Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
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Suppliers and trades that treat every customer like their best customer have a distinct edge
Industry veterans share advice on the strong relationship between a consistent climate of excellence and a great buyer experience
What the home building industry really needs now
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Focus on continuing improvement to help prevent warranty hassles and give you an edge over competitors
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A checklist for ensuring that quick-delivery homes contribute to the success of your business
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The first-day keynote speaker at this year’s conference offers insight on the power of networks and sharpening your competitive edge
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Effective fiscal management goes far beyond monitoring the cost of building materials. Here’s a guide to thorough tracking
12 home building fallacies that get in our way
Left to right: John Collier, VP of Waterscapes Pools & Spas; Randy Turkovics, president, Neal Signature Homes; Pat Neal, owner/chairman executive committee; Charlene Neal, president, Charlene Neal PureStyle; Michael Storey, president; Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida regional president. Photo: Gary Bogdon/DB Photo Agency.
The Great Recession offered some hard lessons for Neal Communities—and a chance to do better than ever before.