Jonathan Sweet

Jonathan Sweet is the editor in chief of Professional Remodeler, an award-winning trade publication for remodelers and home improvement contractors. He started his career covering homes and small businesses at a daily newspaper and has spent more than a decade writing for several construction trade publications including Qualified Remodeler, Construction Pro and Concrete Contractor+Jonathan Sweet

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POSTED 5/19/2011

So for all those remodelers who thought there was no reason to follow the EPA's lead RRP rules?

Yeah, you might want to think about that again.

The…

The purchasing decisions we make every day aren’t about logic. We’re constantly making emotional decisions to buy or not buy something, whether it be a candy bar, an iPad or a new car.
Oh sure, we can come up…

Missed our recent webinar with Rich Harshaw on “Micro-Marketing Strategies for Remodelers: How Narrowing Your Prospect List Can Increase Your Results”?

You can check out the archive…

I recently talked to remodeler David Merrick, president of Merrick Design & Build, outside of Washington, D.C.

He says the market is strong, and is keeping them much busier than many of his cohorts in other…

I recently got to spend some time in Madison, Wis., for one of our PR Night educational and networking events.
Madison is one of those markets that has been relatively healthy throughout the downturn, with a…

Jersey City, NJ -- Writing from the NARI Spring Business Meeting here, and the news seems to be mostly positive.

Most remodelers I've talked to are seeing business pick up, with much better first quarters than…

More good news this week for remodeling.

The market keeps growing, even while new construction continues to get battered. The latest is a…

By Jonathan Sweet, Editor in Chief

Posted 3/7/11

The battle to repeal the new 1099 requirements continues to move at a glacial pace.

(In case you…

By Jonathan Sweet, Editor in Chief

Posted 2/16/11

In a report sure to cause some controversy, real estate research firm…

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