Senior Editor

Susan Bady has been writing about the housing industry for 30 years. She is senior editor of Professional Builder and Custom Builder magazines, and produces the Design Innovation e-newsletter. Bady has also written for such consumer magazines as Cabin Life and Better Homes and Gardens’ Home Plan Ideas. You can reach her at sbady@sgcmail.com

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March 22, 2017

If a hurricane, tornado, or flood ravaged one of your communities, how would your houses fare? How about the multimillion-dollar custom home you just completed for a client?

January 03, 2017

The start of a new year is the perfect time to share a list of home-design trends, this one courtesy of Charter Homes & Neighborhoods in Lancaster, Pa. Here is Charter’s  top five:

There are many awards programs for new-home design, but I contend that the best and the brightest is the

May 25, 2016

Everyone in the housing business recognizes that Bill Pulte is the founder of PulteG

March 21, 2016

Rendering: The Mini Lotus, courtesy Blu Homes

January 19, 2016

Photo: Chang Kyun Kim Photography

November 24, 2015

The documentary Los Angeles Plays Itself is a fascinating look at how Hollywood has treated L.A. over the years.

July 08, 2015

One of my favorite childhood memories is spending weekends at my grandparents’ bungalow in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., during the summer.

June 01, 2015

Small, infill multifamily projects like this one exemplify the tenets of Lean Urbanism, a growing movement that was born out of New Urbanism.

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March 2017

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A 25-year veteran of the housing industry makes the case for investing in good quality up front instead of paying for bad quality later

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