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<h1>Education</h1><p class="vocab-desc">A compilation of HousingZone's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on affordable housing for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.</p>


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.

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Survey Defines Custom-Built Home Demographics

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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You and your signage ... Why so angry?

The beautiful curved pavers led me to the front door, past the unbelievable fire pit patio. The product was impressive. The installation even more…


Alone in the backfield: 4 ways to prepare for “GameSpeed”


We were winning by several touchdowns when I got the nod. “Just hand the ball off, stay in bounds, & keep the clock running...…


2 big lessons from Big Tuna’s (Bill Parcells) Hall of Fame speech


Sometimes numbers alone can tell the story of an organization’s leadership. 
Here is the Win/Loss record for…


Breaking comfort


Fast Company Magazine named Bryan Cranston - the main guy in…


Schnellenbergerize yourself


College football fans forget the Miami Hurricanes program was nearly dropped. No, not because of the cheating and lying and the 1995 SI…


Buy it now book recommendation: Ctrl Alt Delete by Mitch Joel


I’ve been enjoying the Chicago Blackhawks run to the Stanley Cup Finals. I went to a party last week where a friend, Bobby Krueger…


To get attention, B_R_E_A_K the pattern


Two teachers start their respective 8 am classes. 
Both classes have talkative students. 


Why you should embrace the Hispanic conflict


Shawn Coyne is a writing partner to Steven Pressfield. Mr. Pressfield wrote…


Leadership by the numbers: What’s yours?


Leadership is a numbers game. 
The equation revolves around how many people you can positively impact on a…


The feed vs. the hunt


My son is six years-old. 
It’s a fun age. 
Witnessing your progeny develop original thoughts on…

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