December 2003 Table of Contents

Remodelers benefit from second-generation: Worked for people who will pass along the wealth

Remodelers in markets attractive to both middle-aged and older home buyers, or markets now affordable to affluent home buyers with children, report that second-generation customers are easy referrals. "We're now into the second generation of 10 or 12 customers," says Tim Moore of Keating-Moore Construction, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. "This has been a great source of business for us." Read more

Pros and cons of commercial construction market Pros and cons of commercial construction market

Remodelers need to consider the pros and cons of commercial construction before pursuing the market. Read more

Redeeming a craftsman-style bungalow Redeeming a craftsman-style bungalow

In a race against the calendar, Utah contractor Merlin Taylor set out to resurrect a Craftsman bungalow.Merlin Taylor found out about the house on Valley View Ave. through his wife, Joan, a real estate broker. Having succeeded in getting the house on the National Register, Taylor's tax credit came to just over $51,000. Read more

Commercial Remodeling Commercial Remodeling

About 86% of respondents remodel commercial projects, with the top three projects being offices, retail, and health care locations. What is the biggest difference between the commercial and residential work that your company performs? Read more

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