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Comparing Contractor Markups Can Be Pointless and Very Risky
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Comparing Contractor Markups Can Be Pointless and Very Risky

Comparing or copying markups or margins is pointless and very risky without... Read more

Tags: Markup, Business
Can the Housing Market Recover?
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Can the Housing Market Recover?

Sales of newly built homes surged last month to the highest level since 2008. But... Read more

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A Builder's Guide to Easing Financial Anxiety

Stressed about Finances? You're Not Alone Read more

Tags: Finance, Business
Seven Reasons Why Most Contractors Will Never Be Able To Retire On Their Own Earnings
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Seven Reasons Why Most Contractors Will Never Be Able To Retire On Their Own Earnings

Most residential construction business owners will have to work until they die,... Read more

In Sandy’S Aftermath, North Jersey Towns Grapple With Abandoned House Problem
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In Sandy’S Aftermath, North Jersey Towns Grapple With Abandoned House Problem

In towns on the New Jersey shore, hundreds of damaged or ruined houses haven’t... Read more

Boston Mayor Menino Reaps Credit for City's Building Boom
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Boston Mayor Menino Reaps Credit for City's Building Boom

Outgoing Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino will leave office with a reputation for... Read more

Home Price Rises Moderate
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Home Price Rises Moderate

The housing market still has momentum, according to the latest numbers. But the... Read more

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Builder Optimism Index Surges

A bellwether index of builder confidence in market conditions has reached levels not seen since the boom years of the last decade. Read more

Michigan: Kalamazoo Parade Of Homes Sees Good Traffic
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Michigan: Kalamazoo Parade Of Homes Sees Good Traffic

There weren’t as many houses to see at this year’s Parade of Homes in Kalamazoo,... Read more

Tags: Home Prices
New Home Sales Hit Five-Year High
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New Home Sales Hit Five-Year High

Sales of new homes reached a 476,000 annual pace in May, the Commerce Department... Read more

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