homebuilding trends

Sustainability Update: Why Going Green is Smarter Than Ever

By Elaine Raffel / April 22, 2020 / 1 Comment

For New Leaf Custom Home founder Scott Powell, inspiration comes from clients wanting to know more about sustainability.

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Tesla Solar Roofs Releases Pricing and You’re Going to Be Amazed

By Leah Shafer / May 17, 2017 / 13 Comments

If you’ve assumed Tesla Solar roofs would be priced sky high, prepare to be amazed. The company opened up ordering last week and they priced, on average, at $21.85 per square foot. That’s less than the cost of a regular roof, taking into consideration the energy savings over a 30-year period. These roofs aren’t 100 percent solar tiles — […]

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Dallas Builders Association Hosts State of The Industry Summit April 13

By Joanna England / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

The economic climate in Dallas and in the nation has shone a light on the challenges our region faces: labor shortages, tight housing supply, and steadily increasing home prices. What does the future look like considering the conditions today? Find out that and more during the Dallas Builders Association “State of the Industry” Summit from […]

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The Humble Ranch Style Home Is Named Quintessentially American Housing Style

By Leah Shafer / October 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

What is the quintessential American home? That’s a question that can creates a hot debate. Is it the Colonial beauties on the East Coast, or the classic traditional? How about a Cape Cod? A recent Realtor.com study points to another style that is the most popular in 29 of the 50 states: the ranch style home. “The ranch style […]

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