Agents look to build alliances with new home builders

Home builders are increasingly looking to cement long-term alliances with real estate agents. Builders have become aware that they need a relationship with real estate professional to bring more qualified home shoppers to their sales offices. And with resale inventory being limited at present, agents too know they need to work with builders to give

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5 Innovative Materials for Custom Home Builders

As a custom home builder, it is important to stay on top of new developments regarding building materials. Every year, a new generation of new materials is released, providing builders with better solutions for homeowner needs. Manufacturers continue to create stronger, lighter and sustainable materials that can solve many challenges of construction. The way you

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Keeping Your Home Construction Project on Track

Home construction is a complicated process. Whether you’re building a home from scratch, or adding on to an existing home, there is a lot that you need to keep track of. If you don’t handle the whole process properly, you could quickly find that your home construction project is off track, delaying the completion date

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Zillow: New construction to lag behind demand until 2022

While home values have recovered since the Great Recession and, in many cases, surpassed their pre-recession peaks, single-family home construction activity has continued to languish. The rate of new housing starts will likely remain below historic averages until 2022 or later, according to a panel of economists and real estate experts. The for-sale market has

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California threatens to fine cities that don’t build enough homes

The state of California is trying to address housing shortages with a new bill that gives it the power to fine cities that don’t build enough new homes. Cities in the state could face fines of up to $600,000 per month if they don’t meet building targets, lawmakers said. Under the bill, courts will be

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These are 5 Construction Trends That Won’t Go Away: Consider Them Today

Construction has always been a global industry. While it operates at a slower pace compared to other markets, it’s finally catching up with the latest trends and technologies. The top five trends and technologies see a promising future in this industry. Each of these trends will help you stand out among the competition. 1. New

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4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Custom Home Builder

Having a custom home construction? Customizing the layout and build of a home, although daunting, can be a very rewarding undertaking. This is because every single aspect of the house is built to the specifications of what the homeowner wants. Custom homes are the ultimate dream home, so choosing the right builders and building designers

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What is the State of New Home Construction

According to the National Association of Home builders (NAHB) Construction Cost Survey, the average square footage of a new single-family home in 2017 was 2,777 square feet.

Your Guide to a Smooth-Running Construction Project

You can, however, manage to organize a smooth-running project, but only if you take matters into your own hands and be present at the construction site all the time.

House Construction Figures Lower than Expected

This is supposed to be the year that the housing construction industry finally begins to make a strong comeback, but there are concerns this might not happen. An article in CNN points out that even though the housing market recovery began a couple of years ago, and property prices finally began to increase, the

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