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Professional Remodeler’s annual Market Leaders list, which identifies the top remodelers in the nation’s major markets. Many remodelers reported a better 2012 than 2011, as well as...
Lending practices still affecting the size of projects, delaying others, but financing is better than it was two years ago.
There were no flavor of the month upgrades for kitchens and baths as home buyers remained cost-conscious and sought the same amenities that were popular in the 2011 survey.
After standing pat with its flagship energy program for the first 10 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revamped the thresholds for Energy Star-backed new homes twice in the last half...
The most prevalent trends in bathroom design for 2012 and 2013 are centered on better use of floor space, more storage, and amenities that rival those of an upscale resort or spa.
AvalonBay’s Ava H Street apartment community in Washington, D.C., taps the Millennial mindset with such features as customizable closets and a Twitter wall in the lobby.
The folks at Boral Bricks have known that brick is green for a long time. They’re demonstrating its attributes in three sustainable projects.
Remodeling projects on the increase, profits also on the rise.
When it comes to specifying window systems for new-home projects, energy efficiency and price were always the top two drivers of purchasing preference.
Cost and return on investment remain a challenge in selling green remodeling projects.
Disciplined market comparables are key to predicting sales pace, setting prices, and developing market savvy tactics and strategies that can improve your net income.
Increased curb appeal, energy efficiency, and low maintenance lead attributes of increasing number of exterior remodeling projects.
Mixing old school marketing methods with new school
technology provides positive results to remodelers
In response to Scott Sedam’s discussions of the coming labor shortage in America, Professional Builder readers sound off on both sides of the debate.
Remodelers remain hopeful for 2013, still await big recovery.
Following a mostly flat 2012, home builders are projecting higher revenue and more home sales next year.
More than half of builders believe that green/high-performance features help them sell new homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.
For the first time since the first quarter of 2008, the total amount of loans outstanding for residential construction (1 to 4 units) rose on a quarter-over-quarter basis, according to data from...
Tax credits still having negative impact on window market