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Honor the Building Systems Industry’s Best

Honor the Building Systems Industry’s Best

Presented by the Building Systems Councils, the 2018 BSC Jerry Rouleau Awards are now accepting submissions.

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The Science and Art Behind Selling

The Science and Art Behind Selling

Tapping into what customers want and how to sell it to them proved to be a pretty common theme at the International Builders’ Show. These seven focal points could help boost your bottom line.

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Eat My (Design) Dust – ’60 Ideas in 60 Minutes’ is Back

Filed in Design, International Builders' Show by on December 2, 2016 1 Comment
Eat My (Design) Dust – ’60 Ideas in 60 Minutes’ is Back

One of the most popular sessions of the International Builders’ Show returns for IBS 2017 with an all new lineup of featured guests and future trends.

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American Lawns are Shrinking

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on October 27, 2016 0 Comments
American Lawns are Shrinking

See what this new housing trend could mean for your business.

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Today’s Color Forecast: Rose Quartz with a Chance of Serenity

Filed in Councils & Committees, Design, Housing Trends by on May 23, 2016 2 Comments
Today’s Color Forecast: Rose Quartz with a Chance of Serenity

Pantone broke with tradition to release not one, but two colors of the year in 2016. The Washington Post recently provided a break down of how Pantone developed its “trending colors” forecast. (Hint: it didn’t conduct a consumer poll.)

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Farmhouse Remodel Blends Southern Charm with Modern Style

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 19, 2016 1 Comment
Farmhouse Remodel Blends Southern Charm with Modern Style

A North Carolina farmhouse shows that with the right balance of contemporary design and a respect for history, even a 150-year-old home can be successfully revitalized.

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Double-Duty Spaces That Really Work

Filed in Design, Home Building, Sales & Marketing by on May 5, 2016 1 Comment
Double-Duty Spaces That Really Work

The real challenge for builders today is offering a home that meets home buyer demand within a tighter space. The solution to the problem: offering spaces that pull double duty.

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BALA Talks Timeless Trends

Filed in Design, Home Building by on April 26, 2016 0 Comments
BALA Talks Timeless Trends

Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether a particular home design trend will stand the test of time or look dated in a few short years. The spring issue of Best in American Living gives insights on how to address that question.

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Two-thirds of Home Buyers Seek Single-Story Living

Two-thirds of Home Buyers Seek Single-Story Living

Millennials are in the minority when it comes to a preference for one-story homes. The significant majority of seniors and baby boomers are the ones driving the trend.

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The Future of Color in Home Design

Filed in Design, Home Building, Housing Trends by on April 11, 2016 0 Comments
The Future of Color in Home Design

Color defines a home’s style, enhances architectural themes, places emphasis on the details and gives a residence an expression of permanence. Today, the largest group of consumers—the Millennials—is shaping the future of color. As the housing market’s most prolific trendsetters and liberal idealists, Millennials are setting the stage for the colors and styles will draw buyers in. […]

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