Courtesy of Great Southern Homes

March 28, 2017

The South Carolina builder was expanding product into new geographic markets when most of the industry was dialing back and catering to a niche

February 28, 2017

In home building, beware of heroes, because teamwork is everything. Here's how to make sure it's happening 

Photo: Maxim Tatarinov / 123RF

February 28, 2017

A lesson in how essential truths endure and key best practices remain relevant


Labor shortages are an industrywide epidemic. Here’s how to bring on and retain top talent


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

Just like myths about the safety of mayonnaise, there are myths about home building that can affect your business
January 15, 2016

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

Confront complexity to boost your profits
December 15, 2015

Complexity kills good process. Good process drives profit. Your only choice is to conquer complexity

2015 Builder of the Year: Neal Communities

Left to right: John Collier, VP of Waterscapes Pools & Spas; Randy Turkovics, president, Neal Signature Homes; Pat Neal, owner/chairman executive committee; Charlene Neal, president, Charlene Neal PureStyle; Michael Storey, president; Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida regional president. Photo: Gary Bogdon/DB Photo Agency.

November 24, 2015

The Great Recession offered some hard lessons for Neal Communities—and a chance to do better than ever before.

12 steps to sustainable profitability in home building
July 30, 2015

How to establish sound business systems that ensure a healthy bottom line

The 12 processes that must be addressed by every builder

Photo: cocoparisienne, Creative Commons

July 21, 2015

Establishing sound business systems that ensure a healthy bottom line


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