If you’ve ever seen an episode of Mad Men, then you know that drinking policies, smoking habits and gender roles in the office place have evolved significantly throughout the last 50-60 years. You might also realize that some things haven’t changed much at all, or they’ve made a huge comeback—namely, mid-century modern design.
Many lawmakers and community officials continue to turn to inclusionary zoning as a seemingly quick and easy plan to adopt and impose on the housing industry. However, new research confirms that multiple strategies are needed to close the financing gap and make projects viable. NAHB recently compiled additional resources to help builders and land developers address some of their most pressing industry concerns related to impact fees and affordability—highlighting alternative approaches that produced positive results.
As a green building verifier — not a builder — Thiel Butner was excited to see the other side of the process. What she didn’t know was that a simple renovaton project would turn into a gut remodel.
Attracting prospective home buyers involves more than touting quartz countertops and hardwood floors: Those types of features are expected. But homes that truly appeal to new-home buyers are those that infuse elements of the unexpected. It’s no wonder that “60 Design Ideas in 60 Minutes” is consistently one of the most popular and well-attended sessions […]
Results from NAHB surveys of home buyers and home builders show that buyers have a strong preference for open floorplans, and that most builders are doing their best to create those open spaces for their clients. There are, however, some differences between what buyers are seeking and what builders are delivering.
Builders at the Pinnacle Housing Group had several goals in mind when they started the Liberty Pass project in Selma, Texas. They wanted returning veterans to have a place to live that was comfortable, affordable and sustainable. They succeeded on all fronts.
Editors from Consumer Reports attending this month’s International Builders’ Show reported several home improvement trends for the year ahead based on what they saw in Orlando.