July 2017

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The builder scientist and rater for multiple green building programs talks about matching builders with certification programs and the price premiums builders are getting from healthy and certified homes.

When it comes to windows, homeowners focus on contemporary design and personalized features, with high-performance benefits a given

Fiber cement, vinyl, and brick are the top choices for buyers seeking curb appeal and low maintenance

Properly isolating the tile from the subfloor helps builders eliminate this common callback

Two-thirds of Millennials have less than $1,000 saved toward a down payment

NAHB says that the DOL's decision to withdraw the informal guidance on independent contractors and joint employment is a victory for the small-business community

Sized right for first-time buyers and downsizers alike, these homes make the most of a compact footprint

The vast majority of renters of all income levels feel either “very confident” or “somewhat confident” that they can stay in their homes as long as they want

It’s quick and inexpensive, and it’s the largest advertising game changer since Google. Here’s a crash course for home builders

Someone is stealing from your business, eroding your margins, and beating up your bottom line. Beware: Bandits remain at large

Disruption in home building is likely to take place in its business model

Powered by Gen Y, and invaluable for Boomers, the sharing economy holds huge potential 

Agrihoods—communities centered around working farms—are attracting homebuyers with a keen interest in fresh, local food

The star of this 1980s beach-house makeover is a robust home-automation system

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