Financials

Business financials advice, reports, and trends for professional home builders and remodelers.



Features
September 15, 2014

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

Net profit averages

Features
September 11, 2014

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

Century Communities at NYSE
News
June 19, 2014

Century Communities, Greenwood Village, Colo., becomes the seventh home builder to go public since January 2013 with its common stock listing on the NYSE.

News
December 09, 2013

The New Home Company renewed its bid to go public by filing an S-1 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A company manager confirmed that the builder is in the SEC’s mandated quiet period.

Features
October 24, 2013

Builders would benefit more from proactively shepherding customers from contract to closing than they would from merely focusing on gaining more sales.

Features
October 24, 2013

Asset Protection and Risk Mitigation plans help builders prepare for the worst, so the worst doesn't happen to you.

News
September 20, 2013

Woodside Homes took its “act private, look public” mantra to the next level by closing a bond offering that netted more capital for the Salt Lake City, Utah-based company than did recent IPOs for some home builders.

Features
September 20, 2013

Respect your back-office help or you could be overwhelmed with trying to be efficient.

Features
August 19, 2013

Don Dykstra, president of Bloomfield Homes (Southlake, Texas), says a recent deal with Sumitomo Forestry provides the builder with confidence to increase leverage.

Features
June 24, 2013

Builders need to prepare and face a challenge that they haven’t seen in many years—rising material and labor costs and shortages. Passing the costs along by simply raising prices won’t be enough to solve the problem.

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