Management



Customer satisfaction: The ultimate team game in home building

Customer satisfaction: The ultimate team game in home building

Features
September 17, 2012

In home building, the team counts on the performance of each individual to deliver the “big win,” which is a happy customer.

Big Gainers - Learning from the nation’s fast-growing builders

Big Gainers - Learning from the nation’s fast-growing builders

Features
September 17, 2012

Five builders on the rise share the secrets to their recent success and their strategies for growth in 2013 and beyond.

How to grow without adding staff

How to grow without adding staff

Features
September 07, 2012

As the housing market picks up, builders have to figure out how to rebuild their businesses without having to staff up. Consultant Charles Schneider offers ideas for expanding without breaking the bank.

Less waste, more profit in 10 (not so easy) steps

Less waste, more profit in 10 (not so easy) steps

Features
August 30, 2012

By tracking, managing, and ultimately minimizing jobsite waste, home builders can save as much as $1,000 per house. Scott Sedam offers proven steps for getting there.

The New Home Company forms subsidiary specializing in complex land transactions

The New Home Company forms subsidiary specializing in complex land transactions

News
August 06, 2012

The New Home Company of Aliso Viejo, Calif. has formed a new subsidiary, TNHC Land, to source and purchase land in key Southern California and Northern California markets. Andrew “A.J.” Jarvis has been named president of TNHC Land.

NAHB: House, Senate deadlocked on tax extension proposals

NAHB: House, Senate deadlocked on tax extension proposals

News
August 05, 2012

The Senate on July 25 narrowly approved a Democratic proposal to extend the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts through 2013. A week later, the Republican-led House passed competing tax extension legislation. The votes essentially leave Congress deadlocked on this issue.

10 steps to mastering field quality

10 steps to mastering field quality

Features
August 04, 2012

Quality management guru Scott Sedam outlines proven processes for getting your field quality in order.

Demographic trends: Who’s going to buy your next home?

Demographic trends: Who’s going to buy your next home?

Features
July 23, 2012

Leading demographers say a major shift is occurring in the U.S. population, and home builders should take note.

The recovering housing market has left many builders short-staffed, and field qu

The recovering housing market has left many builders short-staffed, and field quality is suffering. Here are 10 best practices f

Features
July 02, 2012

The recovering housing market has left many builders short-staffed, and field quality is suffering. Here are 10 best practices for improving field quality.

Arthur Rutenberg, Chairman, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Clearwater, Fla.

Arthur Rutenberg, Chairman, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Clearwater, Fla.

Features
June 15, 2012

Housing Giant and past Professional Builder of the Year, Arthur Rutenberg, offers franchisees solid business systems and a time-tested model for profitable home building.

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