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PB April 2015

House Review: Luxury Homes

Increased emphasis on great kitchens and informal gathering areas define top-tier homes

Retirees See Themselves in the Best Home of Their Lives

Merrill Lynch/Age Wave study finds that as people enter their 50s and 60s, they have more freedom to choose where they want to live

Energy Consumption Declines Despite More & Larger Houses

Between 1980 and 2009 energy consumption per U.S. household declined despite the increased number of larger houses with more personal computers, large-screen TVs, and other electricity-consuming gadgets in the U.S.

Construction-Related Jobs Among Fastest Growing Industries

The housing market is continuing its trek toward recovery, and as a result, construction is up in the U.S. 

Kitchens & Baths Going Strong

The kitchen’s power to sell homes and increase resale value lives on. And now, the bath is gaining steam.

House Review: Luxury Homes

Increased emphasis on great kitchens and informal gathering areas define top-tier homes

Kitchen + Bath Features to Make You Stand Out and Seal the Deal

Kitchens and baths sell homes, but zeroing in on which features make the difference will set you apart from the competition

Business Management

Additional Margin: Find It, in These 6 Buckets

2015 will be the Year of Building Dangerously, unless ... you find additional margin. Here’s where to look for it

New-Home Sales

Home Builders, Here's How to Craft a Precise Plan for Sales Success

Using a systematic formula, you can zero in on your target market and fine-tune your offerings

For Water Heaters, the Heat Is On

New energy-efficiency standards will make water heaters more expensive, bigger, and more complex to install. Here’s what you need to know

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Delaware-based Schell Brothers, our 2023 Builder of the Year, brings a refreshing approach to delivering homes and measuring success with an overriding mission of happiness

NAHB Chairman's Message: In a challenging business environment for home builders, and with higher housing costs for families, the National Association of Home Builders is working to help home builders better meet the nation's housing needs

Sure there are challenges, but overall, Pro Builder's annual Housing Forecast Survey finds home builders are optimistic about the coming year

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