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Green Building Becoming the Standard for New Homes

Filed in Design, Sustainability & Green Building by on January 16, 2019 1 Comment
Green Building Becoming the Standard for New Homes

Is green here to stay? All indications are yes. Homes are increasingly being designed, constructed, and operated toward the greener end of the construction continuum.

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How to Invest in a Merchandising Program

Filed in Design, Sales & Marketing by on January 8, 2019 0 Comments
How to Invest in a Merchandising Program

NAHB spoke with four of the country’s top new home merchandisers and asked them a few questions to help those new to merchandising get an idea about how it can fit into their marketing plan.

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Suburban Development in the Urban Core

Filed in Design, Land Development by on January 4, 2019 2 Comments
Suburban Development in the Urban Core

A project in Jacksonville’s closest and oldest suburb seeks to revitalize a rundown area while providing affordable housing to young professionals.

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Tap Into a Valuable, Free Resource for Home Design and Performance

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on November 14, 2018 0 Comments
Tap Into a Valuable, Free Resource for Home Design and Performance

Residential architects and home designers looking for data to support their latest ideas have access to a free resource for peer-reviewed research projects and case studies in all facets of building, from pre-design, design, and construction through occupancy and reuse.

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How to Maximize a Media Room

Filed in Design, Technology by on October 31, 2018 0 Comments
How to Maximize a Media Room

Dedicated home cinemas have significant consumer appeal. They can also be quite expensive, but there are infinite options to optimize a media room using the latest technology and building techniques.

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Drive Sales with Curated Design Packages at Production Prices

Filed in Design, Sales & Marketing by on August 29, 2018 0 Comments
Drive Sales with Curated Design Packages at Production Prices

In an age of Houzz and Pinterest, a home builder in North Carolina launched Fresh Paint, a brand designed to test how many premium finishes can be included in a home built on a production platform.

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North Carolina ‘Agrihood’ Features Farm as Anchor Amenity

Filed in Design, Land Development by on August 21, 2018 0 Comments
North Carolina ‘Agrihood’ Features Farm as Anchor Amenity

Olivette, an agrihood just outside Asheville, North Carolina, is one of the earlier developments to address communities’ millennia-long draw to farms and the modern desire for amenities and technology.

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Don’t Miss the Deadline! Enter NAHB Awards by Aug. 24

Don’t Miss the Deadline! Enter NAHB Awards by Aug. 24

There’s still time to enter your company’s best work to some of the building industry’s most prestigious national awards programs. Winning one of these highly respected NAHB honors puts your firm on the fast track to recognition in your community, your industry, your peers and – most importantly – your clients.

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Garbage Dump Gets a ‘Green’ Makeover in Builders’ Show Home

Garbage Dump Gets a ‘Green’ Makeover in Builders’ Show Home

The New American Remodel 2019 will feature something truly unique for the International Builders’ Show — and especially for the desert region of Las Vegas — a lush, green, backyard orchard.

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Who is Your Boomer Buyer?

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Design by on August 1, 2018 1 Comment
Who is Your Boomer Buyer?

New research on baby boomer households conducted by John Burns Real Estate Consulting reveals a number of trends on what active adults are looking for in their next home and next community.

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