At some point, every tradesman has to become a businessman. And to do so, he has to stop running around like a headless chook, take a deep breath and work out how to get there.
In the business of setting builders up in business, we’ve found a peculiar trend: The more demand for builders, the less likely they are to be looking for ways to improve their business. It’s sort of like – the boom is their business plan… It’s like they believe the only reason a customer would choose […]
Stroud Growth With 4 franchises sold in 2016 and 11 others forecasted by the end of the year, why all of a sudden is Stroud Homes taking off in NSW and VIC? For starters our designs are being requested all over the eastern boarder of Australia, even in areas we don’t yet have builders. This […]
When starting a business from the ground up, you go through what’s known as the ‘trial and error’ period where your so called business plan takes many right hand turns requiring time and money to get back on track.
Stroud Growth The core reason behind our success at Stroud Homes is our persistent and relentless drive to improve how new homes are built. In order to do so we must improve ourselves and staff members. During December all Stroud Homes franchisees came together for training on our workflow management system. Just two weeks later […]
It’s been a big year for Stroud Homes as the company has grown with new franchises in Melbourne, Wide Bay, Wagga Wagga, Sydney South West and Brisbane West, as well as taking out a number of HIA awards and a QMBA. None of this would be possible without the hard work our franchisees put into […]
Why do tradies love working for Stroud Homes? Efficient systems, great communication and high expectations are just part of the answer. See tradies tell their story of working with Stroud Homes.
I’m pretty excited about this new team starting up in the Bundaberg/Hervey Bay/Maryborough (Wide Bay) area, opening on January 30th. Find out more here. Adopting a Team Mentality in Business Everyone plays team sports, why is it that so many people miss the point of doing business as part of a team? It is great working […]
Stroud Homes Casey opens! Stroud Homes Casey is open for business! It was a successful grand opening last Saturday 14th of November with over 150 in attendance and 9 customers wanting to build with us. Stroud Homes is dedicated to working closely and supporting our existing franchisees, and enjoy celebrating events like these. We look […]
If the Housing Industry Association’s Professional Builder/Renovator Awards 2015 have proven anything this year it’s how great the results can be when we work together with our customers. Stroud Homes recently received two HIA Awards which recognise our professionalism in the housing industry, along with our business management, customer service and building practices.