Are Solar Panels Still Important for Eco Homes?

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When Building Eco-Friendly Houses, Do You Need Solar Panels? Solar panels have been a huge part of designing eco-friendly homes in recent years, especially as consumers become increasingly environmentally conscious. But, are they still an important feature for home buyers? Keep reading to learn more about the popularity of solar panels, including some new financing […]

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Keeping Clients Happy through a Long Selling Process

What to do When the Home Sale Process Takes Longer than Expected Sometimes it takes longer to sell a home than expected. This lengthy selling process can make some sellers nervous. Here’s how to keep your clients committed through a long selling process. 1. Don’t Let your Client’s Emotions take the Lead Take the time […]

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Five 2016 Home Design Trends to Watch

2016’s Most Interesting Homebuilder Design Trends Welcome to 2016: it’s time to remember that a new year brings in new trends and taste. What home design trends should builders be watching out for this year? Here are five design trends that home buyers are going to be watching in 2016. 5. Art Deco is Back […]

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Builders Can Help Homeowners with Electric Bills

Home Features that Lower Electricity Bills The electricity bill is one of the largest utility bills a homeowner will pay. As a builder, you have the ability to help buyers out with their electricity bills in a dramatic way. Keep reading to learn more about some of the most impactful features you can incorporate into […]

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2016 Federal Loan Limits and Your Home Building Business

What the 2016 Federal Loan Limits Mean for Builders In December 2015, the Federal Housing Administration released its 2016 loan limits. High-cost counties throughout the country saw loan limits increase due to rising costs, while the limits in other counties remained the same. Rising costs of purchasing a home, low interest rates (though interest rates […]

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Protecting the Homes You Build and Your Home Buyers

Are the homes you build protected if the unexpected happened? Thinking about building condos, multi-family or single family homes? As a builder, you are definitely going to want to look into warranty products to cover what you build. 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty® is the only company that offers two distinct types of warranty products that […]

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Misconceptions About the Common Crack

Are you concerned about cracks in your house or building? Cracks can be unsightly, but are they an indication of serious structural distress or possibly unsafe conditions? Cracks appear in brittle materials such as concrete, sheetrock, tile, wood, stone, brick, and stucco. Structural distress does cause cracks, but the vast majority of cracks are not […]

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Build a Home That Delivers on Looks and Function

A home’s appearance is important, but it’s vital that builders and developers design homes that intended sellers want to purchase. It’s important to design a home’s layout with the lifestyle of the end user in mind. Essentially, all property development homes should be beautiful as well as functional, and must incorporate design trends relevant to […]

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Kitchen Upgrades that Meet Modern Needs

The Kitchen Isn’t Just for Eating and Cooking Anymore There’s hardly a bigger turn-off to potential buyers than an outdated or non-functional kitchen. The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in a home, and homeowners are increasingly using their kitchens for far more than just cooking and eating. Nowadays, the kitchen tends to […]

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