November 2016

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Shop class is back, and it has the potential to make a huge impact on the trade shortage

Andy Warren, president of Maracay Homes, weighs in on how the Phoenix market and home buyers are responding during the recovery.

Builders and architects report on their challenges with high-performance homes

Palm Springs, Calif., has the most external views per home listing

Shortages add pressure, but they also prompt inventive solutions

Eighty percent of U.S. metros do not have enough homes for buyers

Our annual sneak peek at projects in the works by Professional Builder’s House Review team

The toolkit promotes fewer regulatory hurdles and more efficient development, but NAHB opposes inclusionary zoning policies

Making the most of leads means sharing a clear, succinct narrative

Air quality matters in every room of the house, but unique factors are in play where cooking takes place

Data show that new homes can reduce water consumption by almost 50 percent over homes built before 1980

More than one-third of U.S. single-family homes started in 2015 have four bedrooms

In many places, the resources essential to builders are scarcer and more costly than ever before. This overview looks at the state of each one—and who’s leveraging what’s available

These five initiatives can help ease your current crunch

High performance and high design is achievable in a new home as long as the design and construction team collaborates with trade partners and other experts at the start of the project

Kick-out diverters are essential to a proper roof-wall flashing system that effectively directs water runoff and mitigates moisture intrusion

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