Business Management

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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Learn Valuable Tips During National Small Business Week

Learn Valuable Tips During National Small Business Week

It’s not too late to register for several free webinars during this year’s National Small Business Week, April 30-May 6.

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How to Get on the Road to Profitability

Filed in Business Management, Education by on April 27, 2017 0 Comments
How to Get on the Road to Profitability

Managing your building or remodeling business’ finances is much more than financial tracking. You have to be able to answer several specific questions, many of which will be covered in an upcoming business accounting webinar.

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Persistence Equals Success for Texas Remodeler

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Persistence Equals Success for Texas Remodeler

Despite a slow start for his remodeling company in 2003, Bryan Smith, the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for April, found his niche and made the right connections that helped teach him how to beef up business.

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More Builders Banking on Small Banks

Filed in Business Management, Economics, Housing Finance by on April 21, 2017 0 Comments
More Builders Banking on Small Banks

The portion of residential construction loans has steadily grown for the smaller banks each year since 2012.

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Mother Nature: It’s Time to Remodel

Mother Nature: It’s Time to Remodel

The rising temperatures of spring aren’t the only form of motivation for home owners to make home improvements. The strengthening economy and appreciating home values are also boosting confidence throughout the remodeling market. It’s the perfect time of year to highlight the benefits of hiring a professional remodeler.

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How Not to Lose the Trades You Have

How Not to Lose the Trades You Have

Finding experienced laborers has become increasingly difficult. So the last thing a builder wants to do is anything that might damage relations with the trades they currently have. Zeroing in on a few key areas will help strengthen ties with your trades.

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Estimating and Scheduling: Today’s the Deadline

Filed in Business Management, Education by on April 3, 2017 0 Comments

Registration closes today for the “live online” course Estimating and Scheduling for Profitable Business Operations, designed to help you better execute two critical tasks to project preparation: estimating costs and creating the schedule to complete the project. From 1-3 p.m. ET over three consecutive Tuesdays: tomorrow, April 4, and then April 11 and 18, this course offers you the best and latest industry knowledge right from your home or office.

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Meet Angela Harris, MIRM

Meet Angela Harris, MIRM

Throughout National Designation Month, NAHB has shined a spotlight on some of its successful graduates. Before we call it a wrap, we’d like to introduce you to one more of our accomplished designees: Angela Harris, MIRM, president and principal creative director of TRIO Environments in Denver.

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