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So Much Cooking in Latest Kitchen Designs

Filed in Design, Education, International Builders' Show by on January 23, 2018 1 Comment
So Much Cooking in Latest Kitchen Designs

The latest kitchen layouts offer an abundance of options and design trends follow social trends. These were among the key takeaways during a recent International Builders’ Show seminar in Orlando focusing on “What’s Cooking in Kitchen Design.”

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What Millennial Home Buyers Want

What Millennial Home Buyers Want

It’s all about location, location, location – with a dash or two of compromise – as millennials, the nation’s largest demographic group at 90 million strong, is poised to dominate the home buying market. Two market researchers – who happen to be millennials themselves – offered insight into their generation in Two Millennials Tell All, an education session offered Jan. 10 during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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Three Keys to a Killer Website

Three Keys to a Killer Website

When it comes to a website for your building or remodeling company, there’s only one measure of success: Whether that site makes you money. Myers Barnes, president and Chip Johnson, CEO, of Builder Designs talked about how to build a successful website at an NAHB International Builders’ Show “Techbytes” session last week.

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2018 Builders’ Show Draws a Larger, Enthusiastic Crowd

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show, Membership by on January 11, 2018 0 Comments
2018 Builders’ Show Draws a Larger, Enthusiastic Crowd

An optimistic home building industry filled the exhibit halls of Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center as your association hosted one of the largest turnouts in recent years at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Jan. 9-11. Home building professionals from around the world attended this year’s IBS — the biggest component of the annual Design […]

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Stop Negotiating, Start Influencing to Close Your Sales

Stop Negotiating, Start Influencing to Close Your Sales

Seasoned speaker and sales expert John Palumbo, MIRM, does more than teach salespeople new skills: he is a student of sales science. During these studies, he’s learned that the top producers in the world have stopped using old-fashioned negotiating tactics.

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Aging-in-Place Modifications Featured in Museum Display

Filed in Design, Education by on December 11, 2017 0 Comments
Aging-in-Place Modifications Featured in Museum Display

A new exhibit at Washington’s National Building Museum celebrates the flexibility of modern home design and features the role of the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist in helping to ensure that home owners can live safely in their own homes even as they become less mobile.

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D.C. School Attracts Kids to the Trades

Filed in Construction Industry, Education by on December 8, 2017 0 Comments

There’s an education revolution brewing right in the middle of the nation’s capital: The Washington Post reports that Phelps ACE High School, once derided as “an academic dumping ground” and then closed all together, has been reborn as a high school specializing in architecture, construction and engineering — and attracting new students.

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7 Tiny Reasons You’re Not Closing More Sales

7 Tiny Reasons You’re Not Closing More Sales

Even some of the most successful sales managers don’t know exactly what it is they do that keeps driving people to buy from them. Marketing strategist John Palumbo shares some insights that can help certain agents rise above the rest.

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Two IBS Pre-Show Courses Take the Pain Out of Public Speaking

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on December 1, 2017 0 Comments
Two IBS Pre-Show Courses Take the Pain Out of Public Speaking

Become a better public speaker, give solid media interviews and craft strong overall messaging for your HBA with these IBS pre-show courses.

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5 IBS Pre-Show Courses to Boost Your Business

5 IBS Pre-Show Courses to Boost Your Business

The 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) pre-show education includes five courses that dig more deeply into the fundamentals of running a business than you’ve ever gone before.

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