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Homebuilders range widely in their acceptance and investment in new software and technologies. Every day, we hear from a new builder who is looking to “drop the paper and pencil” or “finally get rid of random spreadsheets” – but we also hear from builders looking to streamline their reporting for a new round of financing.

The data below is from Professional Builder magazine, gathered directly from homebuilders in 2014. The data shows that builders are digging into the digital toolbox to manage workflow, schedule, accounting, estimating, purchasing, project management, and selling.

See below how homebuilders are utilizing technology, and how our solutions can help.

Professional Builder Software and Technology Survey - Software Tasks

We believe that Scheduling, Estimating and Purchasing should form the foundation of any solid homebuilding software solution. However, it cannot stand alone. Our solutions begin with New Home Sales and guide customers through their warranty.

 

Professional Builder Software and Technology Survey - Software Usage

Project Management and Workflow can provide huge, measurable benefits to homebuilders. Some of our customers send tens of thousands of automated workflow emails daily – each one can save you from a costly game of phone tag.

 

Professional Builder Software and Technology Survey - Software Benefits

NEWSTAR Enterprise automatically keeps customers in the loop when it comes to changes to the standard plan. A brand new addition to the Constellation family, Conasys Homeowner Care, is another powerful tool for communicating with customers after their purchase.

 

Professional Builder Software and Technology Survey - Website

Software solutions from Constellation link directly with your website to ensure a seamless transition for your prospects. Followup can begin immediately using our sales solutions – as a module within your management software or as a stand-alone sales management tool.

Request a demonstration of how our solutions can help with these goals.

Read the full article: Professional Builder’s Exclusive Research: Technology Tools

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We’re excited about the enhancements and integrations we’ve developed for our software in 2013. Our builders are constantly demanding new functionality to help them manage daily tasks and increase efficiencies. See what new with our software at the Builders’ Show.

International Builders’ Show
February 4-6, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
Constellation HomeBuilder Systems
Booth #C2056

TOP 3 REASONSMEET WITH US

 

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International Builders Show 2013 - Las Vegas Nevada
The International Builders’ Show is approaching quickly!

International Builders’ Show
February 4-6, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
Constellation HomeBuilder Systems
Booth #C2056

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For well over a decade, Constellation has been a voice for home building software at the Builders’ Show. Join us this year in booth #C2056 where we’ll be helping builders to manage information bombardment and prepare for an exciting 2014.

Stop by to see our ERP solutions NEWSTARFASTBuilder360BuildTopia,HomeDev Pro, and BuildSoft Pro as well as our home sales software Sales1440 and our development software LandDev.

Don’t miss our new DocuSign integration – electronically sign documents including complex sales contracts linked directly to your sales software.

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NEWSTAR users from Ontario and beyond joined Constellation’s experts for a full day of networking and learning at the Kingbridge Conference Centre in King City on Wednesday, June 13. Constellation was thrilled to host 75 attendees from over 30 organizations, at an event geared towards helping current customers to maximize the software they already have – and to provide sneak peeks at the NEWSTAR enhancements that will be rolling out in the months to come.

Constellation is always listening for customer feedback, providing service, support, and opportunities to learn through a range of channels, culminating in regional summits. A number of speakers provided insights, including NEWSTAR experts and vendors highlighting software that integrates directly and seamlessly with NEWSTAR.

Blayne Parrish of Center6 demoed InformXL; helping to ensure that NEWSTAR users are using the tool to its full potential, generating reports from their NEWSTAR system in real time. John Linney of Tarion discussed MyHome, a digital platform that allows new home buyers to ensure their warranties are being upheld to legal standard. And Chang Su impressed wide-eyed builders with customizable user-controlled 3D walkthroughs of new homes. Center6’s InformXL is currently offered in NEWSTAR, with version 2.0 on the way; Tarion’s MyHome will be a big part of the next release of NEWSTAR; and Constellation is currently testing Your Home 3D with NEWSTAR.

Customers eagerly networked, discovering new ways to utilize their NEWSTAR solution that they may not have considered – furthering the NEWSTAR community through shared information and ideas. Constellation’s development team was all ears, listening for where their attention should be placed next.

Constellation’s next NEWSTAR Regional Customer Summits will be taking place in Baltimore, MD and Dallas, TX this coming fall – details to follow.  Also, customer feedback from the Summit suggested a high level of interest in a North America-wide multi-day customer summit. If you would be interested in a larger-scale summit, please contact Cathy Kotsopoulos.

NEWSTAR is a comprehensive suite of integrated software modules for homebuilders, all designed to help you increase sales, and enable you to earn more on each home with more satisfied customers.

NEWSTAR customers can access slides from the day’s keynote speakers by following this link and logging into the Client Care Center. Constellation is always available to customers through the Client Care Center, and group discussions are welcome through the private NEWSTAR LinkedIn community and the public forum of Twitter.

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Markham, ON – June 18, 2012 – Constellation HomeBuilder Systems proudly announces that 40% of the Top 200 Builders (and five of the top 10) are using Constellation’s software solutions to manage critical day-to-day operations, making Constellation HomeBuilder Systems the leading  provider of homebuilding software and website solutions for home builders across North America.

Constellation continues to provide homebuilding software solutions, continuous enhancements, and superior customer service and satisfaction.  With a comprehensive suite of fully integrated software, Constellation has become the industry’s most innovative solutions provider. Constellation is consistently able to design, deliver, and support products that exceed the changing needs of home builders. These end-to-end digital solutions are a result of the organization’s long-term commitment to the homebuilding industry and consistent investment of resources to enhance its products, services, and support.

“At Constellation, our solutions are designed from the start to grow with your business. We are always listening; working with our customers to maximize the value in our products. If we can improve, we will,” said Dexter Salna, President of Constellation HomeBuilder Systems. “Our cloud-based software is always with you, on any device capable of browsing the web. Your employees will quickly become experts – and will immediately begin saving time and making important decisions quickly.”

Visit us at PCBC 2012, June 27-28 in San Francisco at the Moscone Center, booth #5400.

Why choose Constellation?

Stability – committed exclusively to home builders, continuously improving product offerings through customer feedback
Functionality – fully integrated software maximizes efficiency and increases profitability
Technology – mainstream technology minimizes your IT expenses
Enhancements – the latest mobile hardware can drastically improve communication, reduce redundancy, and waste less time

About Constellation HomeBuilder Systems:

As the largest home building software provider in the industry, Constellation HomeBuilder Systems has helped more than 2,800 builders manage their information technology costs with integrated software solutions to run their business from dirt to warranty.  From planning to homeowner services, we have land development software, new home sales and marketing software, production, purchasing, schedule, accounting, warranty, electronic homeowner manuals, vendor portal solutions, and website solutions designed exclusively for the home building industry.  Constellation’s product suite includes, HomeDev Pro, BuildSoft Pro, Builder 360, Constellation Web Solutions, FAST, NEWSTAR, Sales1440, and BuildTopia. Constellation HomeBuilder Systems is a division of Constellation Software Inc. (“CSI”) and is a publicly traded company.

Media inquiries:

Cathy Kotsopoulos
cathyk@constellationhb.com
(888) 723-2222

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