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Big move by NARI last week:  the trade association has hired a lobbyist to represent remodelers' interests in Washington, D.C.

Hoping for something provocative to read on a long trip, I picked up a book of short essays by Kurt Vonnegut. I have always felt an unwarranted kinship to him simply because I recall going to Vonnegut Hardware in Indianapolis as a kid with my dad, where Kurt worked summers growing up.

In 2004, I wrote a column marveling at the effectiveness and exceptional liquidity of the mortgage market in the United States.

Transformative experiences are for those who are on a quest right? Climbing Everest or sitting in a Buddhist monastery or, I don’t know, bungee jumping?

THE MARKET

Surely the most important issue facing everyone in the homebuilding industry, indeed every industry today is improving performance. Reducing costs and leveraging resources to improve profitability.

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SUMMER 2018

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

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

Features

A summer cottage master suite at a Lake Geneva, Wis., custom home

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