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The days of 'back-of-the-envelope' land deals and 'rule-of-thumb' land planning disappeared in the last decade, replaced by rigorous analysis with the goal of eking out every potential dime from...
quarterly and yearly planning sessions fall under your strategic planning umbrella, and regular tracking gives you timely, accurate and plentiful data with which to work.
National Association of Realtors study shows that affordability ranks higher than pollution and crime in terms of concerns.
The good news coming out of the NRS homeowner satisfaction study? Most customers are very satisfied with their remodelers.
Your administrative department must provide timely, accurate information for you to make important fiscal decisions such as whom to hire, how much to pay, what to buy (capital expenditures) and...
If your business begins with sales and marketing, it can end with poor — or a lack of — estimating.
You can't afford not to pay attention to key indicators for sales and marketing. Study the numbers, ask yourself why you might be missing your targets and adjust.
Thanks to the rhetoric of politicians, the image of builders as land pillagers is widespread. Thus, when builders use some of their hard-earned profit for charity, they should do so in a very...
Builders who put many of their investment eggs into the housing basket might suffer significant (and disproportionately large) losses when, and if, the housing markets turn down.
Measure what drives your goals. Inspect what you expect monthly. Identify weaknesses and repair them. Reward and celebrate success.
As we learned from the stock market during the past three years, all bubbles eventually burst.
Builders ought to keep on eye on the new National Association of Residential Construction Lenders be-cause it could lower the cost of residential construction financing.
Average construction material/supply prices declined by 0.2% from November to December.
Permit volume throughout the nation rose by 5.6% during 2002, and 18 of the country's top 25 highest-volume metropolitan areas contributed to this increase