Builder adds home offices to its existing floor plans

The home office is increasingly gaining prominence in new builds as more people work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 40% of Americans are now working remotely, up from just 5% before the pandemic, and now builders are responding by catering to their needs. One example of the trend comes from KB Home,

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Builders are stepping up to cater for first-time buyers

Home builders say they’re looking to cater more to first-time buyers on a budget, rather than move-up buyers usually tend to buy more expensive homes. The builders say they know the market is desperate for more entry-level homes, and that they’re determined to answer the call, even though challenges such as the high cost of

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Builders Go Green To Get Buyers

In a real estate market filled with foreclosures, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd, and builders are frequently choosing to incorporate energy-saving features to attract buyers.   One such company promoting “green” homes is Betenbough Homes in Texas. According to Ron Betenbough, these green measures add less than $500 to the

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KB Introduces Energy Performance Guide

KB Home now has a rating system to help prospective home buyers calculate their ongoing energy costs. The new system is called EPG (Energy Performance Guide) and will be posted in all new KB model homes according to their news this week.

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