Florida Home Builder Spotlight – August 2016

With Florida housing starts on a high in August, here’s a look at the builders leading new residential construction for the month. Readers who have been following the HBW Blog are already aware of the fact that housing starts in … Continue reading


Texas housing starts saw a month-over-month increase of 19% in August.  Here is a look at the home builders that were leading new residential construction in the Lone Star State. As reported in the most recent Texas HBW report (Texas … Continue reading

10 Tips for Home Builders on YouTube

Anyone can create a YouTube Channel, but it takes a little extra effort to make it more than just a repository for video content. In previous posts, we have explored ways for improving video marketing and how to maximize exposure through … Continue reading

Florida Swimming Pool Construction Report – August 2016

With a month-over-month increase of 37% in swimming pool construction, Florida had more than 2,100 swimming pool starts in August. From a monthly perspective, things are looking up in Florida on the swimming pool front.   Last month, there were 2,124 … Continue reading

Florida Housing Starts on a High in August

New residential construction has been steady through the summer months with the exception of August, as there was a month-over-month uptick of 27%. In August, new residential construction was on a high in the Sunshine State, the highest since the start … Continue reading

HBW Report: Texas Residential Construction – August 2016

HBW has more than 6,100 new residential construction permits on file for Texas in August, and Houston held its lead for the most housing starts for the month. Last month, the Texas metro areas of Houston, Dallas, Austin and San … Continue reading

5 Tips for Instagram Video Success

The power of video in marketing is undeniable, and when using Instagram, there are a few ways to increase the likelihood of getting noticed. If you are already using Instagram, you have probably experienced the ease of use when sharing … Continue reading

Cashing In on Home Builder Rebates

If you are not using manufacturers’ rebate programs, you may be leaving hard-earned money on the table. Working with manufacturers is a given when you are in the construction industry.  We often create long-lasting relationships with the companies that produce … Continue reading