Category: Building Industry Information

IBSx: Remodeling and building trends for 2021

While we all would have loved to have been in Orlando for this year’s International Builders Show, the pandemic changed those plans like it has so many others. So instead, we joined the industry for the first-ever IBSx virtual show. Last week, we shared some of the outlook for 2021 for the industry from some […]

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IBSx: 2021 looks good for remodeling

It was a decidedly different feel to this year’s International Builders Show and Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. Instead of heading to sunny Orlando, the RT Marketing team joined the rest of the industry at our computer screens to find the latest in products and industry trends. The show floor experience ended up being a […]

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Smart Home Features Homeowners Want

In last week’s post, we talked about some of the most important trends shaping home building and remodeling in 2021. COVID has accelerated many of the changes in the housing industry and the adoption of smart home features is another one of those, recent research shows. Homeowners are looking for more automation and technology to […]

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Marketing to 2021 Home Trends

2020 changed the way we lived and worked, as we all experienced a major shift in our day-to-day lives. It’s not surprising that homeowners are looking for their homes to adapt with the changing times. Our marketing needs to change, too. Remodelers and builders need to make sure they are marketing to the current desires […]

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Capitalizing on the Second-Home Boom

One significant effect of this year’s coronavirus pandemic has been a booming market in vacation homes. While many households are struggling financially, there are also many that are taking the opportunity to find second homes away from larger metro areas. For remodelers in more remote or popular vacation areas, this represents a great opportunity. Demand […]

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How 2020 has changed building and remodeling

2020 has been a year that none of us expected. From distance learning to work at home to social distancing and retail closures, we’ve all had to learn a new way to live and do business. Not surprisingly, early research is showing the coronavirus is also shifting what people want from their homes. As people […]

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