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1. One, such as a person or firm, whose business is the construction of dwellings.
2. One who builds one's own home.

home′build′ing n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homebuilder - someone who builds houses as a businesshomebuilder - someone who builds houses as a business
constructor, builder - someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
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Nearly a third of all families purchasing new homes in 2006 obtained a mortgage from a financing company owned by or affiliated with a large homebuilder (see figure 1).
s (NASDAQ: UMPQ) Umpqua Bank subsidiary has launched a new homebuilder finance group to provide Oregon- and Washington-based residential regional homebuilders and developers with access to construction and development loans.
Dave Clements: Dave is a founder & CEO of Lasso Data Systems, the leading developer of "on-demand" CRM homebuilder software for builders and developers.
Our firm is a diversified regional homebuilder, and it's that type of company that the larger national builders like to buy out," said Ed Walters.
Driving these impressive statistics are agreements between local HBAs and RealSelect - the firm that built and manages HomeBuilder.
The move by RealSelect to work with NAHB, acquire NHSS and create HOMEBUILDER.
KB Home has been named the #1 Green Homebuilder in a study by Calvert Investments and the #1 Homebuilder on FORTUNE magazine's 2011 World's Most Admired Companies list.
It is believed to be the first such branding program initially making use of television advertising by a homebuilder in the U.
Establishing a Premier Residential Homebuilder in New Jersey
Founded in 1957, and ranked the #1 homebuilder in Fortune Magazine's 2006 list of America's Most Admired Companies, KB Home is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "KBH.
homebuilder weakness will likely extend into 2007, though a downturn could easily extend another year should a recession develop before the current housing correction troughs, according to Fitch Ratings in its latest edition of 'Chalk Line'.