The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
HousingZone's builders articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.
Direct costs are usually the largest slice of the cost-component pie for builders. Cutting them goes a long way toward saving money
By facilitating and requiring collaboration among all construction trades, builders can mitigate the expense of framing rework and better avoid the consequences of the skilled labor shortage
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Some of the negative market conditions of 2016 will continue, but increasing housing demand and changing policies could improve production
Innovations to help aging Baby Boomers include healthcare services and a house redesign competition