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    How Green Building Impacts Homeowner's Insurance

    As a builder, developer or investor, you already know the importance of having the proper insurance coverage on a project. You may even already know the ins and outs of how to insure green..

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    The Benefits of Using Prefabrication Techniques

    Prefabrication techniques have been used in commercial construction for a long time and are becoming increasingly more common in residential construction as well. Technology has also made..

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    Top 5 Building Information Modeling Software Solutions

    Building information modeling software is an up and coming technology trend in the world of construction. Although it’s likely to be more than a trend going forward, it’s something we should see..

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    Semi-Custom and Production Building: A Comparison

    Previously, we discussed custom vs. semi-custom building. Some of it seems self-explanatory, some not as much. Now we focus on semi-custom and production building. These two types of builds are very..

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    Online Marketing Strategies in Real Estate

    Marketing your investment properties, new builds, developments and other projects plays a key role in your ability to sell or rent these properties. People can’t buy or rent them if they don’t know..

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    Offline Marketing Strategies in Real Estate

    While the vast majority of the world uses the internet on a consistent basis, there are still those who choose not to use it or to use it on a limited basis. Marketing tactics for real estate..

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    The Construction Industry is a Great Career Path

    In the last several years, residential construction has been booming, with gleaming condos springing up in cities across North America and single family homes cropping up in subdivisions throughout..

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    Marketing 101: Attracting Buyers to New Developments

    Marketing and selling a new development is a little different from selling an older home, and typically attracts a different buyer as well. Marketing an older home already comes with the advantages..

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    Pros & Cons of Purchasing Undeveloped Land

    When it comes to real estate investing, many investors choose to purchase existing properties as income generators, be they single family homes or multi-unit dwellings. Alternatively, they may..

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    Breaking Into Residential Real Estate Investment

    If you’re thinking about getting into real estate investment but don’t know where to begin, or aren’t sure how risky it could be, there are some basic tenets to follow that many seasoned investors..

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    Real Estate Professionals: Know the Difference

    Real estate investors spend a lot of their time liaising with real estate agents, brokers, and Realtors. While these professions have a lot of similarities regarding education, skills, and day to day..

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    Energy Efficiency Best Practices in Construction

    Many builders, investors and construction firms are looking for ways to reduce their environmental impact with green construction. This process not only saves money (once implemented) but may also..

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