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HousingZone's builders articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



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Features
June 30, 2016

Many builders have little choice but to look farther and farther out into the suburbs, where the prices need to be highly competitive to entice enough buyers

Features
March 14, 2016

The lack of skilled labor is a massive problem for the construction industry, but so far there's been little effort made to find solutions

Dave Barisic
Features
January 15, 2016

Dave Barisic on Brandywine's infill neighborhood focus and the home building climate in Southern California.

Executive Corner: Brad Perkins

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Features
December 07, 2015

The Elite Construction founder diversifies to fuel growth and reflects on the experience of building a home for TV

2015 Builder of the Year: Neal Communities

Left to right: John Collier, VP of Waterscapes Pools & Spas; Randy Turkovics, president, Neal Signature Homes; Pat Neal, owner/chairman executive committee; Charlene Neal, president, Charlene Neal PureStyle; Michael Storey, president; Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida regional president. Photo: Gary Bogdon/DB Photo Agency.

Features
November 24, 2015

The Great Recession offered some hard lessons for Neal Communities—and a chance to do better than ever before.

News
September 22, 2015

Better working conditions outside the U.S., as well as restrictive immigration policies, are hurting the labor supply

News
September 03, 2015

At least 116,000 supervisors could be affected

Features
August 14, 2015

The desire to deny it is strong, but it's time to admit: Most product waste has its roots in bad process.

Modular Homes, Trends, News, Builders, Benefits, Home, Home Building

Modular homes are much stronger than stick-built homes because the modules are over-engineered to withstand the rigors of travel. Photo: Steve Dutcheson Photography

Features
August 14, 2015

With today's technology, modular homes can be built in any style, and completion time for a home can be reduced by up to 50 percent.

12 steps to sustainable profitability in home building
Features
July 30, 2015

How to establish sound business systems that ensure a healthy bottom line

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