Could some of the most in-demand housing markets be cooling off?
New Home Sales
This new master-planned community is finding a new use for an old U.S. Air Force base in California.
Master-planned communities are complex, capital-intensive and take years to develop, but they can capture more new home sales than conventional developments.
Ten years of planning and entitlement work went into Lakewood Ranch's master-planned communityin Southwest Florida.
Northwest Landing in DuPont, Wash., is winning awards and accolades for excellence in planning.
It may not be cost-effective for smaller builders to hire a team of color consultants, and custom builders, by definition, work with their buyers to achieve individual color schemes.
Buyers expect and deserve a lot from their homes.
Goodwill efforts aren't money makers, but they reinforce the image of the home builder, and often general valuable press coverage as well.
It's hard to believe that home buyers would camp out in front of model homes for a chance to purchase production homes priced at $1 million or more.
Morrision Homes is going for a new record in referral sales.
Two years ago,when the baby boomers started turning 50, Randy Sebastian formulated a strategy to capture that market.