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Privacy: What Home Buyers Want

A recent survey by John Burns Real Estate Consulting revealed that many homeowners are concerned about a lack of privacy, both inside and outside of their homes.

Mikaela Sharp and Jenni Lantz of the New Home Trends Institute point out some of the biggest privacy pain points for homeowners and how new homes can address them. 

This Week's Segments

SGC Horizon Group Director - Principal Tony…

SGC Horizon Group Director - Principal Tony Mancini provides a glimpse of this week's segments, a double-dose of design trends from award-winning homes and cool kitchens and baths!

Tricia Zach from NKBA reveals the hottest kitchen…

Tricia Zach from NKBA reveals the hottest kitchen and bath trends residential pros should know for 2021.

David H. O'Sullivan, AIA, president of O'Sullivan…

David H. O'Sullivan, AIA, president of O'Sullivan Architects and the chair of 2020 Best in American Living Awards (BALA), reveals the design trends that stood out from this year's entries

... and how they might apply to your new and remodeled homes going forward!

Simple-yet-sophisticated, zero-threshold showers…

Simple-yet-sophisticated, zero-threshold showers are a perfect example of how aesthetically pleasing accessible design can be when done right.

Here are three curbless showers by three different remodelers that have knocked it out of the park in under three minutes.

Get a jump on Halloween with a litany of scary,…

Get a jump on Halloween with a litany of scary, crazy, and occasionally humorous job site fails, from accidents waiting to head-scratching finishes ... and a black cat story you won't want to miss

This week's episode of The Weekly features how…

This week's episode of The Weekly features how one remodeler built a simple teleprompter for his own video production, changing attitudes toward off-site construction, and the reason why Thrive Home Builders is committed to delivering net-zero, healthy, and market-savvy new homes in a highly competitive production environment.

With the pandemic and key housing issues pushed…

With the pandemic and key housing issues pushed to the forefront, some builders are changing their opinions and attitudes about off-site construction methods, including 3D printed homes.

What will it take for builders to adopt more off-site construction methods? What could it mean for the industry? And does 3D printing really stand a chance? Watch and find out!

Learn how one remodeler built a simple…

Learn how one remodeler built a simple teleprompter for his own video production. Using instructions from Youtube and a little creativity, Chris Black made a system that works anywhere.

Find out why Thrive Home Builders is committed to…

Find out why Thrive Home Builders is committed to delivering net-zero, healthy, and market-savvy new homes in a highly competitive production environment.

The answers might surprise you ... and maybe inspire you!

SGC Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini…

SGC Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini highlights this week's Weekly episode, from a profitable culture-driven home builder and the future of Facebook as an effective marketing platform to why "free" can be a four-letter word.

Rebecca McAdoo, division president of Fresh Paint…

Rebecca McAdoo, division president of Fresh Paint by Garman Homes in Cary, North Carolina, discusses leadership and adhering to basic principles of kindness and respect as part of her company's profitability.

Should builders continue to market homes for sale…

Should builders continue to market homes for sale on Facebook? And, if we are nearly sold out of inventory and lots for 2020, what should we talk about to maintain a presence until we can find more land and start new inventory homes?

 

Michael Anschel, president of Otogawa-Anschel…

Michael Anschel, president of Otogawa-Anschel Design + Build), discusses his recently published opinion piece on ProRemodeler.com titled "Free Is A 4-Letter Word."

The piece addresses the issue of deceptive business practices in the form of offering "free" whatever and "fees credited back," especially as the two relates to "design services"—which Anschel says are often a bastardization of the word "design."

Tony gives us an overview of what to expect from…

Tony gives us an overview of what to expect from the newest segment of The Weekly, along with a round-up of some national news.

Keep up with the latest tech with these…

Keep up with the latest tech with these innovative remodeling and home improvement products. Pro Remodeler's associate editor Annie Cebulski introduces three new products: t

  • EdgexMetal Clips from Camo
  • PaintLine's Portable Jobsite Spray Booth
  • Pelican's EZ-Click MOLLE Panel System.