Seattle. Photo: Architectsea/Wikimedia Commons

Detroit, Portland, Seattle, and Buffalo are among cities that had much fewer homes for sale last year

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The report says that half of all states do not enforce existing building codes at the state level

The rate of failed sales increased to 4.3 percent from 1.4 percent from Q4 2014 to Q4 2016, and starter homes have the highest rate of broken deals

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A Home Energy Score provides homeowners with information about their home’s energy performance and recommends improvement projects that can save energy and lower utility bills

Homeowners can use programs such as PACE and HERO to afford new advancements in air conditioning, fenestration, and appliances

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Housing production statewide has been more than 100,000 new homes short of demand annually over the last decade

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Some companies have adopted remote operated camera systems to mitigate risk in real time

Videos

Inside The Home Depot Pro: Savings

In the first part of this exclusive series, we take an inside look at The Home Depot’s Pro Services and how they are designed for convenience and saving customers money. See how joining Pro Xtra can help pros grow their business with perks such as purchase tracking, exclusive offers, and other business tools.

Inside The Home Depot Pro: Getting Pros In and Out Faster

In the second part of this exclusive series, we learn more about the systems used by The Home Depot’s Pro Services that focus on making customers more productive and more profitable. Discover how tools such as Text2Confirm help get pros in and out quickly, so they can get back to work as soon as possible.

Inside The Home Depot Pro: Dedicated Support

In the final part of this exclusive series, we see how The Home Depot’s personalized service for pros sets them apart from the competition. With The Home Depot Pro Services, relationships with customers are taken to the next level and a great amount of pride and care go into providing the best solutions available.

Ply Gem's Home For Good Project: The Home

In the final part of this exclusive series, we witness the impact of the Home For Good project first-hand with the 136th house built by Ply Gem and Habitat for Humanity for a very special family in Nashville.

 

January 2017

This Month in Professional Builder

Features

The trade shortage gets worse before it gets better

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