How to Leverage Your Reputation Into Selling More Homes

How to Leverage Your Reputation Into Selling More Homes

How to leverage your reputation into selling more homes 78%. That’s the share of people who state that they’d be willing to buy from a company with an excellent reputation score, according to RepTrak. People like to work with, and purchase from, people they know, like, and trust. Your reputation drives prospects to your products, […]

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Which Structural Claims Are the Most Expensive for Builders?

Which Structural Claims Are the Most Expensive for Builders?

Which structural claims are the most expensive for builders? Structural claims are expensive for builders. The average claim can cost builders $42,000 in low-risk states and $113,000 in high-risk states. But one kind of structural claim is not only more expensive than average but also a sign of even more severe problems. Today, we’ll look […]

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3 Ways Housing Demand May Change in the Long Term

3 Ways Housing Demand May Change in the Long Term

3 ways housing demand may change in the long term Thus far, 2020 has noticeably changed countless industries, including home building. Many builders faced immediate impacts and challenges in business operations and sales due to COVID-19. We remain optimistic that the building industry is turning a corner based on the latest forecasts. And there are […]

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How a Builders Warranty Helps Your First-Time Home Buyers

How a Builders Warranty Helps Your First-Time Home Buyers

How a builders warranty helps your first-time home buyers The new generation of first-time home buyers (i.e., millennials) values move-in readiness in their homes. When a young first-time buyer considers a new home from a builder like you, it highlights that desire. But many first-time buyers, especially millennials, also worry about “What if” questions, especially […]

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Addressing the Liability Challenges of Being a Home Builder

Addressing the Liability Challenges of Being a Home Builder

Addressing the liability challenges of being a home builder Home builders have existed for thousands of years and still face major and repetitive challenges. Though many of these challenges are outside of your direct control, you’ll often find that you’re still liable for them. Today, we’ll run down why these challenges still exist and what […]

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6 Construction Mistakes Home Builders Should Avoid

6 Construction Mistakes Home Builders Should Avoid

6 construction mistakes home builders should avoid Builders always try to avoid construction mistakes in their homes. But some mistakes are common and can make the experience of home ownership less than ideal for your buyers. Even worse, these mistakes can cost you financially and in terms of your reputation. If you can avoid these […]

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What a Builder Recovery From COVID-19 Might Look Like

What a Builder Recovery From COVID-19 Might Look Like

What a builder recovery from COVID-19 might look like A recovery from COVID-19 could be around the corner for builders. Throughout May, there have been positive signs that home builders have weathered the worst of the storm. Though it’s not all good news, there are reasons for hope, especially for builders. Let’s look at what’s […]

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What’s the #1 Cause of Residential Structural Failures?

What’s the #1 Cause of Residential Structural Failures?

What’s the #1 cause of residential structural failures? Improperly compacted structural fill material is the #1 cause of residential structural failures. It can be a builder’s worst enemy, more so than expansive or soft organic soils, improper drainage, or poor engineering or framing practices. What does that mean, how does that happen and what can […]

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3 Things Millennials Want That You Already Provide

3 Things That Never Go Out of Style in New Home Builds

3 things millennials want that you already provide As millennials have begun taking over as the largest demographic of home buyers, you may find yourself trying to adapt to their tastes. While it’s good to know the unique expectations millennials have, it’s important to know there are some things that appeal across time and buyers, […]

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