Exclusive Research: Banks and Financing
Builders weigh in on their love-hate relationship with the banking industry, and the non-traditional sources of capital they are using.
Under-40 Home Builders: Competing After Launch
Ryan Larsen discusses launching Porchlight Homes in Phoenix and competing with larger builders.
Home Design: Close Quarters
Creating attractive, marketable homes for lots with tight setbacks is a matter of give and take among the builder, the architect, the neighbors, and city zoning and planning authorities.
Home Building: Apply and Demand
Builders must embrace mobile technology and show software developers a need for industry-specific business apps.
Home Building: 25 Lessons Learned
Industry consultant Scott Sedam shares what he has learned over the years from working with more than 200 builders.
Home Builders: Building and Finance
In some markets, banks are becoming more aggressive with construction loans and are even financing land development
Home Building: Enduring Appeal
Miller and Smith celebrates 50 years of building homes in the Washington, D.C., suburbs.
Building Science: The High-R Wall
Innovative solutions for high-R walls are critical for achieving zero-energy-ready homes
Home Building: The Numbers Tell a Story
To maintain current profitability, builders must work on their cost of sales and especially direct construction costs to improve gross profits.
Home Building: Inaugural Honor
Tom Lewis of T.W. Lewis Company becomes the first inductee into the National Housing Quality Hall of Fame.