June 2013 Table of Contents

Feature
Petro Gains Have This Texas Town Poised for Big Housing Growth Boom Town Petro Gains Have This Texas Town Poised for Big Housing Growth

A west Texas oil and gas boom causes residential construction to thrive, but how do dealers manage the roller-coaster on the way up and prepare for the trip back down? Read more

A "Silver Tsunami" Is Changing the Way Builders Approach Home Design A "Silver Tsunami" Is Changing the Way Builders Approach Home Design

As the baby boom generation heads into retirement, a movement called Universal Design is reshaping the way homes are designed. Read more

Prowatch
Tips for Building a Better Website ProWatch Tips for Building a Better Website

Before they enter your showroom, most customers have already checked out your website. An effective web strategy will bring them to your doors. Read more

Dealers Turn to Interactive Whiteboards ProWatch Dealers Turn to Interactive Whiteboards

The opportunity for cross-platform collaboration is putting more of these high-tech surfaces in lumberyards. Should your team use one? Read more

Yard Notables
'Good Wood' Rocks Yard Notables 'Good Wood' Rocks
Top 10 builders increase market share in 2012 Top 10 builders increase market share in 2012

The Top 10 builders gobbled up more than half of all home closing in nearly two-thirds of the 50 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas in a 2012 ranking. Read more

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