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  • 2018 Builder Partnerships Executive Summit: An Event 50 Years in the Making

    23, Mar 2018
    By Lisa PutnamBuilder Partnerships Program ManagerIf you were lucky enough to grab a spot at this year’s sold-out Executive Summit in Breckenrid...
  • Honoring Excellence: 7 Builders Recognized at 2018 Executive Summit

    23, Mar 2018
    Any builder would like to able to say they have an exceptionally well-run company. Very few, however, can support that statement with hard numbers. Ea...
  • Creating a Stellar Sales Process

    23, Mar 2018
    Add value to your homes with a great customer experienceBy John KaminBuilder Partnerships ConsultantBusiness is very good for most builders today, and...
  • Closing with Style

    23, Mar 2018
    9 tips for a memorable closing appointmentBy Carol SmithPresident, Home AddressPerhaps no meeting in the new home process gets as little attention as ...
  • Purple Reign: 2018 Color Trend for the Home

    23, Mar 2018
    It's the year of purple. Stephanie Pierce, director of design and trends at MasterBrand Cabinets, shared her thoughts on Pantone's choice for the 2018...
  • Trending: Glowing Glass

    23, Mar 2018
    Emser Tile spotlights the flexibility of glass tile in every room of the houseBy Barbara HaaksmaVice President of Marketing, Emser TileGlass — a...
  • Do You Know Your Trade Capacity?

    27, Feb 2018
    Builders must track and manage this critical number to meet their construction goalsBy Matt CollinsBuilder Partnerships Senior ConsultantWe often say ...
  • The Numbers Tell the Story

    27, Feb 2018
    Economic recovery continues in start of 2018In December 2017, Builder Partnerships Founder Charles C. Shinn Jr., PhD, shared his annual economic analy...
  • Survey Says: Kitchens Sell Upgrades

    27, Feb 2018
    In January, Builder Partnerships members responded to an industry survey from Professional Builder on kitchen and bath features. Our members made up m...
  • ECi Mark Systems Builder Success Story: Vantage Homes

    27, Feb 2018
    MarkSystemsTM and LotVueTM home building software provides strong foundation for growthBusiness Challenges• Company was growing quickly and need...
  • Product Feature: Appliances

    27, Feb 2018
    Frigidaire celebrates 100 years of innovation with exciting new products designed to improve home buyers’ lives This year, Frigidaire celebrate...
  • Sell More Houses at Higher Margins

    08, Jan 2018
    Meet the needs of baby boomers with HECM loansBy John KaminBuilder Partnerships Senior ConsultantIf an underserved market existed that allowed you to ...
  • What Is Your Soft Cycle?

    08, Jan 2018
    Few builders adequately manage or measure this critical part of the home building process By Matt CollinsBuilder Partnerships Senior ConsultantMost bu...
  • Holding the Line on Costs

    08, Jan 2018
    Strategies to fight the price increases that are chipping away at your profits By Ed HauckBuilder Partnerships Senior ConsultantCost increases are o...
  • Experts' Corner: Advice for 2018

    08, Jan 2018
    Industry leaders offer insights and recommendations for growth and profitability in the coming months"With escalating construction costs, a shortage o...
  • Pricing Homes for Success and Profit

    08, Jan 2018
    Builders must balance the need for value and velocityBy Charles C. Shinn Jr., Ph.D.Founder, Builder PartnershipsToo many builders determine the sales ...
  • Builder Partnerships Recommends: Programs at IBS (Jan 9 - 11, 2018)

    28, Dec 2017
    Take full advantage of the show! Stop by to visit with our manufacturer members at their booths to see exciting new products and catch the many traini...
  • Chuck Shinn's 2018 Housing Forecast

    28, Dec 2017
    Stars are aligned for a stellar yearBy Charles C. Shinn Jr., PhDFounder, Builder PartnershipsHousing closed out 2017 very strong. In fact, 2017 is tra...
  • MarkSystems Builder Case Study: Capital Homes

    28, Dec 2017
    MarkSystems™ software provides substantial gains in business insights, productivity, and profitability Few resources are more valuable or cost-e...
  • For Manufacturers: Sales and Marketing, or Sales vs. Marketing?

    27, Dec 2017
    To be a winner, you can’t forget you are on the same teamBy Stephen CrouchVice President of Operations, Builder Partnerships“The strength ...
  • Advantages of Formica dECOLeather™ Over Faux and Real Leather

    27, Dec 2017
    Trying to decide between new dECOLeather™ recycled leather veneer, faux leather, or 100% leather? dECOLeather™ has many attributes that ma...
  • Maximize Profits with Closet Upgrades

    27, Dec 2017
    4 tips for improving the process Brought to you by Organized LivingBuilders are always looking for extra upgrade opportunities to maximize profits and...
  • Why Builders Choose DuPont™ Tyvek® HomeWrap®

    27, Dec 2017
    What does it take to become the #1 ranked house wrap brand in the industry? Why do builders rate DuPont™ Tyvek® HomeWrap® as #1 in quali...
  • Beating the Housing Labor Shortage

    05, Dec 2017
    High-quality workers seek out Employers of Choice By Charles C. Shinn Jr.Founder, Builder PartnershipsThe economy is improving, and companies are hiri...
  • A Century of Service

    05, Dec 2017
    CF. Vatterott continues the legacy of its founderBy Pat CurryMonthly Briefing EditorNot many home builders can say they’ve been in business for ...

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