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Custom Home Building Gets Good News

New data from NAHB shows that while much of the market is in contraction, custom home building continues to gain strength 




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Business

Arbitration Pros and Cons for Home Builders

Builders should know what leverage and protection they gain and lose when considering alternative dispute resolution techniques
 

Business

A Picture Is Worth a Post

Custom-home builders share why they gave Instagram a try and why the social media platform is essential for their marketing outreach

Leadership

Problem-Solver With A Passion

There's nothing passive about Natalie Leonard's drive to build sustainable affordable Passive homes

Business

Getting Prospects to Pay for It (The Estimate)

A preconstruction process that convinces potential clients to pay for estimating is less about contract language and more about beginning a relationship

Backstory

Backstory: Just Say Yes

Following his interests led The Construction Zone's Andy Byrnes to make his mark on the Arizona desert with projects others might avoid

Business

Selections Strategy

Collaboration holds the key to a smoother selections process that satisfies both client and builder

Business

Q&A: Green Conscience on Chicago's South Side

A city builder tackles affordability and environmental concerns

Business

Cash Isn't Just King, It's Your Lifeline

Four experts explain how paying attention to cash flow can help keep builders from robbing Peter to pay Paul

Business

Time-Machine Lessons

We ask custom builders: If you could redo your first house or revisit the first years of running your business, what would you do differently?

Design

Coming Soon: The New American Remodel 2019

The 2019 New American Remodel will blend modern design with a farm-to-table lifestyle

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