The cover story of Time’s July 14 issue is a 39-page special report, “The Smarter Home.” Naturally, I had to read it.
In looking ahead to 2013, we asked builders who placed in the middle of the pack in our survey about the lessons they learned from the downturn, and how they are applying that information to future opportunities.
Scott Sedam wraps up his six-part series on quality management with 10 techniques for building efficient processes and ensuring a better product.
Key Toll Brothers executives (l. to r.): Martin Connor, CFO; Ed Weber, regional president; Barry Depew, regional president; Fred
Arguably better than any of the Giant builders, Toll Brothers built a business that was ready to absorb and pivot from the historic downturn to a new market.
Professional Builder’s House Review design team offers six infill housing design concepts.
Designs that were popular during the housing boom will probably need some fine-tuning to make them appeal to the current market.
Designs that were popular during the housing boom will probably need some fine-tuning to make them appeal to the current market. By updating plans, builders can also trim the fat and save money.
Following a mostly flat 2012, home builders are projecting higher revenue and more home sales next year.
13 sales and marketing strategies for 2013
Sales training and management guru Bob Schultz offers a blueprint for improving your sales and marketing efforts.
MainStreet America, a multi-million dollar home shopping venue set on a 14-acre
MainStreet America, a multi-million dollar home shopping venue set on a 14-acre site, opened last weekend in Houston.
Infographic: What consumers want in a home
A recent survey of consumers by Builder Homesite illustrates the top three considerations shared by home shoppers across the country. The organization put together this colorful infographic to present some of the survey findings.
3 social media myths debunked
Being “liked” and having many “friends” are highly overrated if you’re not making measurable sales as a result, says sales management guru Bob Schultz.