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  • Call for Entries: 2017 REX/T-REX Awards

    Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in:
    • Remodelers Council
    • Builders
    On behalf of this year’s Remodeling Excellence Awards (REX/T-REX) Committee, we invite you to participate in the 2017 REX/T-REX Awards. As always, this celebratory annual event is an opportunity to appreciate your craftsmanship and superior remodeling expertise.
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  • Housing starts in December made 2016 the best year since 2007

    Posted on Jan 24, 2017 in:
    • Builders
    “Housing starts increased in December, but much of the increase was due to a mild recovery from November’s large drop. Despite the modest bump, housing starts in 2016 were the best since 2007 and represents promising growth for the sector in 2017.”
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  • The Dunn Lumber Podcast: How to Protect Yourself From Liability When Hiring Trade Contractors

    Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in:
    • Podcast
    • Builders
    Listen: The Dunn Lumber Podcast: How to Protect Yourself From Liability When Hiring Trade Contractors, recorded live March 17 at the Master Builders Association Remodelers Council Dinner. Scott Hildebrand, residential law specialist, presents his list of the top 10 things NOT to do when hiring the tradespeople who are essential to your professional success.
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  • The Dunn Lumber Podcast: Document, Document, Document

    Posted on Dec 16, 2016 in:
    • Builders
    • Podcast
    Listen: The Dunn Lumber Podcast: Document, Document, Document, recorded live September 29 at the Master Builders Association Remodelers Council Dinner. Shelli Lucus-Kennedy tells us how to lower insurance rates and decrease liability using firsthand experience and real-world examples.
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  • Choosing a Builder

    Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in:
    • Builders
    The quality of a new home is largely determined by the skill of the building professional that constructs it. Shop for a builder as carefully as you shop for the features of a home.
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