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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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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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Visitors Pack BSC Lounge at IBS

Visitors Pack BSC Lounge at IBS

More than 700 unique visitors representing nearly 500 companies visited the Building Systems Councils Hospitality Lounge at the 2018 International Builders’ Show. Industry professionals enjoyed several presentations and multiple networking events, focusing on modular, panelized, concrete, log and timber frame home construction.

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7 Results that Drive Sales

7 Results that Drive Sales

Persuasion is the key to selling. This was among the key takeaways during a Jan. 10 seminar at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, where John Palumbo of the Jacksonville, Fla-based Sterling Group laid out seven steps to help builders to close more deals and to maximize their sales.

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How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

Tech-savvy home design experts who recently saw the latest in smart home innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show were buzzing excitedly around the 2018 International Builders’ Show. While there are still questions and apprehension from traditional home builders, these experts say it’s not a good idea to sit on the sidelines waiting for the dust to settle.

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Texas Home Named BALA Home of the Year

Texas Home Named BALA Home of the Year

Called the Augusta, the home artfully balances stone, wood, metal and floor-to-ceiling glass to create an elegant modern residence that hearkens to historical Texas homes from the 1800s.

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Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

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Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

NAHB Remodelers recently honored the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards, recognizing excellent remodeling work for aging-in-place and universal design by Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists.

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NAHB Associates Committee Honors Dedicated Members, Supporters

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NAHB Associates Committee Honors Dedicated Members, Supporters

Four longtime NAHB members were recently honored for their professionalism, political engagement, volunteer activities, service to the industry and support of NAHB Associate members. They were recognized during the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show earlier this month in Orlando, Fla.

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When it Comes to Community Design, Pools and Club Houses are Passé

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When it Comes to Community Design, Pools and Club Houses are Passé

When it comes to building new communities, the traditional pool and clubhouse will no longer suffice if you want to stand out from your competitors. This was one of the key messages delivered at a Jan. 11 educational seminar on new amenities for lifestyle buyers during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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