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Sierra Pacific Mortgage Launches Builder Division
Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc., one of the nation's top private independent mortgage lenders serving Retail, Wholesale and Correspondent channels, has announced the company's launch of their new Builder Division which will be focused on providing mortgage services for homebuilders, across the nation. Sierra Pacific has been serving homebuilders for more than 30-years.(Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:29:16 GMT)

Home-builder family launches anew
A family team known for launching and selling home-construction companies is rolling out its newest venture, Hanover Family Builders, with nine communities in Osceola and Lake counties. Even as Central Florida's pool of home builders shrinks with consolidations, such as the recent merger of Lennar Homes and CalAtlantic Homes, the three brothers launching Hanover plan 1,000 houses in the Orlando region during the next two years.(Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:23:30 GMT)

Gingerbread homebuilding tips
PVC has its place in new home construction, but don't even think about using that stuff to prop up a gingerbread house. So says Roland Mesnier, who worked as White House pastry chef for 26 years.(Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:08:05 GMT)

Karp Associates wins four HOBI awards
New Canaan: Karp Associates is the winner of four Home Building Industry awards. They were given to Arnold Karp, Paul Stone and Robin Carroll, along with Karp Associates staff, on Nov. 15 at the 2017 Home Builders and Remodelers Association of CT Home Building Industry Awards Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington.(Sat, 09 Dec 2017 06:08:10 GMT)

Deck the gingerbread halls with gumdrops and candy canes
If your home-building supplies consist of an offset spatula, kitchen mixer and load-bearing pretzels, it can only mean one thing.(Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:12:25 GMT)

How Long Does It Take to Build a House?
Before you invest in that spacious lot to build your dream home on, you probably want the answer to this question: "How long does it take to build a house?" How long does it take to build a house? It's a question often posed by people looking to buy an idyllic piece of land so they can construct their dream home from the ground up. If this describes your current housing sitch, you've come to the right place! So before you invest in that spacious lot with stunning views and mature trees, it's wise to consider the time it'll actually take to build the place you'll be living in.(Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:38:33 GMT)

Report: Romania, top country of origin for UK home building workforce
Romania is the most prominent foreign, individual country represented in the UK home building workforce, according to a recent census of the country's Home Builders Federation . Romanian nationals made up 7.29% of the surveyed home building workforce.(Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:56:14 GMT)

Extruder makers hopeful for strong 2018
KraussMaffei Group CEO Hans Ulrich Golz at Fakuma. The U.S. operations in Florence, Ky., reported an upswing in the market for replacement equipment in 2017.(Tue, 05 Dec 2017 18:49:32 GMT)