Photo: Dylan Burr, Aventura Photo/Video.

Color consultant Amy Troutman shares her story of researching the original Colorado landscape and vegetation to decide on the color palette for a Shea Homes development.

Builders weigh in on their love-hate relationship with the banking industry, and the non-traditional sources of capital they are using. 

Ryan Larsen, Vice President of Operations, Porchlight Homes, Gilbert, Ariz.

Ryan Larsen discusses launching Porchlight Homes in Phoenix and competing with larger builders.

The House Review design team offers a peek at sketches of concept designs and dream projects. 

Creating attractive, marketable homes for lots with tight setbacks is a matter of give and take among the builder, the architect, the neighbors, and city zoning and planning authorities.

Builders must embrace mobile technology and show software developers a need for industry-specific business apps.

Industry consultant Scott Sedam shares what he has learned over the years from working with more than 200 builders.

In some markets, banks are becoming more aggressive with construction loans and are even financing land development.

One Loudoun, a 358-acre high-density, pedestrian-friendly development with office, retail, and 1,040 homes near a new Metro station in Loudoun County, Va. Photo: Tom Lussier Photography

Miller and Smith celebrates 50 years of building homes in the Washington, D.C., suburbs.

Photo courtesy of Manatee Habitat for Humanity

Innovative solutions for high-R walls are critical for achieving zero-energy-ready homes.

Net profit averages

To maintain current profitability, builders must work on their cost of sales and especially direct construction costs to improve gross profits.

Video

Miller and Smith: Enduring Appeal
Building Science - LP SmartSide Episode One
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Miller and Smith: Enduring Appeal
Miller and Smith celebrates 50 years of building homes in the Washington, D.C., suburbs.

Products

Eldorado Stone offers even more possibilities for dramatic interiors with four new wall designs—SeasideWall, RusticWall, StudyWall, and UrbanWall.

Features

Builders weigh in on their love-hate relationship with the banking industry, and the non-traditional sources of capital they are using. 

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