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IBS 2017 Education Session Recordings Now Available

IBS 2017 Education Session Recordings Now Available

Don’t miss out on some of the industry’s best education from the leading experts. A subscription gives you access to more than 115 sessions.

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Celebrate National Designation Month

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Celebrate National Designation Month

March is National Designation Month, a time to recognize designee achievements, promote ongoing education in the housing industry and educate the public on the value of professionals with NAHB designations.

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Endowment Seeks Applicants for Scholarships, Grants

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Endowment Seeks Applicants for Scholarships, Grants

NAHB and its members have a long history of support for construction education. The National Housing Endowment, HBI, and state and local home HBAs continue to establish ways to educate students on the many opportunities that a career in construction offers. Now, it’s time to apply.

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Building Success with Happy Home Owners

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Building Success with Happy Home Owners

All hail the happy home owner: the No. 1 referral source for home builders and remodelers. Companies that forget to keep that top of mind are companies that are in for a bumpy ride, as explained during an education session at the 2017 International Builders’ Show.

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Maximizing Remodeler Profits

Maximizing Remodeler Profits

Time is money.

This was the overriding message delivered by Rob Baugher, a remodeler with 44 years of experience and owner of Baugher Inc. based in Birmingham, Ala., during an International Builders’ Show seminar in Orlando, Fla. earlier this month.

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4 Steps to Ensure Your Firm’s Labor Needs are Met

4 Steps to Ensure Your Firm’s Labor Needs are Met

Many markets across the nation are grappling with chronic labor shortages. At an International Builders’ Show seminar in Orlando earlier this month, Brian Hall, vice president of construction at Charlotte, N.C.-based Classica Homes, outlined four steps his firm has taken to ensure it is the “builder of choice” in its local market.

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Communication and Planning Key to Customer Satisfaction

Communication and Planning Key to Customer Satisfaction

To provide the best possible building experience for your customers, open communication and planning are the best strategies to reduce conflict, manage expectations, eliminate costly errors and gain trust.

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Outstanding Education Designees Honored at IBS

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“By presenting the Designee of the Year awards, NAHB honors individuals who stand out as professionals in their fields and elevate the industry through education,” said 2016 Education Chair William L. Shaw Jr., GMR, CGR, GMB, CAPS and CGP, a Houston remodeler and NAHB instructor.

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4 Named NAHB’s Outstanding Educators

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Four individuals who have excelled in teaching NAHB education courses were recognized Jan. 9 at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando as Educators of the Year.

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It’s a Wrap: Home Tech and Energy Hit Big at 2017 IBS

Exhibit space was expanded this year to make room for more vendors at this year’s show. About 80,000 home builders, remodelers, developers, designers and their trade partners networked with one another and witnessed countless demonstrations from leading suppliers during a show that spanned throughout the Orange County Convention Center.

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