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Custom Builder survey defines the demographics of the custom-home market

Custom Builder survey defines the demographics of the custom-home market

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New research by Custom Builder magazine provides insights into client profiles, home specifications, and top business challenges. Among the findings: homes are getting smaller, purse strings are tightening, and move-up buyers rule the market. Check out our full report.

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Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first batch of the freshly collected 2010 census data of the nation. The big news so far: The official resident population count increased 9.7 percent over the 2000 census to 308.74 million people (the slowest growth rate since the Great Depression), with most growth occurring in the South and West regions, led by Texas.

Tips on designing and specifying shower systems
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Understanding the mechanics of shower systems is vital to creating a great user experience, according to kitchen and bath design expert Paul Greenspan. He offers advice on shower system design and specification, including when to use a thermostatic valve in lieu of a pressure balance valve.

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Custom Builder has searched far and wide for some of the most impressive custom projects to land on our doorstep. Take a look at three projects from award-winning architects and designers

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BALA finalists stand out from the crowd because of their workmanship, attention to detail, strong elevations and smart use of space inside and out..

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One major development noted in the 2008 BALA awards was the evolution of outdoor living spaces

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Tuscan-style home welcomes visitors with a private courtyard

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NAHB's Green Building Standard recently became the first such standard approved by the American National Standards Institute. Why is this notable? It's comprehensive. Minimum requirements must be met in all categories. Homes that only focus on energy efficiency or indoor air quality won't qualify. It's flexible.

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It's hard to beat Montana's mountain region for beauty. But when you add a private golf community at the base of Big Mountain with views of the Flathead Valley and Whitefish Lake, you get custom builders leaping at the opportunity to practice their craft. Iron Horse is a low-density, year-round residential community that sits on 820 acres of forest.

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From dedicated home theaters to multi-functional rec rooms, builders are accommodating homeowners who are seeking space for entertainment and in-house fun and games. The going-out-at-home trend essentially means recreating the movie theater experience.

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SPRING 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

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Fotile's V and W Series range hoods were designed to eradicate harmful cooking smoke.

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Tudor-style home with central stone fireplace in the pool house

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