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Custom Builder survey defines the demographics of the custom-home market

Custom Builder survey defines the demographics of the custom-home market

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New research by Custom Builder magazine provides insights into client profiles, home specifications, and top business challenges. Among the findings: homes are getting smaller, purse strings are tightening, and move-up buyers rule the market. Check out our full report.

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Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first batch of the freshly collected 2010 census data of the nation. The big news so far: The official resident population count increased 9.7 percent over the 2000 census to 308.74 million people (the slowest growth rate since the Great Depression), with most growth occurring in the South and West regions, led by Texas.

Tips on designing and specifying shower systems
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Understanding the mechanics of shower systems is vital to creating a great user experience, according to kitchen and bath design expert Paul Greenspan. He offers advice on shower system design and specification, including when to use a thermostatic valve in lieu of a pressure balance valve.

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Custom Builder has searched far and wide for some of the most impressive custom projects to land on our doorstep. Take a look at three projects from award-winning architects and designers

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NAHB's Green Building Standard recently became the first such standard approved by the American National Standards Institute. Why is this notable? It's comprehensive. Minimum requirements must be met in all categories. Homes that only focus on energy efficiency or indoor air quality won't qualify. It's flexible.

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BALA finalists stand out from the crowd because of their workmanship, attention to detail, strong elevations and smart use of space inside and out..

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One major development noted in the 2008 BALA awards was the evolution of outdoor living spaces

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Tuscan-style home welcomes visitors with a private courtyard

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Everybody loves a parade. And considering the benefits of a parade of homes, custom builders ought to love them more than most. Building a home for exhibition — whether you call it a Homearama, a Parade of Homes or a Street of Dreams — is likely to generate a lot of brand awareness for your company.

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With its rich, warm details, fireplace-oriented conversation area and carefully-planned traffic pattern, the great room in this custom residence near Denver serves as the home's inviting social center and its primary hub to congregate.

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SUMMER 2018

This Month in Custom Builder

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The Dorrance collection of bath accessories includes a wall-mounted faucet, tub fillers, and bidet and shower sets

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Custom home builders share how managing client expectations can eliminate drama and create a better customer experience

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