Business Management

Why Builders Need Brokers

Filed in Business Management, Sales & Marketing by on May 7, 2018 0 Comments
Why Builders Need Brokers

In Partnering with Brokers to Win More Sales, Quint Lears gives practical suggestions to help you create long-term, powerful and productive relationships with your local real estate brokers. Now more than ever, it’s imperative to include broker partnerships within your sales strategy to help increase your bottom line.

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Happy National Small Business Week

Filed in Business Management, Construction Industry by on April 30, 2018 0 Comments
Happy National Small Business Week

Whether they are home builders, remodelers, developers or their trade partners, the vast majority of NAHB members run small businesses – a category that the Small Business Administration (SBA) defines as companies with fewer than 500 employees and that comprises more than 99% of all American businesses. And for the 55th year in a row, […]

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About Those Changes to the Business Interest Deduction

About Those Changes to the Business Interest Deduction

The new tax law places limitations on the business interest deduction and the treatment of business interest expenses. The good news: An exception was made for real estate businesses.

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No Changes Needed for LRRP Rule, says EPA

Filed in Business Management, Environmental, Remodelers by on April 26, 2018 2 Comments
No Changes Needed for LRRP Rule, says EPA

A federally mandated review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s problematic Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule has concluded that, despite the lack of an accurate lead paint test kit, the rule should remain the same.

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New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on April 26, 2018 0 Comments
New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

To compete in today’s booming aging-in-place market, you need the most recent industry knowledge. That’s why NAHB Education has revamped the Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) designation program—starting with the all-new CAPS III: Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging-in-Place.

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‘Bigger Picture’ Leads Remodeler to Bigger Profits

Filed in Business Management, Remodelers by on April 24, 2018 0 Comments
‘Bigger Picture’ Leads Remodeler to Bigger Profits

Ensuring healthy profits in business starts by building great relationships with clients. Nick Scheel, CGR, of Arrow Kitchen and Bath in Spokane Valley, Wash., has created a steady flow of referrals by centering his business around customer service.

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Online Mortgages More Attractive Than Online Dating

Online Mortgages More Attractive Than Online Dating

Society’s general acceptance of and reliance on technology is quickly permeating the housing industry. In fact, a recent survey found the portion of Americans who say they’d feel comfortable applying online for a mortgage is greater than those who’d consider online dating.

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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 2 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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