Building Insider Magazine

March/April 2105

Volume XXXII, Issue 2

2015 Mar April Cover

Builder Profile

Web Jennifer CollinsworthCustomer-centered Building - Wayne Homes
pictured: Jennifer Collinsworth

Wayne Homes, a builder that offers on-your-lot custom home building, has re-invented the building process to make it flexible and buyer-oriented. Homeowners can infuse their own tastes into every square foot of their new home, choosing everything from the size of their kitchen to the style of their cabinetry. And the company’s one-of-a-kind systems make their custom homes more do-able and affordable.

Associate Profile

Web Jamie RossStrength & Beauty - LP Building Products
pictured: Jamie Ross

From durability to looks to budget — choosing the right home siding means finding an option that has all the best advantages. LP SmartSide, manufactured by LP Building Products, delivers a high level of performance, style, strength, workability and affordability.

Associate Profile

Web Bill LavelleConstruction Lending Expert - Bill Lavelle, First Federal Lending
pictured: Bill Lavelle

By offering a complete spectrum of construction loan products, including the newest ones available, and working seamlessly with builders and buyers, Bill Lavelle of First Federal Lending has become one of the most sought-after mortgage lenders in the country.


Presidents Pen 
Home Building in a Post-Recession World
by Mark Toot, Legacy Custom Homes & Renovations, 2015 BIA President

Legal Outlook 
Common Legal Zoning Myths and Areas of Continuing Confusion
by Tom Hart, Isaac, Wiles, Burkholders & Teetor, LLC

Government Affairs Update

Saving Solutions 
Save Significantly on Your Workers’ Compensation Premium

Understanding the Impact of Early Injury Reporting

Special Sections

BIA Home & CondoQuest Increases Site Traffic and Sales

Joint Industry Forecast to Focus on the Local Economy

Enter the MAME Awards to Boost Your Business

New vs. Used - 10 Reasons Home Buyers Prefer New

Committee Members Make Connections

Building Good Relationships with Real Estate Agents in Your Area

BIA Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

PWB Wins Two National Awards

Housing Markets Continue to Make Modest Gains

Recent Events

Exceptional Members Honored During 72nd Inaugural

SMC Holiday Lunch Draws Large Crowd

Member Toolbox

Design Details
Planning Your Curb Appeal
by Jim Wright

Marketing Minute
We Now Have the Attention Span of a Goldfish
by Sevell+Sevell

In Each Issue:

Mark Your Calendar

Membership Report

Member News

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