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How to Build Communities Buyers Will Love to Call Home

Filed in Design by on January 14, 2020 2 Comments
How to Build Communities Buyers Will Love to Call Home

A shift is taking place with home buyers. They want to invest in more than a home; they want to invest in the experience of living there. As a result, home builders need to focus more than ever on “placemaking” in community and neighborhood design.

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2020’s Trending Colors of the Year

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on January 10, 2020 1 Comment
2020’s Trending Colors of the Year

New year, new decade. Time to breathe new life into home design. Restoration, optimism and sophistication are woven throughout this year’s selection of colors of the year, announced annually by Pantone and various major paint manufacturers.

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Explore Topic-Specific Ideas and Connect with Peers at the IBS Centrals

Filed in International Builders' Show by on November 27, 2019 0 Comments
Explore Topic-Specific Ideas and Connect with Peers at the IBS Centrals

The IBS Centrals are the place to be at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Explore new ideas and gain information about your specific topic area in the building industry during the Jan. 21-23 mega event being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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New Ideas from Housing Industry Disruptors on Display at IBS Live

Filed in International Builders' Show by on November 19, 2019 0 Comments
New Ideas from Housing Industry Disruptors on Display at IBS Live

The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) brings together the best in the business, from industry leaders to innovative product manufacturers, for the largest annual light construction show in the world. And at the center of the action on the IBS 2020 show floor is IBS Live.

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4 Design Features to Bring Nature into the Home

Filed in Design, Sustainability & Green Building by on November 5, 2019 0 Comments
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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Making the Sale: The Importance of a Buyer Profile

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design by on August 19, 2019 0 Comments
Making the Sale: The Importance of a Buyer Profile

A model home’s job is to accurately reach a target buyer and create a space where a prospective buyer can envision themselves living. To be successful, you and your merchandiser must develop a buyer profile, which will teach you how a prospective buyer will be living in your home and what matters most.

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Vacant Airport Transforms into Vibrant Housing Development

Filed in Affordability, Design, Land Development by on June 7, 2019 3 Comments
Vacant Airport Transforms into Vibrant Housing Development

The master plan will convert the site to commercial, residential and recreational uses. When fully built, it will feature more than 5,900 homes, including a minimum of 25% affordable owner-occupied and rental units.

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5 Design Trends to Maximize Space

Filed in Design, International Builders' Show by on May 16, 2019 0 Comments
5 Design Trends to Maximize Space

In today’s market, five trends have emerged to help home buyers maximize the space in their homes — whether it’s 1,000 square feet or 10,000 square feet. Learn what kinds of creative solutions you can incorporate into your next project.

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4 Ideas to Turn Your Sales Center into a Top Sales Tool

Filed in Design, Sales & Marketing by on April 12, 2019 0 Comments
4 Ideas to Turn Your Sales Center into a Top Sales Tool

The modern sales center has emerged as one of the most important marketing tools in a builder’s arsenal. Consider these four ideas when planning and designing your next sales center to make it pay off in the end.

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6 Reasons to Invest in Green Roofs

Filed in Design, Sustainability & Green Building by on March 15, 2019 1 Comment
6 Reasons to Invest in Green Roofs

A green roof — also known as a living roof, eco-roof, vegetated roof and rooftop garden — has economic and environmental benefits that can offset its initial cost and required maintenance. This “living roof” is an extension placed above a typical roof surface. A green roof can also be at ground level over an underground built structure.

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