International Builders’ Show

Efficient Plumbing System Earns Ingenuity Award

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Efficient Plumbing System Earns Ingenuity Award

The NAHB Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) presented this year’s Spark Award — honoring an LSC member for developing the most cutting-edge product or service that “takes the home building industry to the next level”— to the SharkBite EvoPEX.

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55+ Builders See New Housing Trends in Florida

55+ Builders See New Housing Trends in Florida

The latest models and plans for 55+ community designs were on display last month during the International Builders Show in Orlando.

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John Palumbo Honored with NSMC Award

John Palumbo Honored with NSMC Award

NAHB’s National Sales and Marketing Council has awarded its Bill Molster Lifetime Achievement Award to John Palumbo, MIRM, a seasoned speaker and sales expert from Jacksonville, Fla.

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Finding Hidden Profits From Change Orders

Finding Hidden Profits From Change Orders

Many builders have contracts and change order policies that leave too much room for interpretation and an excessive amount of client flexibility.

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Competing with Big Builders the Smart Way

Competing with Big Builders the Smart Way

Big builders can typically survive on lower gross and net profits than smaller builders. But small builders have some advantages of their own — traits that can come in handy when attempting to find and purchase land.

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3 BALA Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed

Filed in Awards, Design, International Builders' Show by on February 8, 2018 0 Comments
3 BALA Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed

The Best in American Living Awards™ program recently inducted its sixth class into the BALA Hall of Fame, honoring innovative, well-respected individuals and companies that have significantly affected residential design and construction. The 2017 BALA Hall of Fame class includes: Lita Dirks. Dirks, owner of Lita Dirks & Co. in Greenwood Village, Colo., is an […]

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Pull Out all the Stops to Recruit Hot Leads

Filed in International Builders' Show, Leadership, Membership by on February 7, 2018 1 Comment
Pull Out all the Stops to Recruit Hot Leads

Donna Knatz Barrett, EO of the Charlotte-DeSoto BIA in Port Charlotte, Fla., is laser-focused on getting new members. That’s why, after the NAHB International Builders’ Show finished up in January, she turned to an easy source for hot leads: 2018 IBS attendees.

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PWB Honors 3 Outstanding Members

PWB Honors 3 Outstanding Members

The NAHB Professional Women in Building Council last week recognized three outstanding council members and professional staff for their contributions to the organization and to the home building industry.

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NAHB Names The Nationals Gold Award Winners

NAHB Names The Nationals Gold Award Winners

NAHB honored the year’s outstanding work in residential real estate sales, marketing and design at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala, one of the building industry’s most glittering events.

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5 Young Professionals Help Propel the Industry

5 Young Professionals Help Propel the Industry

NAHB recently honored the 2017 Young Professionals of the Year. The award acknowledges the five regional winners’ hard work and successes, performance and dedication, and outstanding potential as they begin to serve as leaders in the home building industry. It is awarded to industry professionals under the age of 45.

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