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Are National Builders on the Horizon in Your Market? Chart a Course for the Blue Ocean

This is the third article in a three-part series on ways local, small volume home builders can compete more effectively with large, national builders. To read part one in the series, click this link Level the Playing Field: Take a Page from the National Builders’

Build More Efficiently with Greater Purchasing Power

This is the second article in a three-part series on ways local, small volume home builders can compete more effectively with large, national builders. To read part one in the series, click this link Level the Playing Field: Take a Page from the National Builders’

Level the Playing Field: Take a Page from the National Builders’ Efficiency Playbook

This is the first article in a three-part series on ways local, small volume home builders can compete more effectively with large, national builders. To read part two in the series, click this link Build More Efficiently with Greater Purchasing Power. Investors can get a

What the 55+ Home Buyer Is Looking For in New Home Construction

When exploring new construction business ideas keep the 55+ home buyer in mind. Investors are finding great opportunity for new home construction business ideas in the 55+ home building industry. As Baby Boomers start to retire, the market for 55+ housing is growing. Baby Boomers

Epcon Franchise Builders Capitalize on Favorable Market Trends

Epcon Communities’ floor plans in-line with what many new homebuyers are looking for. Many homeowners in the 55+ demographic have traditionally looked to downsize once their current home no longer meets their needs.  That movement has been gaining increasing traction in recent years, spurred by

Accessible home plans: Major buyer concern, big Epcon strength

Epcon’s ranch-style homes use open floor plans to anticipate buyers’ long-term needs. Brock Fankhauser, Principal of NewStyle Communities, an Epcon Franchise Builder, will tell you: Epcon homes have dozens of desirable features but one of the most sought-after for many is the accessibility that the

5 ways for small volume home builders to improve efficiency, reduce risk and improve cash flow

Strong sales and marketing systems and proven home floor plans among factors necessary for thriving residential home building business. Large production builders enjoy many advantages thanks to the sheer scale of their operations and the efficiencies developed through decades of experience and repetition of proven

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

Case Study: After 20 years as an Epcon Franchise Builder, Craig Crossley shares why he believes the future looks even more promising

In 2016 Epcon Communities Franchising, Inc. celebrates 30 years in homebuilding, and 20 years in the franchise homebuilding business. Craig Crossley is one of the original Franchise Builders and 20 years later he continues to build Epcon homes with no thought of slowing down any

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