The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
Waukesha, Wis.-based Bielinski Homes is making some changes, but the builder remains committed to conservation development.
Landscaping can have a huge effect on the energy efficiency and comfort of a home, says consultant David Johnston, president of What's Working, based in Boulder, Colo.
Today's legal landscape for home building contributes to the crisis in affordable housing. As cities, counties and states cope with their own mounting fiscal shortfalls, the robust housing sector looks like a fruitful feeding ground for new sources of ...
Atlanta-based Homestar Mortgage Services is luring builders with free feasibility reports.
Site plans are as important as home plans in rural settings where communing with nature is as important as community.
By tracking residential building permits issued in a city, county, metropolitan area or state and comparing trends, a builder can learn a lot for free.
From four lots to 40,000 green acres, the fundamentals of land acquisition apply long before the buy.
Building higher-density communities with tighter infrastructure designs and community services can save significant costs, according to The Brookings Institution's Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.
Think twice before developing large, controversial parcels.
High Desert, a community in Albuquerque, N.M., maintains design and building guidelines - and a mechanism for inspection and enforcement of them to reduce conflicts between developer, builder and home buyer.