Homes in Washington D.C. Photo: Mark Hogan/Creative Commons

Apartments in New York City. Photo: Steve Parker/Creative Commons

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A new policy could cap income tax deductions at $100,000

Phoenix. Photo: Jerry Ferguson/Creative Commons forecast says 11 of the 25 top metros will be out west

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After controlling for inflation, though, home prices are 20 percent lower than in 2006

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First-time buyers skew young and are more active in the Middle Atlantic and New England regions

Before the election, buyers were dragging their feet, but real estate agents, according to The New York Times, report a flurry of activity with more showings and contract signings since rates moved

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Gene Meyers says builders that ignore marketing green and healthy homes do so at their own risk

No mid-cycle jitters: even entry-level homes gain traction as a market opportunity for next year

LGI Senior Management

Left to right: Chuck Birt, VP development, Texas; Jack Lipar, EVP acquisitions; Charles Merdian, CFO; Eric Lipar, CEO; Mike Snider, president and COO; Rachel Eaton, CMO; Kyle Hanna, VP purchasing and national accounts

Masters of a challenging niche, LGI turns renters into owners by building homes within reach for entry-level buyers.


Blog Two Peas and Their Pod Chooses Caesarstone

Cooking blog duo Maria and Josh from Two Peas and Their Pod decided to build their family's dream home and came to Caesarstone for their kitchen and laundry room. They wanted the marble-look but also knew they needed something more durable. Enter our Statuario Nuvo quartz! 

Caesarstone’s Statuario Maximus

Caesarstone’s 5031 Statuario Maximus™ marble inspired design features broad shades of grey veins sweeping across its soft white base color, further enriched by delicate background veins. Statuario Maximus quartz makes a luxurious statement in kitchens, bathrooms, and commercial applications.

Caesarstone white kitchens by exceptional designers.

Caesarstone's range of white offers endless possibilities! Countertops, islands, backsplashes, tables, benches and other furniture easily combine the beautiful elegance of white with the ease of Caesarstone quartz. 

Capturing authentic southern charm with lasting character

See how the artistry and innovation of James Hardie® siding and trim with ColorPlus® Technology were used to showcase the best of southern-inspired architecture on the 50th Anniversary Southern Living Idea Home.


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December 2016

This Month in Professional Builder


Masters of a challenging niche, LGI turns renters into owners by building homes within reach for entry-level buyers.

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