January 7, 2011
In 94 OSHA started ramping up fall protection requirements for residential construction leaving most of us baffled how to comply. Now OSHA is reverting to an older, more relaxed standard.
January 4, 2011
Using the PMI Risk Index, SmartMoney.com highlights five locations that present the lowest risk of a price drop over the next two years
January 3, 2011
Even in the best of times, getting new business isn't easy. When buying newspaper ads or relying on word-of-mouth referrals isn't getting it done, what are some off-beat approaches to…
December 31, 2010
Commercial lending is showing signs of growth for the first time in two years, and steady, if incremental, growth is expected for 2011
December 28, 2010
The update of NAHB’s National Green Building Standard will include member participation in the standard’s Consensus Committee and a variety of Task Groups
December 24, 2010
With the second stimulus package approved, corporations flush with cash, and spending up, economists and consumers are feeling better about prospects for economic growth. Will it help housing?
December 21, 2010
Amid the downturn, small builders have gained single-family market share while big builders acquired land and reduced production
December 17, 2010
The new tax package extends, through 2011, the $2,000 credit for newly built homes that use no more than half the energy of those conforming to the 2003 national model…
December 14, 2010
Once you get a look at the New American Home for 2011, the other homes displayed in Show Village will seem modest by comparison, but no less interesting
December 10, 2010
A University of Toronto analysis of smoking-related discussions in Fine Homebuilding’s Breaktime forum cites ongoing tension between smokers and nonsmokers, but also acknowledges that addressing the issues can get complicated
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