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Last week’s big announcement of the merger of StanPac and Ryland Group, creating a new member of the Top 5 Homebuilders, spawned a flurry of articles and blogs, most of them suggesting the kingdom and the power and…

The shortage of qualified trade contractors is a problem that vexes the entire industry and finally people are waking up to it, largely for the wrong reasons. Suddenly trade shortages as an obstacle to growth is…

The shortage of qualified trade contractors is a problem that vexes the entire industry and finally people are waking up to it, largely for the wrong reasons. Suddenly trade shortages as an obstacle to growth is…

So who's going to build entry-level? Great question, but until it's solved, everyone else building the move-ups will see their opportunities restricted. The key issue here is cost and builders by and large live in a…

This week I read that Ivy Zelman, generally acknowledged as the top homebuilding financial analyst, was laying it on pretty heavy to builders at a conference that their reluctance to supply entry level housing was…

Below is a quote from an online article by Professional Builder Magazine. While this is interesting the real issue here is:

What lessons did you learn from the recession?

What…

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