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Category: ACCOUNTING & ESTIMATING
Accounting and Financial Management for Residential Construction, Fifth Edition by Emma Shinn
Take control of your finances with this solid resource for builders, remodelers, developers, and contractors that provides detailed information on how an accounting system operates and…
Estimating with Microsoft® Excel, 3rd Edition by Jay Christofferson
Creating estimates just got a little easier as the author details how you can save money and time by using Microsoft® Excel 2007 to develop estimates that are reliable enough for your most important management decisions. You’ll learn essential skills for programming basic formulas to….
Financial Forecasting in Microsoft® Excel by Jeffrey Kenneth Prager
In order to expand your business, you will need capital. This book takes your step-by-step through creating financial forecasts with Microsoft® Excel 2010 so you can assess project feasibility, fund company cash needs, determine financial feasibility…
Category: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Home Builder Contracts & Construction Management Forms, 2nd Edition by NAHB Business Management & Information Technology
Nearly 100 of the most useful business forms and contracts for builders from successful builders across the country. Includes sales and marketing forms, contracts and agreements, trade contractor specifications and…
Managing Your Business with 7 Key Numbers by Jeffrey Kenneth Prager and Scott Stroud
Many builders and contractors struggle to get a clear picture of where their business is at the moment and where it’s headed financially. This book will help you see where you stand every day, with every job, by monitoring just 7 Key Numbers that drive all profits and cash flow, including number of leads, sales conversion rate, and…
The Cost of Doing Business Study, 2016 Edition by National Association of Home Builders
Profits are increasing across the nation. Are yours?
NAHB’s economics and business management experts collected and analyzed financial statements for fiscal year 2014 from builders across the country…
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Category: CODES & REGULATIONS
2012 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes by NAHB and ICC
A portable companion to the 2012 International Residential Code, this quick reference discusses the impact of 2012 code changes to ventilation requirements, wall construction, duct sealing, and other areas…
2015 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes by NAHB & ICC
Answers to common code questions at your fingertips.
This handy jobsite tool will become as indispensable to you as your cell phone, tape measure, and level. This pocket-friendly companion to the International Residential Code discusses the impact of 2015 code changes to common walls separating townhouses, remodeling of an existing basement, and more…
2015 International Residential Code: For One-and-Two Family Dwellings by ICC
The 2015 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (IRC) offers the most current and innovative set of regulations for residential construction. This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code…
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Category: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
Basic Construction Management: The Superintendent’s Job, Fifth Edition by Leon Rogers
Learn the essentials of managing projects well and within budget, from scheduling and jobsite safety to quality and customer service in Basic Construction Management. This resource guides you step-by-step from construction planning through…
Residential Construction Performance Guidelines, Contractor Reference, Fifth Edition by NAHB
Deliver high-performance homes and protect your bottom line
Residential Construction Performance Guidelines is the most widely used recommendation by the home building and remodeling industry on how homes should perform during the warranty period…
Residential Construction Performance Guidelines, Consumer Reference, Fifth Edition by NAHB
The Consumer Reference makes it easy to provide a copy of the guidelines to every customer. Sold in affordable packs of 10, this reference is a great addition to your warranty claims process and…
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Category: CUSTOMER SERVICE
Beyond Warranty: Building Your Referral Business by Carol Smith
Whether your goal is to establish first-class warranty service or to go beyond warranty service with maintenance menus, educational programs, and social events, this book will teach you how to
· Align buyer’s expectations with the service they receive
· Create a limited warranty document…
Home Maintenance Made Easy: What To Do, When To Do It, When To Call For Help by NAHB
This is the ideal resource that home owners will really appreciate. It’s perfect for you to give to your customers. Homeowners get pages and pages of tips on maintenance to keep their new home performing at its peak. Home Maintenance Made Easy provides a sensible approach to regular home maintenance and great tips from the experts…
Your New Home And How To Take Care Of It by NAHB
Give your customers invaluable, well-presented tips on maintenance to help keep their homes performing like new. Includes useful checklists and a detailed log for home maintenance—the key to on going home owner satisfaction and critically important to your warranty program. Guaranteed to be one of the most welcomed handouts at closing. Sold in packs of 10.
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Category: ECONOMICS/MARKET RESEARCH
2014 Single-Family Builder Compensation Study by
NAHB Economics and Policy Housing Group
The 2014 Single-Family Builder Compensation Survey was conducted in July 2014 by the NAHB Housing Policy and Economics Group. Data on compensation and benefits were collected for 39 common positions at single-family home building companies.
Home Buyer Preferences: Age, Income and other Factors by NAHB Economics and Policy Housing Group
This study provides insights into buyers’ preferences for home type and size, room layout, kitchen and baths, windows and doors, accessibility and outdoor features, and trade-offs buyers are willing to make…
Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers by NAHB
How They Compare to Other Home Buyers is the latest study in NAHB’s long history of tracking the evolution of home buyer preferences. How do various designs and features influence the home purchase decision? What influence do life events and people have on the decision to move to another home?
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Category: GREEN BUILDING
What Green Means To Home Buyers: Perceptions & Preferences by NAHB
What home and community features influence consumers when they are considering buying a home? Energy efficient or high efficiency: Which description resonates more with home buyers?
Typical home buyers often don’t understand the language building professionals use to…
Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices for a Better Home by Marla Esser Cloos
Living Green Effortlessly gives you simple steps that can save money now, increase your home’s value, and make your home healthier for you, your family—and the environment.
ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard™ by ICC, ASHRAE, & NAHB
A collaborative effort between the ICC, ASHRAE and NAHB, NGBS outlines a variety of green practices that can be incorporated into new homes and multifamily buildings as well as hotels, dormitories and land development.….
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Remodelers’ Cost of Doing Business, 2017 Edition by NAHB Remodelers
Have you ever wondered what other residential remodelers like you are earning? Or more importantly, how much you should be making in your remodeling business? The Remodelers’ Cost of Doing Business Study, 2017 Edition provides you with the benchmarks you need to compare your business to remodeling firms like yours, as well as with the industry as a whole.
The Paper Trail: Systems and Forms for a Well-Run Remodeling Company, Second Edition by William Asdal and Wendy Jordan
This book shows you how to use proven management systems to run a successful remodeling company. An included CD contains90+ essential forms and documents that you can customize to suit your business needs. The documents cover critical areas such as estimating, production, customer communication…
Warranties for Builders and Remodelers, 2nd Edition by David Crump, Jr., David S. Jaffee, & Felicia Watson
Profit from the legal wisdom of the National Association of Home Builders staff attorneys! The authors provide new information about warranties based on research for NAHB members on hundreds of warranty issues. The second edition of Warranties for Builders and Remodelers helps inform and…
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NAHB-OSHA Trenching & Excavation Safety Handbook, English-Spanish by NAHB Labor, Safety, & Health Services
Safety is the soundest investment you can make in your home building business.
Use this practical guide to understand how to develop and implement a total loss-control safety program. In addition to the clear presentation of OSHA standards, this invaluable resource-
• Provides an overview of jobsite safety and…
Jobsite Safety Handbook, Third Edition, English-Spanish by NAHB Labor, Safety & Health Services
This easy-to-use handbook contains the complete English and Spanish text side-by-side to facilitate straightforward communication. It provides an overview of the key safety issues residential builders and workers need to focus on to reduce accidents and injuries. The third edition includes updated information on fall protection….
NAHB Scaffold Safety Handbook, English-Spanish by NAHB Labor, Safety, & Health Services
Scaffold-related accidents result in injuries and deaths and continue to occur despite updated standards from OSHA. Make sure your employees are safe and comply with these standards by providing this illustrated English-Spanish handbook. Includes clear explanations and…
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Category: SALES & MARKETING
Internet Marketing: The Key to Increased Home Sales by Mitch Levinson, MIRM, CSP
Learn the essentials of Internet marketing from industry expert Mitch Levinson. His book explains step-by-step how to get more quality website traffic, convert it to sales center visits, and provide the right information to home buyers online. This informative resource includes strategies for how to compete online and…
Sales & Marketing Checklists for Profit-Driven Home Builders, 3rd Edition by Jan Mitchell
This popular book covers the major steps involved in successful new home sales. Learn the ins and outs of the comprehensive contract, the move-in, warranty service, referrals, and a great close. Sales & Marketing Checklists includes a new chapter on using social media in your marketing, a more extensive chapter on multicultural sales, and online access to all checklists included in the book…
Social Media 3.0: It’s Easier Than You Think by Carol L. Morgan, CAPS, CSP, MIRM
This in-depth thorough resource helps you construct a comprehensive long-term social media strategy on any budget. The updated edition includes even more practical ideas, offers more examples from real businesses, and shows you how to work smarter, not harder, by using social media…