How to (Accurately) Bid on a Remodeling Contract | 2-10 Blog

Making a Profitable Bid on a Home Remodeling Project When they underbid remodeling jobs, builders lose money and waste time they could have spent on higher-paying projects. Unfortunately, when they overbid, builders risk losing out to competitors. To ensure your …

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Building a Solid Home Foundation on Sandy Soil | 2-10 Blog

Tips for Building a New Home on Sand Constructing a home on sandy soil requires strict adherence to specific construction best practices, especially in the coastal regions, southern Texas and the Gulf Coast area. Here are some tips to help …

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How to Handle Difficult Clients as a Home Builder | 2-10 Blog

5 Ways to Deal with Difficult Home Building Clients Every residential construction business faces difficult clients at some point. Beyond causing stress and frustration, demanding clients can cause profit loss, service delays and reputation damage. Since it’s not always possible …

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Using Buyer Case Studies to Market Custom Homes | 2-10 Blog

How to Create a Compelling Case Study for Home Buyers A case study about a great home buying experience can help solidify your credibility in the eyes of prospective customers. Here are some tips for creating and marketing a buyer …

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4 Ways Builders Can Set New Homes Apart | 2-10 Blog

4 Ways Builders Can Set Their New Homes Apart from Similar Inventory Building codes set minimum standards that make homes safer and insurable. While they have to adhere to these codes, there’s nothing to keep builders from going the extra …

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5 Workforce Morale Boosters for Home Builders | 2-10 Blog

5 Workforce Morale Boosters for Home Builders The lingering skilled labor shortage has made it difficult for builders to find reliable workers. This makes it more important to keep the ones they already have. Since happy crews tend to be …

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7 Features Buyers Want in a Custom Home | 2-10 Blog

What Modern Buyers Want Most in a Custom Home While some home buyers know exactly what they want in a custom home, others need a little guidance. Build the custom homes your buyers want by including these popular features in …

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Pros and Cons of Building Brick Homes | 2-10 Blog

Why You Should — and Shouldn’t — Build a New Brick Home Is building with brick a good option for your residential construction company? The answer depends on the preferences of your buyers, cost, how durable the home needs to …

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The Outdoor Kitchen Trend in New Homes | 2-10 Blog

Outdoor Kitchens are a Popular Trend Among Home Buyers Bringing indoor amenities to the outdoors is a popular homeowner trend. Outdoor kitchens are a great way for builders to incorporate this preference, while adding value to a new home. Here’s …

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Should Builders Consider Tiny Homes? | 2-10 Blog

Do Tiny Homes Make Sense for Builders? Tiny homes have been all the rage in recent years, but are they a worthwhile business endeavor for residential builders? Read on to learn about the pros and cons of building tiny homes. …

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