By Steve Peck, Project Consultant, Land Acquisition at Epcon Franchising Developing land is a way for home builders to expand their business. Land demand is at an all-time high and with the effect that has on future production for all builders, it’s critical to be
By Rob Krohn, VP of Marketing at Epcon Communities & Epcon Franchising Many home builders don’t think twice when it comes to spending money to build a model home or employing outside architectural services. They know these types of expenditures are essential to helping them
By Dominique Main, Business Development Director at Epcon Franchising Many smaller volume home builders build a few homes per year on individual lots and often sell those homes through word-of-mouth. These builders may drive by a larger community of homes and wonder how to grow
By Paul Hanson, President of Epcon Franchising Many business owners today tend to think in the short-term, and 2020 caught them completely off-guard. Those that have spent their time focused on long-term growth, however, were not as rocked by the challenges this year has brought.
By Jad Buckman, Business Development Director at Epcon Franchising The market dynamics within lending are complex, and even more so in our current economic climate. The unique challenges presented to the world recently have had a substantial impact on commercial real estate portfolios in the
By Paul Hanson, President of Epcon Franchising Residential construction has been facing a labor shortage since well before 2020. In fact, the industry has faced a shortage of between 250,000-400,000 jobs month over month since the Great Recession. That represents a significant skilled labor gap.
By Paul Hanson, President of Epcon Franchising Despite the financial curveballs 2020 has thrown, demand for housing is strong. According to the National Association of Home Builders, new home sales were up over 3% in the first half of 2020 compared with the same time
Builders across the country have found that franchising provides a roadmap to solve the challenges that come with building and managing a quality assurance (QA) program. Quality homebuilding franchises supply franchisees with a complete, field-tested QA system, along with multiple support options to help them