Anthony Carrino, VP of Design at Welcome Homes, says homeowners are doing their research before making Earth conscious renovations.
Traveling around the country I see a lot of renderings - most of them leave a whole lot to be desired. The worst are the black and white CAD drawings…
The Atlantic poses the question: what if the ugly ones are ruining it for everyone else? They’re talking about dilapidated homes bringing down the housing market in general. Because there are so many foreclosures on the market, many of the existing houses may not have been well maintained or might be dated, meaning they likely aren’t buyers’ first choices.
The business of being a builder is as diverse as the business of fine dining is to the business of fast food. The key is to distinguish custom-home building from the others, writes Mark Richardson in his latest Custom Builder column.
Successful builders are not waiting for the market to recover. They’ve accepted the current economic environment as the new normal and wake up every day focused on making it happen in these stormy waters. Mark Richardson talks about what sets these builders apart from the rest.
To help offset the downturn in home building business, many custom builders have taken on remodeling work during the past few years. A key to success in remodeling is understanding the rules of the game. Custom Builder contributing editor Mark Richardson discusses a few key differences in the language of remodeling versus traditional custom home building.