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August 2016

Exclusive Research: Supply-Side Anxiety

Builders and architects say the best way to persuade them to try a new product is by showing how it performs.

Study: Paint Color Affects House Price

Rooms painted in certain colors, like creamy yellow or light green, can fetch sellers $1,000 more than expected.

Multiple-Bidding Buyers A Challenge

Potential buyers want to increase their odds of acceptance by bidding on multiple homes, but they are frustrating sellers by driving legitimately interested buyers away.

Construction Company Phone Manners Found to Be Off-Putting

In a study of more than 2,200 people, just 21 percent of respondents indicated they were satisfied with the way construction businesses handle their phone calls

Big Solar Outpacing Rooftop Installations

Individual rooftop installations just can't compare to larger solar systems that sell electricity directly to utilities.

House Review: Revising Your Best-Sellers

Even the most popular house plans can benefit from a makeover.


Home Builders Need to Innovate or Get Back to Basics

What the home building industry really needs now

Top 100 Products

2016 Top 100 Products

Home builders know better than almost anyone that trying a new product is not a casual matter. Using a good new product won’t necessarily win you…

Best of the Best

Great products solve problems, and that's always interesting. 

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Delaware-based Schell Brothers, our 2023 Builder of the Year, brings a refreshing approach to delivering homes and measuring success with an overriding mission of happiness

NAHB Chairman's Message: In a challenging business environment for home builders, and with higher housing costs for families, the National Association of Home Builders is working to help home builders better meet the nation's housing needs

Sure there are challenges, but overall, Pro Builder's annual Housing Forecast Survey finds home builders are optimistic about the coming year

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