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Home Building Hero discusses the latest new home designs, styles, Industry trends, how to's and tips for building an amazing new home. No matter if you are in the market for a home or in the industry you will get a ton of knowledge from this podcast. Top 10 Home Building Podcasts 165,000+ Downloads. Become the hero in your new home by listening to industry leader and award winning home builder David Belman, President of Belman Homes.

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Must do's when building a new home
If you are planning on building a new home we go over the 8 Must Do's when building your next home.  These are things we think are vital to making sure you have a successful build.  This part one of a two part episode.  (Part 2 Don'ts of Building a Home) We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
14:47
May 5, 2021
Customers Flocking to Non-Traditional Lots
With lot costs at an all-time high consumers are looking elsewhere to build.  Many are considering in-fill lots or larger parcels and spending the additional dollars on them as the gap has closed between new lots and large tracts of land.  Learn more about it on this episode. We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
10:28
April 30, 2021
2021 Home Ventillation Trends and Innovations
Innovation in the building industry is everywhere including home ventilation.   Covid-19 has shown us that air quality is paramount in your new home so we brought in Patrick Neilson Global Technology Product Manager for Broad-Nutone to talk all about it.   We learn some great new products for your home to help with Covid-19, talk about bluetooth and smart home technology that integrates with your ventilation systems and he introduces a new product called "Overture" you are not going to want to miss this episode! www.broan-nutone.com We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
29:43
April 26, 2021
All about fiber cement siding with Trevor Hubbs of James Hardie
Learn all about James Hardie the leader in fiber cement siding from their Field and project manager Trevor Hubbs.  Did you know James Hardie Invests 20 million dollars annually in research and development to create the best weather controlled products?   Learn how it's made, why it's a great choice for your home, and even some super secret tips on how they tailor make their product. Aspyer Collection: https://www.aspyredesign.com/ James Hardie Website:  https://www.jameshardie.com/?loc=refresh James Hardie Colors:  https://www.jameshardie.com/color-and-design/myhardiehome James Hardie Youtube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpS6zhsLhmc We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out  www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
23:08
April 19, 2021
Key mistakes builders and contractors make with Dominic Rubino
Builders and Contractors make mistakes.  Many times the same ones, over and over!  We talk about a few of them with Canadian Author, Podcaster, business coach Dominic Rubino.  If you are in the building trades or a builder you won't want to miss this powerful episode with our amazing guest Dominic.   Learn more from Dominic at: Construction Millionaire Secrets Profttoolbelt We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
30:55
April 16, 2021
Pella DesignWorks System with Bill Weber
Bill Weber has spent nearly 20 years at Pella Windows and Doors and has seen it all.  Well not everything.  They have just launched some amazing new software called DesignWorks to help customers visualize their updated home right before their eyes.  With just a simple picture they can show you how some new windows, siding or stone can completely transform your home's curb appeal.  Hear more about it on the podcast. We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
17:19
April 12, 2021
Spring Home Selling Tips
The spring home selling season is upon us and if you are looking to sell your home there are a few things you need to be aware of.  On the other side of the coin if you want to get your new home you will need to be prepared to buy quickly and have all your ducks in a row. Check it out.   We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
18:50
April 9, 2021
Inflation is coming
Inflation is coming.  Heck it's already here.  I go over some alarming numbers on raw materials and commodities that are going to put a huge pinch on your pocket books.  Find out more on our latest episode. We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
12:00
April 7, 2021
New Flooring and Countertop Options for 2021
There are some new offerings in the flooring and countertop world that give home buyers and remodeling clients some enticing new options.  We talk about some of the new products from leading manufacturers.   We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
15:09
April 5, 2021
Five housing markets to keep an eye on
There are five notable housing markets worth keeping an eye on.  We talk about a recent article and what the activity in these markets indicate around the country. We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
18:17
March 31, 2021
Study on Home Buyer Preferences Due to Covid-19
We discuss a recent survey on the paradigm shift in buyer's preferences since Covid-19 began and where we are today.  It's pretty interesting what things have become a priority not only for building a new home but also remodeling an existing home.  We discuss and analyze the topic.   We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
17:44
March 29, 2021
Single Family Build to Rent. Is that really a thing?
Today we talk about a new and growing phenomena called Single Family Build to Rent and it is popping up in major markets across the country.  Building brand new homes to rent them out.  Is that really a thing?  How big of a market is it? We explore on this episode! We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
16:28
March 25, 2021
2020 Wisconsin Housing Market Final Analysis
We look back on the data from the 2020 Wisconsin Real Estate market and share our final thoughts on the year.  There were lots of amazing things we can learn from it. We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
09:11
March 22, 2021
Up and coming home trends. Buy or Sell?
We look at a recent article about "housing trends" and share if we would buy into that trend or if we are taking a pass on the idea.   We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
12:59
March 18, 2021
Latest smart innovations and trends for Windows Interview
Special guest Josh Fischer of Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin joins the podcast to talk about the latest smart technology and innovations hitting the market from leading window manufacturer Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin.  From their new award winning slide opening casements windows to the Insynctive smart technology there is a lot to be excited about for windows.   We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out by email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3
23:35
March 15, 2021
Why Every New Home Should Have a Skylight
We explore all the new technology and offering from the world's leading skylight manufacturer Velux!  Product Specialist Paul Braun from Velux joins us on the podcast.   Paul is a fountain of knowledge about all the benefits of skylights.  There are tons of product offerings from Velux from their "No Leak" skylights to their solar powered skylights with automatic rain sensors they have a product that will not only brighten your home but also help you improve your indoor air quality and make your home more efficient. To learn more about all the products and technology discussed today visit Velux website.   We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of David Belman's new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3 -David Belman/Home Building Hero
21:00
March 8, 2021
Economic indicators send mixed signals for housing in 2021
The latest economic data on housing is sending some mixed signals.  We highlight some key data points and what that means for housing in the coming year. We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3 -David Belman/Home Building Hero
18:44
March 3, 2021
Notable new product and tech features for new homes
We started scouring the internet for some brand new and notable features coming out for new homes in 2021.  Since there was not an in-person IBS and KBIS Show we are working hard to find out new products and share them with you on the podcast.  Stay tuned for more information as it comes available. We appreciate our program sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin. Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes and  Please pick up a copy of my new Amazon Best Selling book "Leadership Growth Hacks" at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3 -David Belman/Home Building Hero
15:36
March 1, 2021
7 Elements of a Great Theater Room
Miss going to the movie theater?  Many people are not because they are making some amazing home theater rooms in their lower levels. Find out the 7 elements you need to make a great home theater. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes
25:01
February 24, 2021
Big Announcement!
We have a huge announcement on our podcast!  Our host, David Belman has written his first book "Leadership Growth Hacks" and it is now available for sale!   ▪️If you have worked hard you're whole life and have hit a plateau, or you want more out of your professional career, this book is for you. ▪️If you struggle with your time, or don't think you are operating as efficiently as possible this can help you. ▪️You can also learn how to communicate more effectively with people and understand their decision making process. ▪️Or if you just want some inspiration, motivation, and a dose of positivity in your life you can find it in this book. You can pick up a copy now at https://amzn.to/2ZBRuN3 or visit my website at:  www.davidbelman.net to learn more and get a free download of one of the chapters as well as access some great leadership resources!  
15:57
February 23, 2021
Top 10 Housing Markets in USA by Building Permits
Today we discuss the largest new construction markets by permit data for 2020.  There are some expected cities on the list as well as a few surprises.  We also discuss why some of these markets are performing so well.   We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com To learn more about my building company visit Belman Homes
17:48
February 17, 2021
Seven Challenges to the Housing Market
There are multiple challenges that will affect the housing market in 2021.  We go over the seven biggest challenges and how they will shape home building, real estate, and home sales in the coming year. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
19:26
February 15, 2021
2021 Housing Market Forecast
How is the housing market going to perform in 2021?   In one of our most popular segments of the year we revisit the housing data from the previous year and how we project the 2021 housing market to perform.   We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
19:56
February 11, 2021
Lumber Prices Shoot Back Up
Just when we thought lumber prices were declining after a tariff was reduced the cost of lumber has risen again.  We discuss current lumber prices and how they have affected the cost of a home in the past year.  The net affect on the cost of a home is staggering! We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
11:00
February 9, 2021
2021 Color Trends
We are seeing a big shift in the color pallets and trend colors for new homes in 2021.  Incoming is moderate earth tones that allow for more earthy red and deep blue accents.  Also look out for teal as an accent color.  While shades of gray are still popular look for warmer versions of it to pop up in color pallets.  What do you think do you like the new 2021 trend colors?  let us know at homebuildinghero@yahoo.com We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
20:25
February 5, 2021
What do new homes and toilet paper have in common?
New homes and toilet paper have more in common that you would think.  Find out the answer to this question in our latest episode. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:24
February 3, 2021
Local Housing Market Update
Today we explore what is going in our local housing market with fresh research data straight from the Home Building Hero.  Using the research, we point out local trends, and how hot the housing market is currently.  This will be super informative for all listeners and is a microcosm for many housing markets across the country. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com  
20:33
February 1, 2021
Upcoming home trends for 2021
We discuss some under the radar home trends that are coming for new homes.  Hear about some of the new design trends working their way into homes.   We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out  www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
13:57
January 29, 2021
How the change in administration will affect the housing market
A new administration is upon us and we are discussing some potential policy changes from the Biden administration and how they will affect the housing industry and home building.  We hit on tariffs, energy policies, wages, immigration and more in this episode. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
23:19
January 25, 2021
6 Up and Coming Outdoor Trends for 2021
If you want to start an outdoor project now is a great time to begin planning it.  Find out what people are most looking to do in the next year with their outdoor spaces.  More and more people are adding improvements and value to their homes.  Get some ideas and inspiration for your spring and summer outdoor projects! We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:60
January 22, 2021
Everything about the Kitchen Sink
We are talking everything about the kitchen sink!  There are so many options now both with designs, styles and materials used that we had to devote an entire episode to it!  Learn some of the exciting new options and directions people are going with.   We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
22:19
January 20, 2021
2021 Bathroom Trends
We take an early look at what trends will be emerging for bathroom designs in new homes and remodel projects in 2021. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:28
January 15, 2021
Kitchen Trends for 2021
The new year is here and there are some surprising new trends in kitchen products and designs that are emerging in new homes and remodels.  We talk about all of the latest things you might be seeing come your way. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
17:43
January 11, 2021
Pace of Innovation will slow
One of the largest events in the building industry the International Builders Show (IBS) and the Kitchen and Bath Show (KBIS) will not be happening in person this year.  Instead they are switching to a virtual trade show.  We discuss how the loss of in person trade shows will slow the pace of innovation in the building industry in the coming year.   We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
13:50
January 8, 2021
Expect Delays in Construction
2021 is here and it is expected to be a strong year for new home construction.  But not everything is rosy.  The uptick in building along with supply chain issues and lingering effects from the pandemic are going to cause pauses and delays in building construction.  Find out more why this is happening on this episode. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:29
January 6, 2021
What causes window condensation with Mandy Lutz of Pella Windows
Winter is here and one of the most common frustrations with homeowners is seeing condensation or frost occur on your windows.  We discuss why this happens, and some tips to reduce this occurrence from your home. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
16:29
January 4, 2021
Fastest Shrinking Cities in USA
We discuss a study of the fastest shrinking cities in the USA and some of the reasons why people are exiting. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
23:53
December 30, 2020
2020 Housing Market Year in Review
The 2020 Housing Market was a roller coaster rider this year. We discuss some interesting statistics for the year as and look back at how the year shook out for home building and Real Estate.
18:48
December 28, 2020
Story Time Christmas Edition
Join us for another fun episode of the Home Building Hero Story time edition.  Haylee and Katie from Belman Homes swap stories of their favorite Christmas Memories as well as their most memorable Christmas gift.   From all of us at the Home Building Hero we want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
15:34
December 23, 2020
Housing Legislative update with Jim Tobin and Karl Eckhart
There has been a lot happening in the building industry and on the legislative side of the industry the last few months with an election, coronavirus stimulus packages, and some movement on lumber tariffs.   We discuss all these issues with the EVP of Federal Lobbying Jim Tobin and Director of intergovernmental affairs Karl Eckhart of the National Association of Home Builders.   You will not want to miss this episode of the Home Building Hero. For more infomration on the: National Association of Home Builders We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
40:30
December 18, 2020
2020 Year in Review
David Belman, host of the Home Building Hero gives a year in review on the podcast.  We look back at some of our previous guests and reflect back on an amazing year of growth for the Podcast.  Most importantly we thank the listeners of the show for your continued support! We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
22:11
December 15, 2020
Economic Update with Danushka from National Associations of Home Builders
A tale of two halves.  That is the story for housing in 2020.  We talk with Danushka Nanayakkar a Forcasting Analyst from the National Association of Home Builders about the dramatic turnaround for housing in 2020 and also where housing is likely heading in 2021. In this information packed podcast we also talk about some emerging trends for home construction and the data behind it including inventory levels, buyers needs for additional space, boomers staying in their homes longer and millennials not finding enough homes on the market. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
40:19
December 11, 2020
What motivates people to move
The average family moves about every 8 1/2 years.  While many people will stay in their homes for decades others move more often and for a variety of reasons.  We discuss some of the key motivators for why people are moving.  We talk about personal reasons, economic reasons, and other outside factors that motivate people to buy or build a home.   We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
13:34
December 9, 2020
8 Things you cannot go back and change on your home
Getting serious about building a new home? One of the more important exercises when planning out your home is to look at features you may want in your next home that you can't live without, and also the features in your home that may be very difficult to change later.  Sometimes for a few dollars extra a month you can avoid long term regret by including these features.   In this episode we give you our list of 8 features you cannot go back and change on your new home without a ton of expense and work. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com  
22:48
December 7, 2020
2021 Economic Update with Ali Wolf
Chief Economist and thought leader Ali Wolf from Zonda joins us today on the Home Building Hero!  Not only is Ali well traveled once serving as economic researcher for the UK Parliament and the Canadian Parliament.  Ali shares her thoughts and research on the housing industry throughout the country.   Today we dive into tons of topics including housing affordability, suburban shift, impact of the election, and what the outlook for housing will look like in 2021.  Ali Wolf linkedin.com/in/allisonmwolf Zonda:  https://meyersresearchllc.com/zonda/ We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
40:54
December 2, 2020
Tips for Veterans Buying Homes
Are you a veteran? First off thank you for your service, you are the true heroes in the country! Good news for you is there are several programs available for you when you purchase your next home to make the transition a bit easier. Find out more on our latest podcast.
09:53
November 30, 2020
Features people will pay more money for in a home
Today we explore a study of existing homes and what people will pay more money for in their homes.  This provides good insight as to what people truly value.  No matter if you are a home seller or you are looking to purchase a home these are keen insights to help you make sure you look for homes with these higher value features. We appreciate our sponsors Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book! Thanks for listening and please feel free to reach out www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  www.facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @homebuildinghero Or email us:  homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
18:37
November 23, 2020
Hidden costs of buying a home
If you are planning on buying a home before you sign all the paperwork you should know all the costs you might incur from the transaction.  We discuss all the hidden fees so you don't miss anything and find yourself in financial peril! Thanks to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin and Build Book for their support of our program. Engage with us here: Website Twitter:  @building_hero Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero Instagram:  @HomeBuildingHero
09:47
November 19, 2020
Hiding those pesky beams in your basement
Going to finish your basement but those pesky beams are ruining your plans?  We give you several great options to disguise them in your home.  You may not move them but you sure can hide them with some clever designs or architectural details. Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
10:52
November 17, 2020
What is my home really worth?
There is always debate as to what a home is really worth.  Many times consumers do not really know and they base their values on bad data or false premises.  We talk through two a home is really valued and what is the best source of information. Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:14
November 13, 2020
Understanding water and mold in homes with Cheryl Ciecko
Design details, small mistakes, and lack of awareness by homeowners can add up to moisture issues in a home.  These moisture issues if unchecked can turn in to mold.  This in turn can lead to serious health consequences.  Many of these things can be avoided or remedied with simple actions early on.  Featuring LEED architect and mold expert Cheryl Ciecko who has first hand experience living with health issues as a result of mold.   To learn more about Cheryl and her seminars visit her website:  https://cherylciecko.com Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
40:48
November 9, 2020
Ways HGTV is Not Realistic
Okay a lot of people like watching HGTV.  We get it!  Unfortunately the programming creates a ton false expectations in the industry.  From expectations about timing, pricing, roles and more people's expectations are shaped by what they have seen on TV.  We explain the top fallacies that are created from some of these shows and how they affect the building industry.  Most importantly just remember, shows like these are entertainment first, not documentaries.  Now go back and keep watching!  📺 Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com 
21:21
November 6, 2020
Understanding the Offer to Purchase
If you are planning on buying a home no matter if it is new or used understanding the key components of the offer to purchase are critical if you want to land your dream home.  If you are on the selling end you should also understand some of the key features of the Offer to Purchase so that you don't get stuck in a difficult situation. Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
20:21
November 4, 2020
Technology in Building and Finding the Right Trades with Felix Vasquez
"Be the builder of choice". We are talking technology in the building process and finding the right trades with Felix Vasquez of Hyphen Solutions.  Felix developed technology for one of the largest builders in the United States and has some amazing insight to share.   Thank you to our special guest Felix Vasquez of Hyphen Solutions Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
33:30
November 2, 2020
Understanding Bump Clauses and Sold Subject-to transactions
If you are planning on selling your home or buying a home, no matter if it is new or used it is important for you to understand what and how Bump Clauses and Sold Subject-to transactions can factor into the purchase process of your home.  This can be a confusing topic and we are glad to be able to break it down for you so you can understand on the program. Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
10:29
October 30, 2020
Understanding Financing Jargon
Is there an industry filled with more jargon than the financial industry?  Perhaps but it does make it challenging for home buyers to understand everything they are dealing with.  Learn some of the key terms and what they really mean so you can go into your new home purchase confidant! Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
22:02
October 28, 2020
Seven tips to avoid being house poor
While many people struggle to afford a new home, there are also those that struggle to keep up with the costs of owning a home.  The common phrase is "House Poor".   Are you struggling to make it each month or are you planning on buying a home and don't want to end up house poor?  Then make sure to tune in to learn our 7 tips to avoid being house poor. Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
23:00
October 26, 2020
Home Offices that won't break your budget
These days more and more people need to work from home and telecommute.  The good news is that there are lots of ways to integrate a home office into a new home build without destroying your budget.  We have some great ideas for smaller rooms that will help you get the job done. Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!  and Build Book for their support of the program.   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:51
October 22, 2020
Ways to make your home more pet friendly
Your pet is part of your family and you want to make your home life and theirs as good as can be.  We discuss some changes and modifications to the home to make it as pet friendly as possible.   Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
17:10
October 20, 2020
Ideas for your home bar
Not going out much?  Time to take the party to your own home.  Create an amazing home bar in your home with some helpful tips from the Home Building Hero! Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
17:60
October 16, 2020
Ways to increase natural light in your home
Natural light is very important to home buyers.  We discuss key ways to increase the level of sunlight in your new home to make sure it is bright and cheery.   Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:60
October 14, 2020
Differences between spray foam and standard insulation in your home
Are you planning on building a new home?    Before you get too far make sure you look into they different types of insulation that can go into your home.  Upgrading your insulation can not only save you a lot of money on your heating and cooling bills but going with spray foam insulation can have some ancillary benefits.   We discuss all those and more on our latest episode.   Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin! ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:58
October 12, 2020
Pros and Cons of a Finished Basement
Are you considering finishing your lower level in the near future?  There are many advantages and also disadvantages of doing that.  We talk through all the key considerations to help you make the best decision. Thank you to our studio sponsor Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin!   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
15:54
October 7, 2020
Psychology of Color in a Home
Colors and the effects of those colors play an important role in our mindset.  We explore some of the popular color tones and how they can make or break the mood in your home.   Learn which colors help your children learn better, stay focused, or help you maintain a state of relaxation in this episode of the Home Building Hero. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
17:37
October 5, 2020
Improving the Building Experience
Let's face it, many contractors become builders and don't understand how to provide a great building experience.  Luckily there are experts out there to help builders learn how to create systems and experiences to improve their process and provide a better experience for their clients.  Introducing Russ Stephens Co-Founder of Association of Professional Builders all the way from Australia🇦🇺 to talk about some of the great things his team has created to improve the industry.   No matter if you are a future home buyer, or an industry professional, you will find this interview to be fascinating and informative as we explore different viewpoints on how successful building companies are run. ▶️To learn more about Russ and his team visit: Association of Professional Builders APB   ▶️To access the APB Toolkit: www.apbbuilders.com/hbh ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
35:55
September 28, 2020
Supplying Happiness with Offsite Construction
We talk with owner of Drexel Building Supply Joel Fleishman about their building offsite modular construction and their recent merger with Blenker Building Systems as their new philosophy of constructing homes.   Drexel's mission is supplying happiness to their customers and builders.    ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
18:09
September 23, 2020
How the Pandemic is affecting secondary home sales
The pandemic has put an emphasis back on homes and being safe at home, but what effect has it had on secondary or vacation homes?  Well we've got some research and we are excited to share it with you on the latest episode.   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:11
September 18, 2020
Top 10 Best and Worst States for Home Ownership
What are the best States for Home Ownership?  How about the States you may want to avoid? With more people working at home and the mobile office, where you live and work may not matter anymore!  Find out the best States for home ownership based on a study of 10 factors.   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
11:07
September 16, 2020
Housing products that withstand hurricanes
Hurricanes can do massive damage to costal area homes and leave families and their homes in wreckage.  We talked with Steve Booz of Royal Building Products about hurricanes as well as some of the products they provide that can withstand the destructive power of hurricanes as well as some of the new things their company has in the works.   For more information visit: Royal Building Products ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
24:48
September 14, 2020
Your Home Buying Checklist
If you are planning on building a new home, a checklist is a great place to start.  We go over the key items you need to "check off" your list so you don' miss any important key elements.   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:26
September 10, 2020
Post Pandemic Home Buying Update
After many of the lockdowns have been removed we have seen a substantial bounce in housing sales. We share d sad one amazing data on what is happening and why now might be the ultimate time to pull the trigger on your next home. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:40
September 7, 2020
Storytime: Parade of Homes Edition
The Parade of Homes is a home lovers favorite time of the year.  They get to tour brand new homes, see the latest features, designs, and styles.  We interviewed Designer Katie Salinas and Haylee Bande from Belman Homes to talk about their favorite things about the Parade of Homes and we also swap a few stories as well. See Belman Homes Callista Parade of Homes model virtually this year here:   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
19:48
September 2, 2020
Five Reasons There Are Not More Affordable New Homes
Inventory is low.  Why aren't more builders building new homes in the entry level price point?  Good question and we answer with the five reasons there are not more affordable new homes.   We discuss the industry related challenges that have limited entry level housing stock. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
16:13
August 31, 2020
Hardest Trades to Hire
Getting quality trades is one of the biggest challenges in the building industry.  We discuss which ones are the hardest ones to hire and why that is on our latest episode of the Home Building Hero. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:46
August 26, 2020
Getting Your Home Ready for Fall
Like it or not fall is coming and now is a great time to get your home ready for the change of seasons. Find out what you need to do to get your home ready and learn some tips to make sure your home is operating at peak efficiency. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
13:45
August 24, 2020
Pros and cons of painted and stained woodwork
What kind of woodwork should you put in your next home? There are advantages and disadvantages to using painted versus stained woodwork. We talk about the different scenarios and which one might work best for your next project. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
18:25
August 19, 2020
2020 Parade of Homes Edition
The longest running Parade of Homes debuts this week in Milwaukee.  The 75th Parade of Homes is now open and we are proud to feature our model the Callista in in.  We talk about what makes the Parade special, why so many people tour it and what cool new features and designs you will see in the Belman Homes Callista Model. To Tour the Home Virtually please visit: 3D Virtual Walk Through:  https://www.mba-events.com/parade_of_homes/15-the-callista-belman-homes-inc/ Learn more about Belman Homes:  www.belmanhomes.com ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:41
August 17, 2020
Covid-19 Impact on Commercial Properties
Commercial properties are taking a big hit as businesses reduce office space, large places like shopping malls and movie theaters are almost empty.   We discuss what type of impact that will have now and in the future and what kinds of changes you may see on these properties in the future. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
11:05
August 13, 2020
How to make a super shed
More and more people are building sheds on their properties. Find out some clever ideas to turn your ordinary out building into a super shed! ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
16:51
August 10, 2020
Storytime Why Buy a Model Home?
Contrary to popular belief, some people just should not build a new home.  David, Haylee, and Katie swap stories of why you should buy a model home instead of building.  They discuss the advantages of buying a brand new home that you can move right into. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
15:12
August 5, 2020
Ideas for your home bar
If you are designing your next home bar you’re going to want to make sure you hear all the great things you can do with it. In this episode we go over tons of different design ideas to make an amazing home bar area that you and your friends can enjoy. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
17:60
August 3, 2020
Supply Chain Issues
Building or renovating?  Guess what?  Supply chain issues are here and they are only going to get worse.  Find out why this is happening and what you should do to avoid huge delays and disappointment for your next project.   ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:17
July 29, 2020
7 Bathroom design flaws
Bathrooms are one of the most updated and remodeled parts of a home. Why? Styles change, of course but the main reason is people are trying to fix key flaws from poor designs. We discuss the seven elements that people get wrong and how to avoid them. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
18:33
July 27, 2020
Home Remodeling Report 2020
A recent study came out about home remodeling and we discuss some of the interesting data about how much people are spending on projects, what demographics are doing projects and how that has changed in the last year. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero
14:17
July 22, 2020
Home building on the rebound
Recent national economic data has shown homebuilding was not as adversely affected by COVID-19 as initially thought. The housing market has been performing well and we review some data that back set up and talks about what we can expect in the future. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero
12:25
July 17, 2020
Most common decorating sins
We keep doing it, but it doesn't make it right!  We list off the most common decorating sins for new homes and how you should remedy them. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
15:17
July 15, 2020
Ways to make your kitchen feel larger
With Homes getting smaller and space coming at a premium there are a lot of ways to reimagine your kitchen so that it still feels spacious even if it needs to be a smaller space. Learn some of the tips on the latest podcast ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero
16:18
July 8, 2020
Effect of riots on Minneapolis Housing Market
The riots in Minneapolis have had a dramatic effect on housing in Minneapolis.  We examine the dynamic shift in the housing market and talk about the effects on the marketing in the coming months. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero
13:54
July 6, 2020
Story Time Closing and Moving lessons
Katie and Haylee join David to discuss their stories and lessons learned from buying and moving to their new home.  We share our mistakes so you don't make them yourselves! ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
15:42
July 1, 2020
Why you may not want to hire an interior designer
We talked about the reasons you may want an interior designer for your next project.  Now we are exploring the counter point, when you may not want to hire an interior designer.  Some projects simply do not need them.  Some clients either are not sophisticated enough or do not have the budget to bring in an independent designer.   Learn all the scenarios where an interior designer is not needed for your building or remodeling project. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
13:24
June 29, 2020
Storytime: First time home buyer stories
It's story time again!  Katie, Haylee, and David discuss first time home buying stories and issues they had when they first bought their homes.  These fun and informational conversations are a great way to learn more about the Home Building Hero and his team and make sure you don't repeat the same mistakes! ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:30
June 26, 2020
Remodeling Industry Update with MCS Services
Learn what is happening in the remodeling industry with industry pro Chad Millard from MCS Services.  Chad is a remodeler who tackles all projects big and small.  Find out what he is working on, and what challenges the industry faces. Learn more about MCS Millard Construction Services at http://mcsmilwaukee.com or call 414-899-0687 ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
11:57
June 22, 2020
How to have an organized garage
With great weather comes great responsibility.  If you have been putting off organizing your garage, now is the time to get it done.  We provide some tips and suggestions to get it clean, organized, and ready for anything! ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
11:42
June 19, 2020
Operation Finally Home Story Time
Building free home for wounded veterans is filled with great backstories about their careers and service but it is also filled with stories behind the scenes from various events.  David Katie and Haylee talk about their favorite memories building homes for our wounded veteran families through Operation Finally Home in Wisconsin. If you would like to learn more about Operation Finally Home visit:  www.ofhwisconsin.com ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
24:53
June 17, 2020
Why you should hire an interior design professional
Hiring an interior design professional can be the right move in certain building transactions.  We discuss when brining in an professional interior designer can benefit you the most. ENGAGE WITH THE HOME BUILDING HERO!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:41
June 15, 2020
11 Ideas for your summer porch
Summer is here!  With more people at home you need great places to hang out and the front porch is a great place to enjoy the outdoors and relax or hang our with your friends and family.   We give you 11 design and decorating tips to help spruce it up! ENGAGE WITH US!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
13:21
June 12, 2020
How we got started in the industry (Story Time)
Katie and David talk about the funny stories of how they got started in the building industry and how it has shaped their lives.  Part of the ever popular Story Time series of the Home Building Hero. ENGAGE WITH US!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
21:43
June 10, 2020
Shifts in Buyer Behavior Emerging
The Real Estate and Home Building Market has changed drastically over the past quarter.  We discuss some patterns that suggest a shift in buying behavior is emerging.  Learn what is happening in the market so you can be prepared for this industry shift. If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! ENGAGE WITH US!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
18:32
June 8, 2020
10 Essential Rules of Furniture placement
Re doing your home?   Before you buy your furniture, make sure you learn some key rules of furniture placement so you buy the right pieces and put them in the right places! Learn the 10 Essential Rules of Furniture Placement so that you can make your home look like a professional interior designer assisted you! If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! ENGAGE WITH US!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
18:49
June 5, 2020
Toughest Customers Story Time Edition
The Home Building Hero sits down for our popular "Story Time in Building" Episodes to talk about experiences with tough customers.  David is joined by team members Katie and Haylee and they all share their most difficult experiences with customers.  We can all relate!! If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! Otherwise feel free to reach out.. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
20:29
June 3, 2020
Federal Government Affairs Update with Chief Lobbyists of the National Association of Home Builders
What is going on in Washington D.C. with Housing?  What is being done to help promote housing affordability?  What about tariffs?   We are joined by Executive VP and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin and Karl Eckhart VP of Intergovernmental Affairs at the National Association of Home Builders to answer these key questions. For more information on the National Association of Home Builders visit:  www.nahb.org If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! To contact us: ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com  
31:57
May 29, 2020
Animal Encounters while building, Storytime feature (NEW)
Sometimes despite our best efforts, animals get into our homes while we build them.  We do our best to make sure they are safe and we avoid disruption but sometimes hilarious situations ensue.  This is the first in a new series of Storytime tales on the Home Building Hero.  This episode features David, Haylee, and Katie sharing their animal encounter stories. If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! Otherwise feel free to reach out.. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:41
May 22, 2020
Would you buy a home site unseen?
With digital purchasing and transactions on the rise we ponder the topic, Would you buy a home site unseen? We discuss the challenges to the buyer, the technology issues, the Real Estate implications and more. If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! Otherwise feel free to reach out.. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
12:19
May 20, 2020
Housing Economic update with NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz
Robert Dietz the chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders joins the podcast to provide a national perspective on the housing industry and how it has been affected since COVID-19.  We talk about affordability, housing projections, labor impact, and how long this downturn will last. Robert has over 13 years providing reliable economic forecasts on the industry. If you would like additional economic data please visit Robert's blog: 🖥 www.eyeonhousing.org for up to date projections and analysis. If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! Otherwise feel free to reach out with any questions, comments or show topics. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
29:29
May 15, 2020
10 Ways to spiff up your island
The center island in the kitchen is an important piece to your new home.  Not much thought is given to it when people build or remodel but there is loads of potential not only for storage, workspace, but also as an accent piece or focal point in your kitchen.   We discuss 10 ways to spiff up your island to truly make it stand out in your kitchen. If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! Otherwise feel free to reach out.. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
15:00
May 13, 2020
Home Buying from a Millenial's Perspective
We interview Katie Salinas, a recent millennial home buyer, Real Estate Agent and interior designer about what millennials really want in their new homes!  We discuss floor plans, the buying process, financing and how to work with millennials on purchasing a new home.   No matter if you are planning on buying a home yourself or you are in the industry and working with younger buyers you will find this episode informative!   If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts! Otherwise feel free to reach out.. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
22:49
May 11, 2020
Traits of a good supplier
There is more that goes into a builder's decision to use a suppler or a contractor than just price.  We discuss 8 factors that builder's use to select suppliers for their homes.  These relationships are built over time and while many vendors try to get in their foot in the door with a builder it can take quite a bit of time before an opportunity is earned. If you enjoy our program, please take a moment and give us a review on Apple Podcasts!   Otherwise feel free to reach out.. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
17:58
May 8, 2020
2020 Painting Trends
Is spending time at home giving you the itch to start repainting? Then this episode is for you! Learn about the trending colors for interior and exteriors of homes. We discuss what is popular now and what’s coming down the line as far as colors and styles. Have an idea for a future podcast?  Let us know!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com hP7fHDVIqcQ7uCMKXtGK
23:39
May 6, 2020
8 Essential Rules of Bathroom Design
Creating a great bathroom requires some additional thought process.  We explore 8 rules of design that if followed will help take your bathroom to the next level.   ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
18:12
May 4, 2020
Multi-Purpose spaces in houses
Homes today must be more adaptable than in the past.  The need for multi-purpose rooms is paramount!  We discuss different combinations of multiple-purpose rooms, best practices, and why buyers are looking for and demanding these spaces in their new homes. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
19:48
May 1, 2020
7 Tile Ideas for your Bathroom
Bathrooms are one of the best places to be creative with tile.  There are so many possibilities and options.  From flooring, to showers, tubs, backsplashes, to wall tile you can do a lot to create luxury, excitement, or a relaxing environment.   We discuss some tips for how to use tile to create "wow" in your bathroom no matter if you have a small budget or a big one. ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
21:22
April 29, 2020
10 Elements for a Great Home Gym
Are you planning on working out from home?  Is adding a home gym in your future?  Then make sure to listen into this podcast and learn 10 essential elements to make sure you have a great exercise space that will continue to enjoy for years to come.   Make sure to engage with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
11:32
April 27, 2020
8 Things that can lead to a stressful build
Building a home for some people can be very stressful.  But it doesn't have to be!  We take our 30 plus years of experience and share with you 8 tips so that your next build is not stressful. Stay connected with the Home Building Hero!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
14:31
April 24, 2020
15 Ways to Save Money and Energy in Your Home
Let's face it.  We all can do a better job saving money.  We all need to save more money these days.  You homes like a sieve for energy.  The better job you do of plugging up the holes, the more money you can save on your heating, cooling, and utilities.   You will learn some great money saving tips in this podcast so you can drop your living costs and start filling up your bank account with more dollars! Stay connected with the Home Building Hero!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
22:10
April 22, 2020
6 Room Designs that will change due to the Corona virus
Like it our not, the Corona virus will cause a fundamental shift in how we live, work, and play.  Much like how the events of September 11th changed how people operated so will our response to this virus.  After 9/11 people were scared, and reduced their travel, and instead invested more in their homes.  They got larger, they added more creature comforts like theater rooms, out door living areas and more.   We take a look at how people's lives are changing and how simple adaptations to floor plans can solve some of the needs as a result of social distancing, isolation, working from home, bulk buying and other habits that are beginning to form.  These shifts cause huge needs inside peoples homes and will result in new designs. Stay connected with the Home Building Hero!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com
22:16
April 20, 2020
FREE Resources for Builders to cope with Covid 19
COVID 19 Has rapidly changed the building industry and created a lot of stress and uncertainty.  Fortunately there are a lot of companies out there doing things to help everyone stay safe and give them the resources they need.  Today we talk with Carson Miller from Build Book on some amazing things they are doing to help the building industry and provide some free resources to home builders.   COVID-19 Resource Directory for Construction Co: https://buildbook.co/covid-19-resources-for-construction-companies Our Build Better Together Program: https://buildbook.co/together Stay connected with the Home Building Hero!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
16:30
April 17, 2020
Top Features First Time Buyers Want 2020 Study
A recent study came out from the National Association of Home Builders on first time home buyers and their preferences for a new home at the International Builders show.  We analyze the study and how it affects home building.   If you are potentially selling your home this is wonderful information to make sure your home has the right stuff for a first time home buyer.   Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Email: homebuildinghero@yahoo.com 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
16:17
April 15, 2020
8 Things you must consider before you build
Before you start building your home you need to take a moment and assess your situation.  We discuss the factors you need to consider before you build and why they are important.  Looking at these 8 key things is vital to ensuring you have a successful home build. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
19:37
April 13, 2020
Spring organizing tips
Spring is here! Take advantage of the additional time at home as well as the additional daylight And get your home organized and into shape! Learn some great tips to help keep your home organized and efficient. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
16:51
April 10, 2020
Is Housing a Good Investment?
With all the craziness in the world today, people are looking for safe places to invest their dollars into.  With the volatility in the stock market, uncertainty in other investments, would purchasing a home be a wise investment? I unearthed the data about new homes over the last twenty and sixty years and found some very interesting information about the value of homes and real estate.  Find out it they are a good investment on this episode. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
18:43
April 8, 2020
6 Things to do before buying your lot
Thinking about purchasing a lot?  Before you put money down and sign an offer to purchase, listen to the 6 things you must do before you buy! Following these simple tips can ensure you make the right decision so you don't get stuck with a money pit. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
12:49
April 6, 2020
5 Easy Ways to make sure your room is the right size
If you are building a custom home you may be confused or worried about the room sizes.  It is hard to visualize your new home if there is no model to look at.  Here are some very easy tips for you to help visualize and space plan for your next home. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
11:10
April 3, 2020
Tips for working from home
With so many people forced to work from home we created this quick episode to make sure you are as productive as possible!  Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Builder Website:  www.belmahomes.com 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
26:43
April 1, 2020
Top 5 Mistakes People Make Building a Home
Home Building can be a complicated process and many people have never built a home before.  So it is natural that they will make mistakes.  In this episode we cover the the Top 5 Mistakes People Make Building a Home.  Hopefully this helps enlighten you so that you don't make the same mistakes.  This episode will help you have a low stress, build with less errors and get a better home that you will really love!  🏡❤️ Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero ▶️ Builder Website:  www.belmahomes.com 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
24:47
March 30, 2020
New products for your laundry room
There are a ton of new products out there if you want to enhance your laundry room.  From smart appliances, to anti-mold and anti fungal washing machines to specialty towel racks, storage units and more. If you want to find out some of these new products tune in! Stay connected with us!!  ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com  ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero  ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero  ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero  🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too! 
14:49
March 27, 2020
What Baby Boomers Must have & Do Not Want in their next Home
We explore a recent study of recent Baby Boomers who just bought a home and those that are about to buy a home on what features they must have in their next home.   We also look at the features that would turn them off from buying a home as well. Some of the answers are surprising!   Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
18:23
March 25, 2020
Why Home Building is an Essential Service
With State Governments issuing Stay at Home or Safe at Home orders the question came up.  Is home building, real estate, and remodeling an essential service? We came up with over a dozen reasons why construction should be an essential service during these uncertain times of the Corona Virus.  To help other builders and contractors have talking points to present to their elected officials to keep their business operational while also keep the risk low to the public.   www.homebuildinghero.com Twitter: @building_hero Instagram: @homebuildinghero Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero
15:34
March 24, 2020
2020 Appliance Trends
We visited the International Builders Show in earlier in the year and noticed some amazing new trends, finishes and styles in appliances coming for the year.  In addition full integration of smart features is well on it's way. You won't want to miss this episode as we discuss all the exciting new things we are seeing coming your way. Stay connected with us!!  ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com  ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero  ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero  ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero  🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
19:24
March 20, 2020
Products for your home that help protect you from Corona Virus
The Corona Virus Covid-19 is here and while many people are concerned about the virus and talking action, there are some common products and upgrades for your home that can help protect you and make life easier during this time.  We talk about some products that have been around for awhile that can help you keep a healthy home and reduce your chances to obtain and transfer the virus.   Make sure to follow us: Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
15:03
March 16, 2020
Why Purchasing Real Estate Now is a Great Idea
With the Corona Virus scare, the stock market bouncing all over the place, and an election looming you might think hunkering down would be a good idea.  We explain why you should invest in Real Estate right now.  No matter if it is buying a new home, buying your lot, or some other land investing in Real Estate is a safe investment with a solid rate of return.   Don't regret sitting out, when others are on the sideline you should be in on the market.   Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too! Smell great and support our troops by ordering from HEROSOAP COMPANY.COMSupport our sponsor Hero Soap Company as a valued listener enjoy instant savings.  Just enter HOMEHERO when you check out and you will get 15% off your order. www.HEROSOAPCOMPANY.COM
11:16
March 11, 2020
Finding value in the People, Places, and Products we interact with
We had the pleasure of interviewing Andy Weins, President of Green Up Solutions, an eco-friendly junk removal company.  Andy shares his unique philosophy of how to properly dispose of things, and how he and his company are able to assist people with de-junking their home and finding use for every day items in their homes.   Many of the items they remove can still be re-used or repurposed instead of ending up in a landfill.  His organization also has a unique employment structure as most of the employees are veterans.  This creates a unique structure at the organization and also provides comfort to potential customers knowing that this is company that will show up on time, and treat you and your home with respect.   Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
20:54
March 9, 2020
Pros and cons of leaf and gutter protection systems
If you live in an area with trees you’ve probably contemplated adding leaf or gutter protection on your home. These are great options to save you some maintenance but there are many different types to consider and also some drawbacks learn more on our latest episode.  Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
13:32
March 6, 2020
2020 Interior Door Trends
Tons of new styles and designs are coming out for interior doors that can help you make a statement or achieve “the look” you always wanted. We toured the largest home show in he world and brought some fresh new ideas on the show. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
14:51
March 2, 2020
2020 Plumbing Trends and Innovations
We give you a taste of some of the latest innovations regarding plumbing straight from the 2020 International Builders Show. Find out some of hot new trends for bathrooms and kitchens from the worlds largest building show.   Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
17:51
February 26, 2020
How the Coronavirus is affecting the home building industry
It may be hard to fathom that a virus like the Coronavirus could have an affect on home building but it does have a big impact.  We explain how this virus is affecting the market, how it will affect product coming into the USA and also what you should do if you are building, going to be building, or remodeling in the near future to ensure you can complete your project without issues! Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
15:05
February 24, 2020
5 New Products You Just Might Need
We toured the largest home show in the world, the International Builders Show and came up with five amazing products that you just might need for your next new home!  After countless hours of scouring this huge show the Home Building Hero came up with his five products that didn't think you need, but probably do!   Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
15:48
February 20, 2020
Featured Guest Paul Neuberger "Creating the Young Guns movement"
Special guest Paul Neuberger the "Cold Call Coach" joins the Home Building Hero to talk about the new social media movement the "Young Guns" which is taking LinkedIn by storm.  We discuss powerful topics such as how fear drives business owners, and how to differentiate yourself and your company.   Paul helps businesses around the country improve their sales, become more memorable, and helps people open more doors.  He helped found the Young Guns Event which brings entrepreneurs, leaders, and influencers all together to share and grow both personally and professionally. This first of it's kind kickoff event is 2-27-2020 in Milwaukee To learn more about the Young Guns Event and grab your seats visit:  www.younggunsevent.com Or follow on Twitter @younggunsevent Facebook:  facebook.com/younggunsevent Instagram @younggunsevent Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
26:18
February 17, 2020
Clutter Zones in Your Home
Clutter!  A dirty word!  We discuss a study of the most common areas in the home that accumulate clutter and why it happens.   Learn how to take care of it for good! Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too! Feedspot ranked Home Building Hero as one of the Top 15 Construction Podcasts on the web. https://blog.feedspot.com/construction_podcasts/
18:14
February 14, 2020
2020 Tile Trends from the International Builders Show
There are tons of new options and styles for tile in your next home and we just got back from the International Builders show and saw all the latest styles and trends for tile flooring, tile backsplashes, showers, and more.  Learn what we saw, what is up and coming in interior design for tile. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
15:35
February 12, 2020
California's radical code changes
California has taken some bold code change reforms recently that are drastic deviations from the International Code Council.  Many of their changes are going to add huge dollars to the cost of a new home for the sake of energy efficiency and sustainability.  How much is too much?   Will consumers continue to pay for these things?  We discuss all of this on the latest podcast. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
15:05
February 10, 2020
New Age Exteriors from the International Builders Show
There has been huge developments in exterior products for homes in the last year.  We discuss some of the innovative new products we are seeing in homes that are more durable, attractive, and look vastly different from what we have seen in the past.  This will create new styles and looks that we have not seen before in housing.  Learn more on the latest Home Building Hero Podcast. Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
18:06
February 5, 2020
How updated trade agreements affect home building
Tariffs have had a great impact on the home building industry in recent years.  The USMCA was signed recently replacing NAFTA.  Shortly thereafter a trade deal was struck with China.  How do these trade agreements affect home building?  Are any of our affected products covered?  Find out more on the latest episode of the home building hero podcast! Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
16:16
February 3, 2020
A Partnership for Heroes
The Home Building Hero is excited to announce a new partnership with Hero Soap Company as a new sponsor!   We interviewed one of the owners, Lucas and heard his amazing story.   Hero soap is owned and operated by Veterans that struggled to find their place when they returned home. Hero soap company will donate proceeds from their sales to help Operation Finally Home for any of our listeners.  They will also donate a bar of soap overseas to deployed veterans if you get a subscription.   Hero Soap Company hand makes amazing soaps that are all natural, chemical free, and holistic.   Best of all all Home Building Hero listeners get a special deal.  15% off your order.  Just go to www.herosoapcompany.com/discount/Homehero to place your order.  Discount Code:  HOMEHERO  Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
11:25
January 31, 2020
Managing the customer experience with Anya Chrisanthon
We talk with leading Real Estate Sales podcaster Anya Chrisanthon about new ways to better manage the customer experience when buying a home.  No matter if it is a new or existing home there are tons of new opportunities to improve the experience.  We also discuss the challenges in her housing market on the East Coast compared to the Midwest.  We also discuss the 2020 International Builders Show and some of the great things we got out of the event.  Anya really brings some great insight and discussion in this episode! Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
18:13
January 29, 2020
Managing the Digital Experience of Building with Adam Van Bavel
We talk about the importance of a great digital experience when building a new home with digital media expert Adam Van Bavel of ONeil Interactive.  Adam is a digital guru who loves working with builders and and David is a builder who likes utilizing the latest digital tools in his building business.  They discuss how important having a strong digital presence as well as a integrating new technology into your process will help make for a better build.  We also talk about the International Builders Show and all the great things that we were seeing, live from the show! Make sure to follow us and don't forget to subscribe!! Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
15:31
January 24, 2020
Live from the International Builders Show with guest Reagan Van Cleave
We broadcast live from the 2020 International Builders Show in Las Vegas with special guest Reagan Van Cleave a National Association of Home Builders field representative who travels through the country assisting home builders. We talk about the current market issue, what to see at IBS and much more.  Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
08:47
January 22, 2020
Examining the return on remodeling projects in 2020
In this episode we examine the financial return of various remodel projects for your home and give you some advice on which remodel projects have the best return on investment. This is powerful information if you are considering a new remodel or if you are better off buying a new home instead. Homebuildinghero.com Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
15:36
January 20, 2020
What is the Young Guns Event?
What is this Young Guns Event we keep hearing about?   We have in studio Andy Weins and David Belman who are creating an event to help share and transform peoples careers and business through the Young Guns Event.   They are collaborating with the Cold Call Coach Paul Neuberger by bringing in Entrepreneurs, influencers, and people in business that act differently, and do things differently and are literally changing the rules of the game.  Find out what this amazing event is and why you must attend.  If you want to learn more about this amazing movement and attend our kickoff event visit www.younggunsevent.com Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
27:47
January 17, 2020
Behind The Microphone
We go behind the microphone with the Home Building Hero David Belman. Special guest host Katie Salinas asks David funny and engaging questions about the building industry, his philosophies, and a few funny stories. You won’t want to miss this episode! Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
27:14
January 15, 2020
Kitchen Trends 2019 and Beyond
We explore some big changes happening to kitchens and kitchen designs in the coming years. Things that we have done for years are going to rapidly change as a disruption in design is occurring. Find out more on this podcast! Reach out to us @building_hero or  Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
19:06
January 13, 2020
All about islands
Islands are the big four in 2020. The long rectangle island is out and more emphasis is on the design elements of your kitchen island. Find out what new ways you can enhance your kitchen island. Reach out at homebuildinghero@yahoo.com Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
13:10
January 10, 2020
2020 Housing Market Forecast (P2)
What is in store for the 2020 housing market?  Find out what factors are influencing housing and if it is a good time to buy, sell, or build your next home.  We talk about it all from interest rates, election, tariffs, inventory and more.  Tune in to one of our most popular podcasts the 2020 Housing Market forecast.   Stay connected with us!! ▶️ www.homebuildinghero.com ▶️ Twitter: @building_hero ▶️ Instagram: @homebuildinghero ▶️ Facebook:  facebook.com/homebuildinghero 🖥 Support our sponsor!  www.herosoapcompany.com  Use: HOMEHERO to save 15% off your order and support our overseas veterans too!
23:05
January 8, 2020