PB July 2009

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Successful home builders recognize the importance of customer loyalty in generating sales. Few, however, realize just how significant employee loyalty is in achieving those same goals. Paul Cardis of Avid Ratings relates this to customer satisfaction.

Peachtree by Sage 2010 product line of accounting software products can help you expand your firm’s capabilities, including inventory management, serialized inventory tracking, purchase orders and work tickets.

With PlanSwift’s new visual point-and-click interface,  PlanSwift 8.2, users can drag and drop individual or assembled products groups directly onto a digitized blueprint.

The Schlage LiNK System is the latest remote home-management system to incorporate Z-Wave wireless technology.

Construction managers have to be vigilant with time, money, education and attitude. Here are tips and tricks to keep sites humming.

Because Honeywell’s Portable Comfort Control senses temperature wherever it goes, it gives homeowners the freedom to make adjustments from anywhere.

One of the consequences of low traffic and slow sales is the additional downtime most new-home sales professionals face. It's a perfect time to redefine the sales job description, says John Rymer of New Home Knowledge.

The new SmartDraw 2009 includes seamless PowerPoint integration with built in animation.

Professional Builder Editorial Director Paul Deffenbaugh tells his colleagues to prepare themselves for a drastically different model of home building once the economy recovers.

A slew of new features highlight Digital Canal’s BidBuilder 12.

Whether they call it a discount, a deal or an incentive, many home builders are reducing their prices. But don't let the tactic backfire on you.

On-Q’s Video Door Unit has a wide angle low 0.2 lux color camera that delivers a crisp image in both low light and bright light.

We spotlight the Best of 50+ Housing Awards gold winners, whose new ideas raise the bar of universal design. If you don’t plan, universal design can be boring and dowdy. But in the 50+ Housing Awards, it’s quite the opposite. This year’s program drew projects that pushed the boundaries and challenged the concept of universal design and aging-in-place.

Colorado vNet has officially launched its low-cost Vibe Video System, which stores an insane amount of movies, music and photo collections on a server for instant access from any TV in the home.

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