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Go Where the Buyers Are

The demand for apartments is decreasing while that for single-story, single-family homes is on the upswing. What does that mean for residential builders and investors? Apartment construction has been a major driver of growth in the housing sector, but recent data suggests the market for apartments might be slowing down with single-family housing borrowing some of that steam.

Epcon Communities ‘Freedom Tour’ raises money for veterans

Partnership with Columbus Honor Flight raises money for veterans while promoting low-maintenance aspect of Epcon homes. Emphasizing the easy living component of its ranch-style homes, Epcon Communities launched its second annual “Freedom Tour” marketing campaign with a series of television ads and postcards encouraging a

The Changing Face of the Active Adult Buyer

Epcon Franchise Builders are well-equipped to meet the evolving needs of the 55+ home buyer. Sixty-two. That’s the average retirement age for women in the United States. The number is only slightly higher for men. Now digest those indicators with 78.8, the average life expectancy in the United States, which has been steadily climbing for years.

Homebuilding trends: The Return of the Ranch

One-story living is becoming increasingly popular and Epcon Franchise Builders are poised to capitalize on this demand. It’s not just fashion trends that come and go — home styles do, too. In the boom times after World War II, a sprawling ranch style home became the epitome of contemporary cool. Here’s a look at the return of the ranch.

Epcon plans for expansion in 2016, through mix of corporate and Franchise Builder communities

Pre-sales events and desirable ranch-style homes galvanize growth across wide swath of states Epcon, the 38th-largest home builder in the U.S. (Builder Magazine, May 2015) and the 19th-largest privately owned homebuilding company in the country, is expanding briskly in 2016 both through home sales in newly

Epcon Communities Franchising Announces New Duplex and Triplex Model Floor Plans for Builders

Attached homes in five different floor plans offer greater diversity and options to the Epcon product mix Epcon Communities Franchising, the 38th-largest home builder in the U.S. (Builder Magazine, May 2015) and the 19th-largest privately owned homebuilding company in the country, announces a new set

Infographic: Four Reasons To Invest In 55+ Housing In the U.S.

How high demand and low supply make now a perfect time to invest in 55+ housing, a thriving demographic segment. Think residential housing and the images that come up most readily are single-family starter homes, large McMansions or apartments. Most noticeable is the paucity of homes that

Epcon Communities Franchising Unveils New American Porch Collection Floor Plans

New Series Builds on Popular Palazzo, Portico and Promenade Floor Plans Epcon Communities Franchising, the 38th-largest home builder in the U.S. (Builder Magazine, May 2015) and the 19th-largest privately owned homebuilding company in the country, has launched its latest product offerings, the American Porch Collection, which

Epcon Franchise Builders Head to Columbus to Learn from Housing Experts, Share Business Strategies

Epcon Celebrates 30 Years of homebuilding, 20 Years of Franchising, and Unveil New American Porch Collection Home Models Epcon Franchise Builders came from all across the country to gather for the Epcon National Conference February 8-10 in Columbus, Ohio. The three-day event enabled Epcon Franchise

Epcon honors outstanding home builders, sales specialists at national conference

Epcon Communities celebrated a milestone year by hosting its 2016 National Franchise Builders Conference on February 8-10 in Columbus Ohio, where founders Ed Bacome and Phil Fankhauser started it all. Epcon marked its 30th anniversary in the residential housing market and 20th anniversary in franchising