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September 2, 2016
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Tarion new home warranty program hides builder deficiencies: Report

The Cunningham report comes down pretty hard on Tarion for failing to disclose all builder screw-ups » Read More

Before the studs go up: 10 things for clients to consider

A little forethought now means a better house for years » Read More

McMansions and Monster Homes are poor investments: U.S. study

Over-sized homes are subject to scorn and ridicule, plus questionable economics » Read More
 
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BC contractor explains why you should build with ICFs

Frequent Canadian Contractor contributor Bill McCance, a general contractor on Mayne Island, BC, urges other contractors to switch to ICFs over wood-frame construction » Read More

Negotiating: Beware of “giveaway creep”

"I thought I had a sweet deal with the client. So sweet, that I started to give it all back." » Read More

How do you know when it’s time to quit?

"Listen to your gut," says T. Paul Thomas, entrepreneur and business professor at Northern Arizona University. » Read More