Our Fall Membership Drive is Here! Willkommen to the Home Builders Association’s first annual Oktoberfest Membership Drive! Grab your Lederhosen, sample some Bier and Wurst, and strengthen the Home Builders Association by recruiting new members. For more details and to learn how to get involved, click here.
Prices of building materials dropped in August. Softwood lumber prices went down 2.2% and OSB prices declined 0.8%, reversing increases in July. Gypsum prices decreased another 0.9% in August, totaling 6.5% down from the February peak. Read the full story from NAHB.
The housing market is slowly gaining strength after the ravages of the Great Recession. Home prices are rising across the country, and both home sales and housing starts are up year-over-year. Home-builders are gradually gaining confidence, in part because of anticipated growth in the first-time homebuyer market. Read more here from Marketplace.
HUD Secretary Julian Castro cited the importance of home building to the economy in an address today to the NAHB Board of Directors in Dallas. “Builders are part of our nation’s economic backbone,” said Castro. “You always have been. And HUD is committed to partnering with you to ensure that the hard-won progress we’re seeing […]
While planning for the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams on Pete’s Mountain is well underway, the Home Builders Association is already looking ahead. If you have or know of a site we could consider for our 2017 show – one that will be ready by the middle to end of next year and that […]
This year’s Trap Shoot presented by Parr Lumber raised the bar to new heights. From a delicious hot breakfast courtesy of the Divine 9 to a drone capturing the event from high in the sky to the largest Annie Oakley to date to a new record for number of teams, this year’s Trap Shoot hit […]
Celebrate your peers as we announce the winners of the 2015 Remodeling, Designer and Building Excellence Awards. Bringing two great Home Builders Association traditions together, we are excited to celebrate and enjoy the salmon styling’s of Steve Frazier and Contract Furnishings Mart along with our 2015 Excellence Award winners. The 2015 Board of Directors election […]
The Home Builders Association is still actively soliciting donation to go towards the construction of our 2015 PAC House. Donations in the form of materials, labor and cash helps maximize the return on the sale of the PAC House. If you have questions or would like to learn more about how you can help please […]