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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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Show Me The Money

Use these tips to increase margins in 2019

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Strategies for Maximizing Profit

Custom home builders talk about what they do on the front end of a project to achieve better margins

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Backstory: Good Chemistry

A scientist and an accountant combine their varied skills in a sustainable building company

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Syncing Great Client Expectations

Custom home builders share how managing client expectations can eliminate drama and create a better customer experience

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Custom Builders Branching Out

Two custom builders seek to improve margins: one by unitizing pricing relationships with trades, the other by pursuing a coveted homebuyer group

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International Etiquette

Foreign buyers are playing a significant role in new-home sales and understanding the international nuances of negotiating can help close a deal

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The Challenges Of Building Custom On Remote Sites

Building custom homes in out-of-the-way locations poses many challenges, not the least of which is septic

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Custom Clients Opt For Smaller, Smarter Homes

Thoughtfully designed, scaled-down homes are more sustainable, enabling clients to live well with less

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Diplomacy Goes A Long Way With Infill

Custom infill projects require architects and builders to play nice with neighbors and planning officials

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Do Custom Home Builders Need Social Media Skills?

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: Do custom builders need any of it? A web maven offers advice

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