Professional Builder magazine Editor-in-Chief David Barista talks about National Housing Quality Executive Council (NHQEC), a group of 25 home builders and housing consultants that are fully committed to serving the industry
In November 2009, the International Code Council (ICC) voted to keep the language related to mandatory fire sprinklers installed in all new one- and two-family homes in the next edition of the International Residential Code (IRC)
Well-heeled empty nesters are flocking to The Enclave at Montvale for a shot at large, luxurious townhomes that live like single-family homes, but cost a lot less.
Over the next 20 years, experts predict a shift toward residential communities that are smaller, greener and friendlier.
Home builders that have championed trade partner councils (TPCs), and industry consultants who have helped put them together, say having one can pay off with a host of benefits for the builder, and probably even more for participating trades
A first-person account of K. Hovnanian's Mid-Atlantic trade partner council gathering that was held November, 2009.
Knowing your traffic-to-sales conversion is a great start, but the best builders focus on the subtleties of the home-buying process and agent activities to measure sales success and pinpoint problems.
An interview with Florida builder Jim Deitch on how he keeps his building operations lean
Stormwater management plans and low-flow fixtures are among the top water-conservation measures employed by home builders, according to a Professional Builder survey.