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Where are the builders?

Posted by   /  December 7, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

What it might take for home building organizations to measure up among America’s most effectively managed firms. By John McManus | Builder Ever wonder how housing investment, development, design, engineering, construction, and sales organizations might be set up today if nothing of the kind had existed before? Impractical notion, yes, but as a thought exercise it’s worth […]

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Six principles for home building success

Posted by   /  November 29, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

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2008 may not have been the wisest time to start a custom home-building business. Builder 2008 may not have been the wisest time to start a custom home-building business. Yet Matt Kronaizl proved that, with the right formula, it’s possible to overcome tough times to become one of eastern Nebraska’s top custom home builders. Matt […]

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The formula behind the success of LGI’s entry-level model

Posted by   /  September 7, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Jennifer Castenson | Builder Offering entry-level homes is not difficult. The difficulty comes in trying to build an entry-level model that is successful and profitable. Eric Lipar, CEO of LGI, has proved successful in this somewhat margin-challenged area of home building. With more and more housing conversations centered around affordability, finding the right formula to build […]

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Where home building is booming, and why; Phoenix outdoing its norm

Posted by   /  August 23, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Suzanne De Vita | RisMedia Home building is floundering against soaring demand, with inventory now at its lowest in two decades. Are any markets keeping up? New construction is taking off in at least three, where each are expected to gain more than 40,000 new homes this year, according to a recent study by Trulia. Activity is exploding in […]

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[VIDEO] Home building demand has been strong: Credit Suisse

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

CNBC In a CNBC “Power Lunch” segment that clocks in at around 2 minutes, Susan Maklari, senior analyst at Credit Suisse, discusses the report on home builders increasing production in townhouses.

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2017 predictions: Animal spirits, cooling apartments and other forecasts for Phoenix real estate

Posted by   /  December 22, 2016  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal Real estate is a varied component, with factors such as home building, industrial, office and retail space all varying with strengths and weaknesses at different times. What will happen in 2017 for the various sectors? Here’s a few ideas. Continued:

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Post-recession high set for custom home building

Posted by   /  November 22, 2016  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Robert Dietz | Eye On Housing NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates that the number of custom home building starts (homes built on an owner’s land, with either the owner or a builder acting as the general contractor) set a post-recession high for […]

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Home building faltered in November, but broader trends point up

Posted by   /  December 17, 2014  /  Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Jonathan House and Kris Hudson | Wall Street Journal U.S. home building faltered in November, a reminder of the headwinds that persist even as the broader housing market has shown new signs of strength in the final stretch of the year. Overall housing starts—including apartments and other multifamily dwellings—fell 1.6% in November to a seasonally adjusted […]

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