Business Management

Top 5 Mobile Apps for Home Builders

Filed in Business Management, Home Building by on July 7, 2017 0 Comments
Top 5 Mobile Apps for Home Builders

Planning and overseeing your projects has never been easier thanks to a variety of apps available on mobile devices. These apps can help you more efficiently communicate with superintendents and workers, draw up designs for projects and keep track of dates and deadlines.

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New Webinar Says Namaste to the Zen Builder

Filed in Business Management, Education by on June 28, 2017 0 Comments
New Webinar Says Namaste to the Zen Builder

Learn how to maintain calm and handle difficult clients in the Wisdom from the Zen Builder webinar Wednesday, July 12, 2-3 p.m. ET.

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Remodeler of the Month: Quality Always Trumps Quantity

Filed in Business Management, Remodelers by on June 26, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeler of the Month: Quality Always Trumps Quantity

No matter what type of business you run, working with the right people is key to boosting revenue and sustaining long-term growth. That’s how David Jackson, CAPS, principal of Jackson Design Build in Centennial, Colo., says he’s kept his home building and remodeling business steadily growing since 1978.

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Grow Your Business With the Building Systems Councils Webcast Series

Grow Your Business With the Building Systems Councils Webcast Series

NAHB’s Building Systems Councils, representing manufactures, builders and suppliers of modular, panelized, log, timber frame and concrete homes, is excited to announce its monthly Lunch-N-Learn Webcast Series topics for the remainder of the year.

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Hire Team Players, not Naysayers

Filed in Business Management, Education by on June 5, 2017 0 Comments
Hire Team Players, not Naysayers

Builder and success coach Burk Moreland, GMB, CGB believes that hiring the right people isn’t just about finding workers with the right skills. It’s also about finding people with the right attitude and other important indicators that actually make the best players for your team.

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Finance Changes Shaping the Housing Market

Finance Changes Shaping the Housing Market

In his remarks in the latest issue of Eye on the Economy, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz provided his insights on the state of the economy as it relates to the home building industry, highlighting changes in interest rates, loan availability and housing demand.

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Boost Your Value with Project Management Live Online

Filed in Business Management, Education by on May 25, 2017 2 Comments
Boost Your Value with Project Management Live Online

Explore the process with Jeff Hunt next month when he teaches Project Management Live Online. Presented in webinar format over three consecutive Tuesdays, June 6, 13 and 20, 1-3 p.m. ET, the course will show you how to build the project on time, on budget and with a happy customer.

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Oklahoma Remodeler: Never Stop Marketing

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on May 23, 2017 0 Comments
Oklahoma Remodeler: Never Stop Marketing

“Profits will continue to tighten as costs inevitably rise, but with continued networking, repeat customers and referrals, we expect to continue seeing a steady rise in our revenue,” says Mike Fournier, owner of The Sonrise Companies, and May’s NAHB Remodeler of the Month.

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Husband and Wife Remodelers Avoid Management Pitfalls

Husband and Wife Remodelers Avoid Management Pitfalls

Agreeing on whose turn it is to fold the laundry is one thing. Becoming business partners with your life partner is a whole new level of teamwork. Maya and Len Bogh, co-owners of Great Northern Builders, Inc. in South Berwick, Maine, describe their working dynamic as one that has evolved throughout their 12-year marriage. They also feel more poised with their business management efforts as a result of networking with the right experts.

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Bringing NAHB Courses to Canada and Beyond

Vince Butler has had the pleasure of teaching NAHB Education classes in Canada since 2011. He has visited five provinces, many of them multiple times, and spoken with dozens of Canadian builders about their businesses, the market and challenges they face every day. The most striking observation is the overwhelming similarity between American businesses and that of our friends north of the border.

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