Why New Home Construction Costs Are Rising

For home builders, construction costs continue to rise. Here’s what’s causing the increases and what builders can do to help mitigate lost revenue

One of the biggest ongoing concerns for home builders is the rise of construction costs in new home construction that impact their hard-earned businesses.

The Elimination of DPAD: What Home Builders Need to Know

The domestic production activities deduction (DPAD) was eliminated in 2018 by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but you may still be able to claim it on previous tax years 2016 and 2017 via an amended return

The new tax law, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), was signed by President Trump in late 2017 and went into effect at the beginning of 2018. The TCJA made many changes to tax law, including an expansion of the standard deduction and child tax credit, and removal of credits like moving expenses.

Aging in Place: How Home Builders Can Accommodate the Elderly

Why should home builders focus on addressing the needs of aging populations?

More people want to age in place and stay in their homes. Learn how to rethink structures by addressing accessibility needs. Research from Harvard’s Joint Center shows that one in three homeowners in the U.S. is over the age of 65. Of this number, which is made up of over 25 million households, 44 percent require accessibility updates in their homes to continue living there.

Is Smart Home Technology Worth Incorporating into Your Next Build?

Home builders can take advantage of Smart Homes by incorporating tech into their building projects

Smart home devices are becoming more and more common. The advance of the Internet of Things (IoT) creates the desire for pretty much everything to be integrated into the digital sphere in some capacity.