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The number of available starter homes and trade-up homes declined by 15.6 and 13.1 percent, respectively

The Madison; Builder: The Cottage Company; Architect: Ross Chapin

The Madison; Builder: The Cottage Company, Seattle; Architect: Ross Chapin, Langley, Wash. (Photo: Debbie Loudon, Ross Chapin Architects)

Fiber cement, vinyl, and brick are the top choices for buyers seeking curb appeal and low maintenance

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Two-thirds of Millennials have less than $1,000 saved toward a down payment

The Gradient by KGA Studio Architects

Sized right for first-time buyers and downsizers alike, these homes make the most of a compact footprint

Properly isolating the tile from the subfloor helps builders eliminate this common callback

NAHB says that the DOL's decision to withdraw the informal guidance on independent contractors and joint employment is a victory for the small-business community

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The vast majority of renters of all income levels feel either “very confident” or “somewhat confident” that they can stay in their homes as long as they want

Photo: Mike Mozart/Creative Commons

The 26 percent duties are projected to raise the price of an average home by $1,700

It’s quick and inexpensive, and it’s the largest advertising game changer since Google. Here’s a crash course for home builders

Outdoor mall in Boulder, Colo. Photo: Ken Lund/Creative Commons

Boulder has seen a 314 percent increase in home price growth over the last 25 years, while Austin has seen a 267 percent change

Photo: Patsy Lynch/Wikimedia Commons

Impostors impersonate Kansas roofing company employees, home collapse traps three workers, and Standards ASCE/SEI 7-16 has been updated

Someone is stealing from your business, eroding your margins, and beating up your bottom line. Beware: Bandits remain at large

Agrihoods—communities centered around working farms—are attracting homebuyers with a keen interest in fresh, local food

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The average borrower can save $260 a month, and around 700,000 borrowers can save more than $400 a month

Mexican Independence Day parade in Minneapolis, Minn. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Creative Commons

The Hispanic population rose in all the 100 major metros other than San Francisco and San Jose

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The new construction will eliminate the equivalent of nearly 78,000 tons of CO2 emissions each year


Vic Remmers
Rich Robinson
Julia Reinert
Rob Clemons

June 2017

This Month in Professional Builder


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