September 2016

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No one wants to hear about how great it was 30 years ago. Experience is one thing, but relevance is just as important. 

Some HHHunt Wisdom on aligning employees and purpose to improve how people live.

Islands, open floor plans, and large kitchens and showers are among the most wanted new-home amenities.

When a need is recognized and then met, great design is born

Through the ACE Academy of Eastern Iowa, students have built tree houses, baseball dugouts, and tiny houses.

Research and new methods are making it easier than ever to frame homes for lower utility bills and greater energy efficiency

Keeping your floor systems solid and quiet is a true engineering challenge. Just don’t expect to get any kudos for it

The low Q2 EBI score was due to a drop in oil prices and instability caused by world events

Industry veterans share advice on the strong relationship between a consistent climate of excellence and a great buyer experience

Foreign buyers purchased 214,885 residential properties for $102.6 billion from April 2015 to March 2016

Are you taking full advantage of the information that's available? 

Large, small, or in-between, focus on functionality

Deft infill, sensible scale, masterful luxury—this year’s winners showcase designers and builders at the top of their game

They can be a silent profit leak, but there are also good reasons to make co-op sales work

Suppliers and trades that treat every customer like their best customer have a distinct edge

Changes to lump sum draws and credit risks assessments could cut the number of defaults by up to 50 percent

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