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  • Before You Drop Your Prices, Read This

    Has it ever occurred to you that dropping your prices to stay in business could put you out of business? Many contractors tell me they’ve had to drop their prices to remain competitive in today’s market. They just know they’re losing jobs because the “other guy” is cheaper.

  • Faster, Smaller, and More Connected Than Ever

    Four technology trends that will change how you build and remodel.

  • Is the Lead Carpenter System for You?

    In this article, I’ll address the most common questions I’ve been asked by company owners who are implementing their own lead carpenter system.

  • People

    Andrew I. Crossed has become a partner and executive vice president of Conifer Realty, a Rochester, N.Y.-based aff ordable development and management company operating in a fourstate region.

  • Syndicator Eyes Return to Market

    BOSTON Boston Financial Investment Management is preparing its first low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) fund since its change from MMA Financial.

  • Turning Away from Fannie Mae

    A s affordable housing developers get set to ramp up dormant projects, Fannie Mae's high rates on forward commitments are forcing many to look elsewhere for debt.

  • The Next Generation

    Passionate about affordable housing, innovative, and enterprising are all fitting descriptions for AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE's 2009 Young Leaders.

  • Boosting Revenue With Change Orders

    Clearly, change orders are a vital piece of our business model, and they don’t just happen by accident. We lay the groundwork for changes by keeping clients happy and informed throughout the job process. Dissatisfied customers, we know, are unlikely to authorize additional work.

  • Setting Up a Storefront

    Setting up a storefront

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    Sealed crawlspace testing sheds new light on energy performance ; Advanta shuts down its credit cards; students win clean-energy prize for rice-husk insulation panels; more