Understanding Today’s New Home Buyer - Live Online 2022 (Sept 29, Oct 6)

Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 09/29/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

This course will explore the dynamics of personalities, generations, cultures, and their relationship to today’s home buyer. Why, where, and how are they making their home buying decisions? How are home buyers affected by global, national and local events, trends, and cultures? Can the new home sales professional be an expert on these aspects? The course will examine how different buyer profiles choose to look for new homes all the way to making their home buying decision. We will also investigate what to do and what not to do, in addition to other suggested techniques for selling to today’s home buyer. Lastly, the course will review best practices for marketing, advertising, merchandising, and modes of communication.

Participants in this course will be able to:

  • Learn about today’s new home buyers: Who are they? What are they looking for? How are they looking? In this course, you will discuss the ever-changing demographics of new home buyers.
  • In addition to the questions of who and what, you will examine the differences between generations and how age shapes home buying preferences.
  • Through this course you will demonstrate helpful tips on how to market and sell to each different generation.
  • In addition to generational differences there are also abundant cultural differences in today’s home buyers. You will differentiate the wants and needs of new home buyers from various cultures.
  • Different generations, cultures and needs demand unique features in their homes. In this course, you will identify the design style and color preferences in today’s new home buyer market.

Instructor: TBD

Course Length: 6 hours

NAHB Continuing Education: 6 hours for the following designations: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP, MIRM.

Important Registration Details: 

This course is non‐transferrable. Do not use another individual’s login information to register for this course. You must log in to nahb.org as yourself to receive a certificate of completion and credit for this course. If you are registering as a member, please use a PIN tied to your legal name. NAHB PINs are tied to a person, not a company. If you are not registered on nahb.org, Create Your Login now. 

After you have participated in the sessions, you must take a timed, one-hour skills check and earn a score of 70% or higher to receive course credit. If you do not pass, you have one opportunity to retake it. Once you have passed the skills check and completed the course evaluation, you can print out your certificate of completion. You will have access to the course materials and test for 60 days after the first live webinar. 

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations will also be accepted until 24 hours before the class is scheduled to begin. After that date, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged per cancellation. Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to ElearningHelp@nahb.org. 

Tim Lansford


Luxury Homes

Tim Lansford is President/Owner of Luxury Homes of Texas, a custom home building and remodeling company. He is an experienced builder and successful leader in the Dallas, Texas construction community with 25 years in the industry. His experience spans the spectrum of the home construction industry, including home building, remodeling, and renovation projects from large, multi-million-dollar custom new homes to small remodeling projects.

A standout among his peers, Tim has earned eleven NAHB Designations, demonstrating his commitment to continuing education in the building industry and serving his customers.

Tim is also a Licensed Texas Real Estate broker and owns a Full-Service Training and Development Company. As a professional speaker and instructor with the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), Tim has had the privilege of presenting at residential construction industry events, including The International Builders’ Show, NAHB Association Management Conference, various State Association meetings, Industry Associations meetings, and many Construction Companies / Suppliers from across the United States.


Session 1
09/29/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  180 minutes
09/29/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  180 minutes
Session 2
10/06/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  180 minutes
10/06/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  180 minutes
Understanding Today's New Home Buyer Course Test
25 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  60 minute limit  |  18/25 points to pass
25 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  60 minute limit  |  18/25 points to pass
Course Evaluation
11 Questions
11 Questions Please fill out the evaluation below with your feedback about the course. You must complete the evaluation to receive your Certificate of Completion. Click the link below when you are ready to begin.
Certificate of Completion
6.00 Continuing Education credits  |  Certificate available
6.00 Continuing Education credits  |  Certificate available