Tag: technology

Wire Fraud Creeps Through Real Estate Industry

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on October 6, 2017 0 Comments
Wire Fraud Creeps Through Real Estate Industry

Email hackers are becoming increasingly devious. And now, more of them are targeting home buyers.

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‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

Filed in Home Building, Legal, Technology by on September 6, 2017 0 Comments
‘Connected’ Homes: Trends and Key Legal Issues

A look at the emerging trends in connected-home technology and potential liability concerns and ways to make sure you are properly conveying to customers any risks associated with this new and expanding market.

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Use Your Website to Boost Leads in 3 Simple Steps

Filed in Sales & Marketing, Technology by on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Use Your Website to Boost Leads in 3 Simple Steps

Today, most home builders and remodelers use a website and/or social media to promote their products and services. Often, a website is the first impression a consumer will receive, so it is critically important to make sure that it is set up to offer the best return on investment. Here are some tips.

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Free Greenbuild Expo Pass for NAHB Members

NAHB members can register for the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo — which this year takes place Oct. 5-7 in Los Angeles — and be eligible for a free pass to the show floor on Oct. 5 and 6.

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Design & Construction Week to Feature CEDIA Smart Home Pavilion

Filed in International Builders' Show, Technology by on July 15, 2016 0 Comments
Design & Construction Week to Feature CEDIA Smart Home Pavilion

As part of a newly announced partnership with CEDIA, the leading trade association for the residential technology industry, the 2017 Design & Construction Week® will now feature the CEDIA Smart Home Pavilion designated specifically for exhibitors who specialize in technology solutions for the home.

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How a Trendy Buzzword Can Help Your Business

How a Trendy Buzzword Can Help Your Business

The whole world is getting more and more connected every day, but if you’re asking yourself how all of this increasingly smart technology can actually help your fleet and your business, the answer might surprise you.

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White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

Within the last seven months, the number of commercial drone operators authorized by the FAA has quintupled. While new regulations today from the White House focus primarily on the hobby market, public intrigue grows in anticipation of more long-term regulations for the use of commercial drones.

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Learn Online with LERN

Learn Online with LERN

NAHB partners with LERN to bring online courses to members on subjects that are important and useful to builders, remodelers and their trade partners and service providers, but not specifically focused on the home building industry. There are six LERN courses that start July 5.

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Estimating Accurately to Build Client Trust

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on May 27, 2016 3 Comments
Estimating Accurately to Build Client Trust

Accurate estimating is just as much of an art form in the home building industry as are designing and constructing. There are countless variables to consider, and tremendous pressures to stay competitive while still maintaining margins. Knowing this, one Virginia home builder developed a product to augment his business with a more efficient way to generate precise estimates.

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Mobile Technology in the Field Gets the Job Done Faster

Filed in Councils & Committees, Membership, Technology by on May 20, 2016 1 Comment
Mobile Technology in the Field Gets the Job Done Faster

David Campbell, a custom home builder from New South Wales, Australia, is a member of the NAHB 20 Clubs program, to which he credits much of his success. Since he joined Club 11 three years ago, his annual profits have increased from around $2.5 million in 2013 to a projected $12 million this year. Campbell also gives credence to a couple of mobile apps he created to make jobsite administrative tasks easier, more efficient and less costly.

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