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America’s Most Undersupplied Market: Riverside-San Bernardino

America needs about 17.1 million housing units built this decade, including single-family, multifamily, and oft-overlooked manufactured housing to satisfy current and future demand.

Why Master-Planned Communities Outperform: The Lifestyle Commands a Price Premium

Purchasing a new home in a master-planned community (MPC) typically equates to higher monthly costs compared to buying an equivalent home outside of an MPC.

New Home? We Will Get That Printed Right Away

Century Communities is a trailblazer in the emerging world of 3D-printed homes. Genji Nakata, Executive Vice President of National Operations at Century Communities, helped us explore this world in the latest episode of New Home Insights.

Digital Tools Sell More Homes

New home shopping tools help deepen engagement and establish trust and emotional connection, overcoming large hurdles to selling homes online.

4 Memorable Moments in Merchandising: Retreats & Niches 

This month’s edition delves into design trends. We stay on top of what’s new and handpick the highlights, so you don’t have to.

Top 50 Master Plans Sold 31,000 New Homes in 2022

Master-planned communities (MPCs) saw strong but slowing demand in 2022, with their shared amenities and desirable lifestyle attracting many home buyers.

Building the Perfect Place One Home at a Time

. Placemaking is as much art as science, maybe more. The lay of the land, the surrounding environment and uses, and the hopes and dreams and demands of your would-be buyers all must be served as you attempt to transform …

Designing Build-to-Rent (BTR) Homes: Six Features That Are Different than For-Sale

Regardless of home type or target renter in build-to-rent (BTR) homes, there are a few design strategies that differentiate them from for-sale homes

Industry Pulse: The Intersection of Design and Tech

This month’s edition delves into industry trends, curating a collection of industry articles to keep you informed.

Some Positive New Home Sales News Heading into 2023: Increased FHA and GSE Loan Limits

FHA and GSE (Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac) loan limits are increasing again in 2023, which will be a major benefit to builders as they grapple with slow new home demand and home buyer affordability issues amidst 6%+ mortgage rates …