Business Management

Longtime Industry Advocate: Retirement Isn’t the End

Longtime Industry Advocate: Retirement Isn’t the End

After working in home building for more than 40 years and serving in a variety of prominent advocacy and leadership roles, Bob Hanbury last month entered the retirement phase of his career. However, he intends to continue serving the industry in whatever capacity he can.

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Building Rockets Isn’t the Same as Building Homes

Filed in Business Management, Membership by on August 8, 2017 0 Comments
Building Rockets Isn’t the Same as Building Homes

Client communication is critical, but especially if the client is an engineer or technology professional who, naturally, wants to be highly involved in the build process. Builder Mark Rovere shares his insights from working with a long list of “gear head” clients in the Huntsville, Ala. market.

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Custom Builder Award is a Difference Maker

Filed in Awards, Business Management by on August 3, 2017 0 Comments
Custom Builder Award is a Difference Maker

Being honored with a prestigious national award is perhaps the most effective method of validating quality work and differentiating the first-class companies from the competition. Custom builders who think they have “it” should apply now for the Custom Home Builder of the Year award.

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IBS Gave this Builder a Business ‘Owner’s Guide’

IBS Gave this Builder a Business ‘Owner’s Guide’

From a company that grossed $2-3 million a year 10 years ago, Deric Parker’s business now has 18 employees, does about 50 starts a year, and brings in $16-17 million annually. He credits hard work, faith and the International Builders’ Show.

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BuilderBooks Seeking New Authors

Filed in Business Management by on July 24, 2017 0 Comments
BuilderBooks Seeking New Authors

Do you have a great idea for a book? Do you have home building industry experience you want to share? Is there a topic you are interested in, but can’t find any resources on it? BuilderBooks wants to hear from you.

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5 Lessons from the Savings and Loan Crisis

Filed in Business Management by on July 24, 2017 3 Comments
5 Lessons from the Savings and Loan Crisis

The financial crises of the late 1980s and early 1990s, and again in the mid-2000s, provide valuable lessons for today’s builders in handling tough times.

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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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