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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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Leadership

Using strategic relationships to grow your business

A key area of business that many builders fail to master is strategic relationships. Mark Richardson offers tips for leveraging those around you to improve your business.

Financial

Sabal Financial Group announces builder lender program, appoints director

Financial services firm Sabal Financial Group, L.P., announced the launch of a builder lender program in an effort to offer non-recourse construction and acquisition and development (A&D) loans to established home builders in California.

Editorial/Topical

Retirement redefined: Custom-built homes for aging in place

These custom homes were designed for retirement, but their owners are at very different stages. Here’s how they were planned for aging in place.

Leadership

Lean Builder Blog: Do operations still matter on the West Coast?

I have spoken at PCBC, the big West Coast building conference most of the past 15 years and I always enjoy it. The event has been very well-run,…

Design

Lean Design Blog: Okay, okay, I guess second floor laundries are just kind of stupid

The title of this blog is tongue in cheek (or maybe foot in mouth) as a follow up to a blog I wrote a while back titled, "Second Floor Laundries are…

Leadership

Lean Building Blog: How to get ahead in home building by really trying

My son Tyler (second of 4 children), age 29, is taking a new position with a homebuilder after having two good building industry jobs in the past,…

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CB May 2012

14 Ways to Maximize Profits | Mark Richardson: Coping with Unpredictability

Leadership

14 ways to maximize profits

To be more profitable, custom builders must focus on efficiency and cost savings, while looking for opportunities to publicize their work and expertise.

Leadership

Mark Richardson: Coping with unpredictability

When things are unpredictable, our very basic levels of confidence and conviction are diminished. Mark Richardson offers proven ways to deal with the uncertainties in today’s business environment.

Leadership

CB Jan 2012

5 Tips for Dealing With Difficult Clients | Custom Homes for Everyday Living

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