NAHB Remodelers is seeking members who are interested in serving on one of its subcommittees. Participants serve one-year terms during which they play key roles in recommending various policies, implementing programs and working to strengthen the remodeling industry nationwide.
No more invasive airport security checks, sluggish car rental counters, or exhausting time zone changes. When it comes to long-distance business meetings, Skype (and other similar video-call applications) can be the ideal substitute. 2017 NAHB Remodelers Chair Dan Bawden has thoroughly considered those benefits as he strives to interact with as many local remodelers councils as possible during his one-year term. He considers Skype his No. 1 cost-and-time-efficient solution, and recently used it for a successful meeting with the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association.
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.
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.
A slow-and-steady approach toward quality can help a business win the race for revenue. According to Aaron Marvin, owner and co-founder of A.C.T. Builders in Vancouver, Wash., developing that kind of strategy throughout his career has helped his company build steady revenue at greater profitability. It’s also a large reason why Marvin has been selected as the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for January.
NAHB Remodelers recently named Dan Bawden, CAPS, GMB, CGR, CGP, president and CEO of Legal Eagle Contractors in Houston, as its 2017 chairman. In this role, Bawden represents the more than 53,000 members of NAHB who are involved in the remodeling industry.
Now that spending is back up and consumers are increasingly interested in buying new (or new-er) homes, remodeling expenditures are likely to grow at a more gradual pace than in recent years, according to NAHB economists. That means remodelers will have to identify new ways to maintain their share of the market.