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Award-Winning Multifamily Amenities That Meet Baby Boomer Demands

Award-Winning Multifamily Amenities That Meet Baby Boomer Demands

Seniors no longer want to live out their golden years in a sprawling community in the middle of nowhere; instead, they want to be where the action is and share new experiences with loved ones. This award-winning development incorporates today’s trends with a new concept for the 55+ demographic that gives residents freedom to enjoy the things they love most, while exploring new and exciting hobbies and adventures.

Learn more and how you can apply for NAHB award programs such as the Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards and Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

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Students Develop Innovative Home Solutions at the 2019 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building by on May 2, 2019 0 Comments
Students Develop Innovative Home Solutions at the 2019 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

The 2019 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge emphasizes the importance of innovation in the building industry and gives college students real-world experience in designing single-family and multifamily housing, as well as other building types.

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How to Enhance Your Customer Experience to Boost Profits: Engaging Leads

How to Enhance Your Customer Experience to Boost Profits: Engaging Leads

It may sound contradictory to the name of the industry, but builders aren’t in the home-building business; they’re in the customer business. And how builders initiate and manage these customer relationships are the keys to a successful business.

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How to Enhance Your Customer Experience to Boost Profits: Generating Leads

How to Enhance Your Customer Experience to Boost Profits: Generating Leads

For today’s home buyers, the customer experience does not always start in the sales center. In fact, many customers have likely already researched your company online before they visit you in person. So how can builders make their companies stand out and provide a seamless customer experience throughout the entire sales process?

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IBS 2020 Scholarship Opportunity for Young Professionals

Filed in International Builders' Show by on April 24, 2019 0 Comments
IBS 2020 Scholarship Opportunity for Young Professionals

For the fourth consecutive year, NAHB is offering opportunities for members in good standing who are 21 to 35 years old to attend the NAHB International Builders’ Show® through its IBS Scholarship Program.

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Workforce Housing Project Revitalizes Urban Neighborhood

Filed in Affordability, Land Development, Multifamily by on April 23, 2019 0 Comments
Workforce Housing Project Revitalizes Urban Neighborhood

The mission of Oxford Mills was to create a vibrant, synergistic, education-based community of teacher housing and nonprofit organizations. Ninety of the apartments are rented to residents earning up to 80 percent AMI, with 68 of those reserved for area teachers.

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How to Communicate the Benefits of Green Homes

How to Communicate the Benefits of Green Homes

Although Earth Day only comes once a year, home buyers think green year-round. Knowing how to frame the conversation can help ensure home buyers understand the value of investing in green building practices, as shown by a recent NAHB study.

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Hold Your Most Successful Membership Drive Yet

Filed in Membership by on April 17, 2019 0 Comments
Hold Your Most Successful Membership Drive Yet

NAHB’s spring membership drive is about to get underway, and to help kick it off, state and local home builder associations are sharing their best practices through Third Tuesday Townhalls. The first session for 2019 focused on mastering the art of membership drives. Guest speakers shared their top tips with the forum, along with additional input from the group.

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Small vs. Large Homes: How Do Major Living Spaces Stack Up?

Filed in Design, Economics, Housing Trends by on April 16, 2019 0 Comments
Small vs. Large Homes: How Do Major Living Spaces Stack Up?

A new study from NAHB measures the amount of space of each room in the average new home, and compares percentages of square footage based on the size of the home.

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The Sun Has Set on the 2012 National Green Building Standard

The Sun Has Set on the 2012 National Green Building Standard

The ICC 700-2012 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) has been sunset and the ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 NGBS is currently the only version of the standard for residential green building certification. Here are a few of the more significant changes from the 2012 to 2015 standard for those preparing to make the switch.

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