Recent Tax Court case highlights steps custom builders can take to get better deductions for some of their indirect costs.

Evolutionary Home Builders ribbon cutting

Brandon Weiss, founder of Evolutionary Home Builders, does the honors at a ribbon cutting ceremony at his company's new Geneva, Ill. location.

Chicago-based homebuilder Weiss Building & Development is rebranding and changing its name to Evolutionary Home Builders.

Three award-winning architects and designers share how they transform a prominent, functional element of the home into a distinct custom look.

By stirring the senses of your homebuyers, you’ll leave them with a powerful memory. Here are some unforgettable elevations, rooms, and details.

Universal design is the future of home building, says an architect and senior partner of KTGY Group, Inc.

Understand your motivations and align those drivers with the rest of your company.

When sustainability is a builder’s best practice, the results can be impressive as these custom homes demonstrate.

One elusive key to the market’s stronger growth is Millennials—potential first-time homebuyers who are saddled with higher-than-ever student loan debt and falling incomes, and who continue to live with their parents.

Homebuyers not only value outdoor living space, they have come to expect it. These outdoor environments run the gamut from modest to lavish.

Researchers recommend that tornado-prone areas adopt more robust design standards similar to those used by coastal regions to help homes survive hurricanes.

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 433,000 units in April, according to data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Submitted Video: Habitat for Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 4 - Gideon Pointe neighborhood
Submitted Video: Habitat for Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 4 - Summit County, Ohio Projects
Submitted Video: Habitat for Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 5 - Narrow-Lot Townhome Development
Submitted Video: Habitat for Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 4 - Gideon Pointe neighborhood
Tapco Group's Kelly Warren talks with Bob Calhoun, executive director of Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity, about the 40-home Gideon Pointe neighborhood under construction by Habitat for Humanity in Wilmington, N.C.

July 2014

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CertainTeed has added a fire-resistant 5⁄8-inch option to its Easi-Lite gypsum board line.

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Recent Tax Court case highlights steps custom builders can take to get better deductions for some of their indirect costs.

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