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HBA January 2014 Networking Event

* TUESDAY, January 21, 2014 * 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm * Ramada Oasis Maui Room * $20.00 per person * 2546 N. Glenstone Ave., Springfield MO * Please RSVP to emily@springfieldhba.com

HBA Home Show Setup

* JANUARY 28 * 8am - 8pm * JANUARY 29 * 8am - 8pm * JANUARY 30 * 8am - 2pm * EXPO CENTER * Home Show 2014 Sponsored by Southern Supply View HBA Home Show in a larger map

April 2014 HBA Membership Networking Event

* APRIL 15, 2014 * Sponsored by Midwest Block & Brick * 5:00 - 7:00 (Tentative Time for All Networking Events. Sponsors May Change Times - Please Watch for Changes) * Event will be held at Midwest Block & Brick -  1650 E. Atlantic, Springfield MO * Please RSVP to emily@springfieldhba.com SO WE KNOW HOW MANY BURGERS ... Read More

HBA 2014 HOME SHOW - Jan 31 - Feb 2

* JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 2 Sponsored by Southern Supply Friday, January 31 * 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday, February 1 * 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday, February 2 * 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Springfield EXPO Center - Map Click Here for More Information   View HBA Home Show in a larger ... Read More

Christmas Party 2013 Recap and Photos

Thank you to all those that could get out of their driveway and make it to the 2013 HBA Christmas Party. The weather was not perfect, but the surveys are in and the results show everyone had a really good time. "Thank you for hosting a great Christmas party. We all had a great time ... Read More

Season’s Greetings from your HBA Team!

We wanted to take a few minutes to thank all of our members for their hard work over the last year. 2013 brought us a fantastic Home Show and Home Remodeling Show along with a slowly improving economy. Your association continues to grow in strength and is ready for an exciting 2014. It has been ... Read More

New and Renewing Members - December 2013

Welcome to all the new members and welcome back to renewing members. Every one of the members of the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield is greatly appreciated and can be found at HBAHomePros.com (direct link to our membership search engine). Ask about adding keywords and video. New Members: AC Component Specialists dba Nature’s Renewable ... Read More

HBA Honors Outstanding Members of 2013 at Christmas Party

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield announced its most prestigious honors of the year at last Tuesday night’s annual Christmas party and banquet at Bass Pro’s White River Conference Center in Springfield. The annual HBA awards announced during the evening’s festivities included HBA Builder Member of the Year, HBA Associate Company of the Year ... Read More

Home Building Passes One Million Mark

November housing starts and permits reported by Census and HUD were over the one million mark in November. Except for a brief breech of that mark in early spring, home construction has not been over one million since 2008. Single-family starts rose to 727,000, a 20.8% increase over October and the highest since December 2007. ... Read More

Published FHA Loan Limits Show Large Declines for 2014

Loan limits for mortgages backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) were scheduled to fall in 2014 due to the expiration of increased limits set during the housing crisis. However, the magnitude of change for the published limits has caught many by surprise. Stimulus legislation established higher limits to ensure homebuyer access to credit during the Great ... Read More

Website Server Changed - Please Notify us if Any Issues

SpringfieldHBA.com moved to a new server this morning (December 13, 2013). Why did we moved it on Friday the 13th... well it just needed to be done. Everything appears to be operating correctly, but if you see something not working quite right please let us know ASAP. Email Webmaster@SpringfieldHBA.com Website now hosted by McMurtrey/Whitaker & ... Read More

Construction Sector Job Openings Reach Five-Year High in October

The number of unfilled construction sector positions (124,000) reached a five-year high according to the October BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). While the increase in unfilled positions in 2013 is consistent with the increase in construction sector activity, particularly for home building, the data continue to reflect only modest growth in total employment thus far. The rise in the count ... Read More