single-Family Production Poised to Take Off in 2015

A growing economy, rising household formations, low mortgage rates and pent-up demand will help single-family housing production to rev up in 2015 while a growth in renters will keep the multifamily market at cruising altitude or higher, according to economists who participated in yesterday’s National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2014 Fall Construction Forecast Webinar.

Continue Reading »

Where is the Custom Home Market Share Highest?

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Where is the Custom Home Market Share Highest?

New NAHB research reveals significant regional differences in the share of custom homes started in 2013.

Continue Reading »

Managing Online Leads Through Marketing Automation

Filed in Business Management, Sales & Marketing by on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Managing Online Leads Through Marketing Automation

When the home building market was struggling, most chose to take advantage of as many lead opportunities as possible. Now, as the market rebounds, record numbers of new leads are coming through the pipeline. So, in an upswing market, how do you find time to deal with the onslaught of new leads?

Continue Reading »

Skirting Lead Paint Certification Doesn’t Pay

Skirting Lead Paint Certification Doesn’t Pay

Recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) actions indicate that contractors who are operating without proper certification or training to remove lead-based paint will be held accountable for being non-compliant.

Continue Reading »

NAHB Policy Victories Add Up to Real Savings for Members

Filed in About NAHB, Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations by on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
NAHB Policy Victories Add Up to Real Savings for Members

Did you know that NAHB saved the typical builder member $6,200 on every new home they started last year and that NAHB policy victories have contributed to real savings for members in 2014? You can learn more about the value of your membership at valueofnahb.org.

Continue Reading »

NAHB’s Code Adoption Toolkit is the Right Fix

NAHB’s Code Adoption Toolkit is the Right Fix

Randy Melvin wants to fix the building code. He’s not alone. Even as the ink is barely dry on the 2015 versions of the International Residential Code, International Energy Conservation Code and other model code documents, HBAs across the nation already are targeting changes and improvements to make the new codes more workable and cost effective.

Continue Reading »

Online Course ‘Construction Contracts and Law’ Begins Nov. 4

Filed in Business Management, Education, Legal by on October 28, 2014 0 Comments

The popular Construction Contracts and Law course has a new look next month: It’s being held Nov. 4, 11 and 18 as a series of three two-hour live webinars conducted by popular instructor Bill Asdal.

Continue Reading »

Fall Construction Forecast Offers Expert Analysis

Where is the housing market headed?

You can get answers at the NAHB Fall Construction Forecast Webinar, 2-4 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 30. NAHB Chief Economist Dr. David Crowe will analyze and interpret data to help inform your business decisions in 2015.

Continue Reading »

Advertisement