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Features
October 19, 2010

Every step in the process of selling a house has its challenges, but perhaps none is more frustrating than having the appraisal on a house come in well below the sale price. Not satisfied with the appraised value of your new homes? Follow these practical steps for avoiding the dreaded low appraisal.

Features
October 20, 2010

It’s good to be green, but everything starts with affordability. That’s what home builders have learned about creating marketable products for cost-conscious, savvy buyers. Solar panels and tankless water heaters are attractive options, but achieving green at an affordable price requires getting back to basics: using land economically, reducing waste, making the most of smaller square footage, and keeping operating costs to a minimum.

Features
October 20, 2010

Are conservation communities on a comeback? Some experts believe so. We profile three recent conservation community developments that re-think the decades-old planning model.

Features
February 14, 2011

There are a number of reasons builders might make the decision to switch building products, materials, or systems. A different product may offer first-cost or labor savings over your current product. Or perhaps it will make your homes more energy efficient or green, and thus more marketable to potential buyers. Regardless of the reason, switching products does pose risks and challenges for builders.

Features
September 15, 2010

Mixed-use residential development is on the upswing, particularly in urban areas. But before jumping into this market, home builders need to consider the risks versus rewards.

Features
April 01, 2010

The most successful rental projects today offer desirable locations, sophisticated design and a robust amenity package.

Features
March 01, 2010

Infill sites are a viable way to deliver new homes in great locations where the infrastructure is already in place.

News
May 04, 2009

Using the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, HUD will make nearly $2 billion available to markets hit hard by the foreclosure crisis.

Features
May 01, 2009

Home staging goes way beyond decorating; it is about creating a mood in the home. But how do you create that lived-in look with a skimpy budget? We ask the experts.

Features
January 01, 2009

Experts break down how home builders can master public hearings

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