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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A preview of our February issue:

I’ve just gotten back from the International Builders Show, the industry’s big show for all things residential.
I’ve been going to the show since 2000 and this was easily…

Our cover story this month focuses on the opportunities being afforded by social media and the Web in general.
And although many remodelers aren’t buying into the social media movement, there’s ample reason you…

It's not getting a lot of attention in the partisan bickering over the tax compromise in Washington last week, but remodelers hoping for an extension of the energy efficiency tax credits look to be the big losers.…

Another survey, another sign that consumers still are not sold on a housing recovery.

The latest…

I had the chance today to spend some time talking with Manfred Seitz, chairman, president and CEO of Bosch Power Tools, during a visit to the company's U.S. headquarters.

We talked about several topics,…

The residential market's "shadow inventory" is up more than 10 percent from a year ago, according to real-estate research firm CoreLogic.

That puts…

Standard & Poor is predicting more home price pain for 2011.

Analysts from the financial market intelligence firm are calling for a drop of between 7 and 10 percent through the end of next year.

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