Business Management

Drone Use Among Builders Continues its Ascent

Drone Use Among Builders Continues its Ascent

A recent NAHB survey discovered that the popularity of drones within the housing industry is not only growing — it’s skyrocketing.

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Trade Concerns Dampen Positive Housing Demand

Filed in Business Management, Economics by on April 16, 2018 0 Comments
Trade Concerns Dampen Positive Housing Demand

Worries over trade-related impacts on the U.S. economy have proliferated throughout the housing industry. Most notably, tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber have triggered significant jumps in lumber prices.

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Facebook vs. Congress: What Should Home Builders Know?

Facebook vs. Congress: What Should Home Builders Know?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked to testify in front of House and Senate committees this week to discuss election influence, but members had far more questions about advertising, user data, privacy and consent. What are the takeaways for builders and remodelers?

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What Do Customers Really Want?

Filed in Business Management, Education by on April 12, 2018 0 Comments
What Do Customers Really Want?

Every customer wants the best price, quality and timing for their building or remodeling project. But it’s the overall experience you deliver that really gives them the satisfaction they want — and the positive word-of-mouth you need. This April 19 webinar can help.

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NAHB Joins Ohio HBA in Construction Defect Case

Filed in Business Management, Legal by on April 11, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Joins Ohio HBA in Construction Defect Case

In a case the home building industry is watching closely, NAHB joined the Ohio HBA April 10 in filing an amicus brief in the case of Ohio Northern University v. Charles Construction Services, Inc. The Ohio Supreme Court is reviewing a lower court ruling that an insurer has a duty to defend and indemnify a contractor against claims made by a project owner for property damage allegedly resulting from defective work performed by the contractor’s subcontractors.

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Construction Employment is Rising, but Not Fast Enough

Construction Employment is Rising, but Not Fast Enough

A recent comparison of employment data depicts a positive trend: The number of residential construction workers has steadily — though modestly — increased every year since 2011.

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Get a Look Inside Employee Compensation Trends Across the Country

Filed in Business Management, Home Building by on April 4, 2018 0 Comments
Get a Look Inside Employee Compensation Trends Across the Country

One of the most consequential business decisions a company has to make is how much to pay its employees. Single-family home building companies are no exception, which is why NAHB conducted a nationwide survey in 2017.

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Cloud-Based Apps Can Boost Profits

Filed in Business Management, Education by on March 30, 2018 0 Comments
Cloud-Based Apps Can Boost Profits

Need some cloud control? Cloud-based applications use the internet for storage, computing, collaboration and sharing — and help you manage the flow of information required to successfully complete a construction project. This April 5 webinar gives you the details.

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Low Inventory Intensifies Housing Demand in 2018

Filed in Business Management, Economics by on March 29, 2018 0 Comments
Low Inventory Intensifies Housing Demand in 2018

A lack of existing home inventory continues to drive growth for residential construction and sustain strong home-builder confidence — now hovering near a two-decade high.

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Washington Remodeler’s Success Stems from Enhanced Communication

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on March 26, 2018 0 Comments
Washington Remodeler’s Success Stems from Enhanced Communication

Dave Myllymaki’s knack for building and refining a successful business strategy, as well as his drive to stay involved with his local remodelers council have earned Myllymaki the honor of being named the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for March.

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