The Value of Information Flows in New Homes

What are device information flows and how can they be utilized by service providers and builders? John Galante, President of AE Ventures, facilitates a discussion on the topic with Jim Carroll, co-founder and CEO of Sendal, Joe Lautner, Principal at TecHome Advisors, Madison Saab, Channel Manager for alarm.com, Michael Werner, Founder of HomeX, and Brad...Continue reading

How Builders Can Use Feedback Tools to Improve Customer Experience

John Galante of AE Venture facilitates an exciting conversation about the benefits of feedback platforms and their ability to understand client needs and create a better customer experience. Presenters include Kristi Allen, Owner of WoodCastle Homes, Chris Hartley, Vice President of Sales at K. Hovnanian Homes, and Melissa Mormon, who is Chief Experience Officer at...Continue reading

Key Factors for Successful Vendor-Builder Collaboration

Anya Chrisanthon, Chief Brand Officer at Anewgo, facilitates an exciting conversation on having successful vendor-builder collaboration. Joining Anya are Melissa Morman, Chief Experience Officer at BDX , Steve Herbert, Director of Global Business Development at Samsung, Gena Kirk, VP of Studio Operations at KB Home, and Bret Jacob, Director of Builder Services at Nortek Control....Continue reading

How Digital Design Centers Improve Operations and Increase New Home Sales

John Galante of AE Venture leads an informative discussion about the value of digital design centers with platform designers from all across the industry. Presenters include George Papaioannou, Vice President of Sales at Alpha Vision, Melissa Mormon, Chief Experience Officer at BDX, Ryan Thorton, Co-Founder / COO, ECI – INSEARCH Interactive, Jeff Trapp, Executive Vice...

Model Homes to Finished Homes: Showing What Sells!

Judson Diehl, General Manager of Real Estate at Modsy, Jennifer Cooper, Fractional CMO at Evolution Marketing, and Sara Kilburn, CEO of The Mark Group, join Anya Chrisanthon, Chief Brand Officer at Anewgo, for an insightful presentation on the value of virtual presentation and showing what sells.

How to Assemble the Ultimate Homebuilding Team

This Executive Forum panel, sponsored by Avid Ratings, focuses on the key concepts behind housing transformation and the valuation implications for builders who pursue them. Joan Webb, Former CMO and advisor to The New Home Company, and John Galante of AE Ventures, host the discussion with panelists Keith Anderson of Keith Anderson Consulting, and Larry...Continue reading

Key Insights on the Benefits of Panelization and Prefabrication

On this Structures & Systems edition of the Housing Transformation Summit, Monica Wheaton, who is Director of Customer Success at ECI Software Solutions, facilitates a discussion on utilizing prefabricated components and panelization. Keith Anderson, President of On3 / Keith Anderson Consulting, and Ryan Leusch, Chief Technology Officer of S2A Modular, are the expert panelists in...Continue reading

How to Capitalize on Selling and Building Personalized Homes

In this Housing Transformation Summit presentation, experts in the field talk about how personalization can increase sales and homeowner satisfaction in every market. Anya Chrisanthon, Chief Brand Officer at Anewgo, facilitates the discussion. Panelists include Tiffany George, Division President of Builder Services & Design Centers at Christian Brothers Interiors, Nancy Giangeruso Principal/Owner of BCD-IT, and...Continue reading

The Solar Advantage: Generation, Storage, Distribution and Aesthetics

Dan Ross, VP of Sales at Savant Power, and JD Tofteland, Vice President of New Construction and Commercial at Infinity Energy, share insights and trends when it comes to adopting solar and battery components in the homebuilding industry. Nick Brown, President of Build Smart, facilitates the discussion and shares information about California’s energy mandate, according...Continue reading

The Role of Continuous Innovation in the Construction Process

How can home builders implement innovative solutions when it comes to employees, trade partners, and the products they use? Monica Wheaton, Director of Customer Success at ECI Software Solutions, facilitates a discussion on the topic with experts in the industry. Panelists include Joshua McMahon, Director of Construction at Schell Brothers, Ed Hauck, Senior Consultant at...Continue reading

Key Factors that Unlock Lifetime Value In New Homes

This Executive Forum panel, sponsored by HomeX, explores the opportunities, issues and approaches for builders to capitalize on the aftermarket lifetime value of new homes. Joan Webb, Former CMO and advisor to The New Home Company, and John Galante, President of AE Ventures, host the discussion with panelists Tim Costello, CEO of BDX, Ty Udell,...Continue reading

The Financial Tools That Enhance Sales Opportunities

This panel, sponsored by Dun Today, explores the financial and transactional collaborations that can enhance sales opportunities. Joan Webb, Former CMO and advisor to The New Home Company, and John Galante, President of AE Ventures, host the discussion with panelists Steve Rider, Builder Trade-In/Keller Williams; Travis Rulle, Chief Operating Officer, FBC Mortgage; and Jeff Trapp,...Continue reading

Trailblazer Builders and Vendor Innovators Share Tips for Success

In this edition of Executive Forum, Joan Webb, Former CMO and advisor to The New Home Company, and John Galante, President of AE Ventures, host a discussion with leaders in the homebuilding industry. Panelists include Richie Eubanks, President of Hughston Homes, Gena Kirk, Vice President of Corporate Studio at KB Home, and Mark Lamoureaux, President...Continue reading

Inside Shea Homes’ Customer Experience Transformation

In this presentation of the Housing Transformation Summit, Ken Peterson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Shea Homes, shares with John Galante, President of AE Ventures how his company has embraced new ways of thinking and implementing change. Travis Rulle, Chief Strategy Officer at FBC Mortgage, delivers the opening remarks. FBC specializes in residential...Continue reading

Save Time, Labor, and Money with Mono Slab® EZ Form

Amber and Lance Boyce, co-founders of Mono Slab® EZ Form, join the Housing Transformation Webcast to share information about their patented product, which allows builders to form, insulate, and back-fill all before pouring and placing concrete, removing several steps compared to the traditional forming and insulating process. It all started during the Great Recession (2007-2008),...Continue reading

The Move-In-Ready Fully Finished New Home with Modsy

Home finishes are often considered the final built-in touches of the home, like tile choice or countertops but can builders go further to streamline the new home experience for their buyers? Time to rethink the finished home! Modsy offers a highly customized virtual design for developers and builders who want to take their buyer’s experience...Continue reading

Customized That’s Simplified for Starter to Luxury Homes

Customizability is key with the new market of home buyers, but manageability is key for builders in order to offer a more personalized finished home. We talk about a wide range of products from HVAC to customized finished appliances across any style, space, and budget while simplifying the process so builders can focus on the...Continue reading

How Homebuilders Can Drive the Desire to Buy New!

40% of home buyers prefer new homes over used homes…so why is the new home building industry only capturing about 9% of home sales? We join Tiffany George, Division President of Builder Services & Design Centers at Christian Brothers to talk about how homebuilders can become new home retailers driving the buyer’s desire to buy...Continue reading

Innovation and Personalization for the New Home Buyer with KB Home

Home personalization is key for many buyers and especially as they make the biggest purchasing decision of their lives–a new home! KB Home has positioned itself as a leader in understanding this need. The company focuses on innovative design, personalization, affordability, and supplier partnerships to offer curated choices to their buyers–making their new homes uniquely...Continue reading

New Home Retailing with Fulton Homes

With deep roots in retailing, family-owned Fulton Homes has been doing homebuilding differently in the greater Phoenix area for more than 40 years. Their design center and options selling system is widely regarded as one of the best, if not the very best in the nation. We visited with Dennis Webb, an executive visionary who...Continue reading

Delivering Personalized Homes on a Schedule with Hughston Homes

Hughston Homes is a fast-growing Southeast region builder serving Georgia, Alabama, and Tennesse that prides itself on providing the best possible buying, building, and homeownership experience. Years of experience, modern technology, and streamlined systems allow them to deliver personalized homes on a schedule. We spent some time getting inside of Hughston’s approach and systems with...Continue reading

Creating Knowledgeable, Skilled Labor Teams with AI

Shortage on skilled labor? Team not ready for new codes? Delays in new product roll outs? New AI can help by putting a knowledgeable expert field trainer right in your team’s pocket! We chat with Keith Anderson, President of On3, about this new Field Learning Platform and how it’s helping construction teams build better, faster,...Continue reading