Business financials advice, reports, and trends for professional home builders and remodelers.
Top Problems Faced by Builders in 2022
Chief among the concerns was the price and availability of builder materials, though the impact of waning consumer confidence also grew
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
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
Show Me The Money
Use these tips to increase margins in 2019
Strategies for Maximizing Profit
Custom home builders talk about what they do on the front end of a project to achieve better margins
Is A GMP Contract Right For You?
Guaranteed maximum price contracts require a true team effort and an open-book policy
Jacobs Companies Funds Development with Crowdfunding
The Taylor Junction townhome project to be built by the Jacobs Companies, Deerfield, Ill., could be the first ground-up subdivision in Illinois to be crowdfunded.
Mark Richardson: Are you a professional?
Defining and articulating what is a professional in remodeling or new construction is tougher than in some other industries.
Always deliver value
Your custom building clients come from all walks of life. But they have one thing in common: They are successful, and they have money. And more often than not, your clients are wealthy because they spend wisely.
Mark Richardson: Help your potential clients feel more confident
Confidence. Such a simple word but also a word that may have more to do with your success or failure than any other.
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.
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.
FHFA begins first transactions of REO rental program
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has begun the first pilot transaction of its program to turn foreclosed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac homes into rental properties, according to HousingWire.
McIlwain: 3 steps to help the housing market
With the housing market in a lethargic recovery, John K. McIlwain of the Urban Land Institute offers three ways to help revive the market.