IBS 2020 Master Workshop: 10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle

IBS 2020 Master Workshop: 10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle

In the IBS Master Workshop, “10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle,” industry expert presenters will put on trial many “sacred cow” sales practices and examine 10+ new ideas to counter out-of-date practices.

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Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years

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Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years

With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third quarter of 2019, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) released today.

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Gobble Up These NAHB Webinars in November

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Gobble Up These NAHB Webinars in November

This November, join home building industry leaders from the comfort of your office or home as they discuss key topics for construction company owners, including universal design, business best practices and OSHA inspections.

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8 Winter Jobsite Safety Tips for Siding Installers

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8 Winter Jobsite Safety Tips for Siding Installers

Working outside in the winter can be challenging (and even dangerous) in many areas of the country. Try using these eight winter jobsite safety tips to help your crews navigate the season’s cold and wet conditions.

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4 Design Features to Bring Nature into the Home

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4 Design Features to Bring Nature into the Home

People are attracted to nature, and growing evidence suggests that interacting with nature makes people happier and healthier. But with an average of 90% of our time spent indoors, it is easy to feel disconnected. Bringing nature inside the home with specifically targeted design elements can resonate with and draw in potential home buyers and remodeling clients.

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What Are Attendees Most Excited for at IBS 2020?

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What Are Attendees Most Excited for at IBS 2020?

Each year, the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) brings together the best in the business for the industry’s largest light-construction trade show. Find out about exciting events and other top reasons to attend from a seasoned attendee.

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NAHB Kicks Off Election 2020 Event Series This Month

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NAHB Kicks Off Election 2020 Event Series This Month

NAHB will host a series of events throughout the 2020 campaign season, featuring candidates, local leaders and constituents discussing the importance of housing issues.

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IRS Updates Form for Opportunity Zone Filings

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IRS Updates Form for Opportunity Zone Filings

The IRS has released a draft version of the updated Form 8996, which is required to be filed by all Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs). The IRS indicated earlier this year that it would further update this form, and it is likely a final version will be available prior to the end of the year.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Shares Resources for Building a Better Business

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Video: NAHB Chairman Shares Resources for Building a Better Business

In this month’s video update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses valuable resources that members can use to keep up with industry trends.

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What is the ‘Missing Middle’ of Housing?

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What is the ‘Missing Middle’ of Housing?

Less restrictive zoning would allow for more of what’s been termed “missing middle housing” and help provide solutions to the housing affordability crisis. A recent webinar presented what missing middle housing is, how it meets the needs of today’s buyers, and the current challenges and successes in developing these types of homes.

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