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Austin homebuilders struggle to keep up with housing demand

An In-Depth Look at Austin’s Housing Shortage Supply chain issues and land use planning codes are straining home builders and housing shortages. AUSTIN, TX – In January, the median selling price of a home in the Austin metro area rose 30% to $476,000. As it becomes increasingly difficult to find housing in Austin, homebuilders are […]

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The Saskatoon Home Builders Association distributes the materials

The Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association (SRHBA) hosted the 30and The Housing Excellence Awards last weekend which the association says celebrates professional members who provide quality, affordable and choice housing in Saskatoon and area. The winners were chosen by an international jury made up of professional members of the Home Builders’ Association from across […]

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Homebuilder market drops 5% between 2020 and 2021

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Supply chain issues, labor shortages and the price of lumber have impacted the number of homes built in 2021. The Wisconsin Builders Association reported a 5% drop in home building permit applications in 2021. Twelve thousand permits were retired in 2020 and 11,007 were retired in 2021 in the state. People […]

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Delta Companies nominated for homebuilder awards

Sarah Gallop Design Inc. tops the list of nominees with 12 finalists. A Tsawwassen partnership between Kemp Construction Management and Sarah Gallop Design Inc. earned a runner-up nomination in the “Best Certified Home – Custom” category at the 2022 Georgia Awards. The awards, now in their 30th year, celebrate excellence in home construction and renovation […]

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Louisiana Pharmacists Association, Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University Announce Honors | Business

The Louisiana Pharmacists Association recently held its annual convention and recognized two pharmacists from the Baton Rouge area. Angela Ross, of Walmart Pharmacy, was named Chain Pharmacist of the Year. TJ Woodard, of Prescriptions in Geaux, received the Bowl of Hygeia award for community service and was named Independent Pharmacist of the Year. — The […]

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Two Fernie Homebuilders Finalists for CBHA Awards – The Free Press

Two Fernie companies were included on the Keystone Award shortlist of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association. Fernie Home Builders and Parastone Developments both made the cut in different categories. Fernie Home Builders is in the running for first place in the Best Detached Single Family Home category from $ 1 million to $ 1.5 million […]

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Money trumps environment as Oklahoma home builders kill proposed energy conservation code

Adobe Stock / Monthira Oklahoma builders recently rejected proposals to make state building codes more environmentally friendly, according to Oklahoman reporter Richard Mize. Ultimately, after months of working in committee to make energy conservation as important as other building standards, the Oklahoma Home Builders Association said it was against it because greening the building. code […]

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Isakson honored by the National Association of Home Builders

Nov. 3 – WASHINGTON – The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) inducted longtime former Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Into its National Housing Hall of Fame at the fall reunion of leaders of the association in Houston last week. The National Housing Hall of Fame recognizes individuals whose wit, ingenuity and determination have improved the […]

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People on the Move: Soula Burrell Joins the Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association

Growing up in the service industry, Soula Burrell learned at a young age the art of hospitality and making sure others were well taken care of. Her parents, both hard-working Greek immigrants, started at the bottom when they each arrived in Canada – her mother working in a factory and her father doing the dishes […]

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“Vacation Home” Home Builders Association Prize Draw | October 4, 2021 | Virtual

Make-A-Wish Ohio and the Home Builders Association Charitable and Educational Foundation have teamed up to make someone’s wish to own a home in 2021 come true with “A Home for the Holidays”. The ticket price is $ 100 per unlimited ticket and sales end on Saturday, December 25 at 7 p.m. You have a chance […]

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Home Builders’ Association “Holiday Home” Raffle | October 4, 2021 | Virtual

Make-A-Wish Ohio and the Home Builders Association Charitable and Educational Foundation have teamed up to make someone’s wish of owning a home in 2021 come true with “A Home for the Holidays.” Ticket price is $100 per ticket with no limit and sales end Saturday, December 25 at 7 p.m. You have a chance to […]

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Lumber prices plummet, but supply and labor ‘chaos’ hit state homebuilders

By Thomas Clouse/The Spokesman-Review Lumber prices have finally fallen to record lows, but other supply issues will keep homebuyers from reaping the benefits of lower costs for some time, industry officials say. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the cost of lumber per 1,000 board feet had fallen to around $400 by September […]

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Representative Miller-Meeks visits Pella for a National Home Builders Association field trip

August 18 – PELLA – On a sunny Wednesday morning, Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) traveled to Pella for a field trip to the National Home Builders Association. She traveled with Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), as well as American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall. The visit was part of a tour […]

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“It’s booming” – Quesnel homebuilders are busy during the summer season – Quesnel Cariboo Observer

High lumber prices, a global pandemic and other challenges haven’t stopped Quesnel homebuilders from having one of their busiest seasons. “We never slowed down at all,” said Lorne Lilley, owner of E and L Bulldog Construction. “There were bigger jobs that people decided to wait for, but when they started we took on other jobs… […]

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Northern Colorado Home Builders Association Foundation builds bed frames to donate to NoCo children in need – Loveland Reporter-Herald

In north Loveland on Thursday afternoon, the sounds of music could be heard amid the hum of saws, drills and sanders as the Northern Colorado Home Builders Association Foundation and several local volunteers spent the morning preparing picture frames bed to build and give to those in need. The NOCO HBA Foundation is considered the […]

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A Big Night for San Antonio Home Builders at the Summit Awards

The 2021 Summit Awards were sold out last week, with nearly 400 of San Antonio’s best in the homebuilding community attending the JW Marriott. The coveted Summit Eagle is awarded annually to home builders, developers, renovators and those who support the home building industry. The Summit Awards are presented by the Greater San Antonio Builders […]

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Knoxville homebuilders struggle to keep up with real estate demand

The housing shortage in Knoxville is not going to go away. One solution seems obvious: build more houses. But home builders are currently facing major challenges, including high material costs, supply delays, a shortage of labor, and a lack of available properties. And the pressure will only tighten: Knoxville needs about 40,000 additional homes by […]

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Homebuilders worried about lack of inventory as the Parade of Houses approaches

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX / KJTL) – On July 9-11 and 16-18, dream homes across Wichita Falls will be on display in the North Texas Home Builders Association Parade of Homes. As home builders get ready to show off their new homes, a few are starting to feel the pressure to try and build homes to […]

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Australia’s shortage of building materials causes delays for Tasmanian home builders

As global construction explodes, Australian home builders face project delays due to a shortage of building materials exacerbated by the impact of bushfires and high steel prices. Key points: Builders say there are delays in sourcing some building materials 2021 is set to be a banner year for single-family home construction, but demand is expected […]

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Lawsuits still plague Florida construction industry, home builders say

Florida lawmakers last month passed tort reform law extending COVID-19 liability protection to businesses and healthcare providers, but Florida’s construction industry says that it faces a form of prosecution abuse that lawmakers have not addressed. Florida home builders say lawmakers missed a crucial opportunity to boost the construction industry by passing House Bill 21 or […]

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Regional Home Builders Association Seeks to Elevate Economy Together – The Durango Herald

Through the quiet neighborhoods, the steady sound of a hammer, the high-pitched zinc of a circular saw and laughter on a construction site. For a long time, it seemed unfair that the construction industry continued to assert itself as “essential” when so many other businesses have suffered shutdowns. The work trucks possessed the deserted streets […]

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Lumber and steel costs push up the price for builders and homebuyers – InForum

FARGO – Those looking to build their dream home in the Fargo-Moorhead area have seen costs rise dramatically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kim Hochhalter, vice president of Building Concepts and president of the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead, said it’s not uncommon for home builders to experience a five-figure increase in the […]

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26% drop in planned developments

The Irish Home Builders Association has called for urgent and targeted action to be taken in the 2021 Budget to address the challenges of affordability and supply of new homes. The IHBA represents hundreds of home builders of all sizes across Ireland. James Benson, spokesman for the IHBA, said the delivery of homes is well […]

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Home builders choose to build outside Rapid City to save money

Rapid City’s budget hearing on Tuesday night saw city council reject a mayor’s proposal to increase building permit fees – as a way to cover the city’s $ 203,000 budget deficit. And while the Black Hills Home Builders Association calls it a victory for affordable city housing, there are still issues that make Rapid City […]