Barden Building Products Blog Archive

5 Factors That Make Pole Barns Eco-Friendly

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 28, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Despite appearances, all pole barns share a common color. 

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Topics: Pole Barns

Lumber Prices & Custom Home Building in 2021

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 22, 2021 8:00:00 AM

How much does a new, custom-built home cost? 

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Topics: Behind the Scenes, Custom Home, Custom Home Pricing, Process, Price

Pursuing A Lead-Filled Custom Home Building Career

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 5, 2021 8:30:00 AM

No one starts a custom home building dealership with the intent to run a business that sits empty and dormant. 

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Becoming A Custom Home Builder: Success 101

Posted by Jamie Kline on Apr 28, 2021 8:00:00 AM

You’ve come up with the perfect name. Filled out all the paperwork. And found a great location. 

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Topics: Insider, Resources, Barden Independent Dealers

Custom Home Builder Marketing: Leveraging the Manufacturer’s Brand

Posted by Jamie Kline on Apr 21, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In a perfect world, opening your custom home building business would make headlines. There’d be a ribbon cutting attended by many. A long line of customers, all ready to get moving on building their dream home, would greet you at the office. Your company’s web traffic would crash servers, and your social media streams would blow up with new followers. 

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Topics: Insider, Behind the Scenes, Panel Home Building, Barden Independent Dealers

Custom Home Building Careers Vs. Becoming a Realtor

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 29, 2021 7:29:59 AM

Every client is different, and so are their ideal homes. 

Some are looking for a space to grow into, while others want to downsize to a smaller home that still has some room for guests. And there are those other wants and needs -- such as a home office or elaborate patio -- that matter most. 

Aligning a client’s vision for their next home with what’s possible is an involved, yet rewarding process. There’s nothing more satisfying than handing a client the keys to their new residence. 

Pursuing a custom home building career or becoming a realtor are two of the routes you can take to help clients realize the home of their dreams.

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Topics: Barden Independent Dealers

[Q&A] A Custom Home Builder’s Career Journey

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 24, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Paul Pare joined the Barden Building Products family about a year ago. In his short time with us, his New Hampshire-based company, The Smart House, has quickly become a dealership that sets an example for others. 

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How to Start a Custom Home Building Business

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

A career owning and operating a custom home building business is exciting. It’s also challenging. Most importantly, it’s rewarding. How many lines of work let you help people realize the home of their dreams? 

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Topics: Insider, Behind the Scenes, Process, About, Resources, Barden Independent Dealers

Custom Home Construction Timeline: A Barden Independent Dealer’s Role

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Building a custom home is no small task. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Process, Construction Timeline, Barden Independent Dealers

4 Reasons to Become a Barden Custom Home Builder or Consultant

Posted by Jamie Kline on Feb 24, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Becoming a custom home dealer is a life-changing decision. So is expanding an existing business. That’s why it’s important to find the right manufacturing partner. 

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Topics: Insider, Resources, Independent Dealers

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