PB January 2016

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Homebuyers on the hunt are obsessed. Here’s how your website can capitalize on their drive and focus

The new tiny house community is the result of a partnership between Traverse Bay Resort, near the shores of Lake Michigan, and Wheelhaus, a Wyoming-based tiny house company. 

From myths about mayonnaise to myths about the effects of the trade shortage, fallacies aren’t mere errors in fact, but rather errors in thinking and reason—and they could be holding back your business

Sales are expected to increase in 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors, Moody’s Analytics, and Ellie Mae

Walkable neighborhoods are popular right now across market segments, with an increasing interest in simple pocket neighborhoods that consist of smaller homes, with an emphasis on people rather than cars 

Exterior living space is one of the most commonly requested features in a home. Here’s how to work it into your plans to make the most of outdoor spaces

By providing a simplified list of compliance options, the EPA’s Streamlined Stormwater Compliance Guide will save smaller builders time and money

Renewable energy systems meet smart design in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2015 contest

Now available from the U.S. Energy Information Administration: regular monthly reports about small-scale distributed solar PV electricity generation

Modern building assemblies are less tolerant of design and installation flaws, which requires that today’s homes be better designed and built.

KTGY Architecture + Planning's Nick Lehnert offers design tips to maximize the functionality and appeal of a home's outdoor spaces

At IBS 2016, Professional Builder's long-running showcase marks the return of the Ultimate Kitchen and features two state-of-the-art modular homes.

What do new-home seekers really want? Builders, architects, and industry experts clue us in 

Energy innovation meets modern warmth for a show home packed with inspiring and useful takeaways for builders everywhere

From stair calculations for document sharing, here are the applications that builders like best

Dave Barisic on Brandywine's infill neighborhood focus and the home building climate in Southern California.

We can't prevent the next dip, but we can weather it better than the last. Industry veteran Tony Callahan offers some sound advice.

Homebuyers want bigger kitchens, while soaking tubs are vying with larger showers for space in the bath.

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