Archive for 2010

LAUNCHED! New and Improved SpringfieldHBA.com now online

The new and improved SpringfieldHBA.com officially launched Monday morning, and HBA members and consumers alike are poised to benefit from a whole array of new features and practical resources. Monday’s launch is timed perfectly to accommodate the busiest two weeks (in terms of website traffic) of the HBA’s year. Visitors seeking information on the HBA’s upcoming…

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Mark Your Calendar for HBA Events in 2011

Springfield HBA

Time to start filling in your 2011 calendar with these HBA/NAHB events: January 12 – 15 International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida January 28 – 30 HBA Home Show March 15 – 17 Certified Green Professional Class April 6 HBA of Missouri Legislative Day – Jefferson City June 17 – 19 & 24 – 26…

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NAHB’S Multifamily Production and Vacancy Indices Show Increased Confidence

Serving as leading indicators for the sector, two composite multifamily indices produced from NAHB’s survey of multifamily builders and property managers showed improvement in the third quarter of 2010. The NAHB Multifamily Production Index (MPI) increased to a value of 35.6, up from the 26.6 level reported for the second quarter. This is the highest…

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Boost Your Home Show Traffic with Print-Ready Marketing Materials

2011 Home Show

The HBA’s 2011 Home Show is right around the corner, January 28-30. If you are an exhibitor in the show, take advantage of the HBA’s free designs for marketing materials to promote the show to your prospective customers. The printed materials also offer $1 off an admission. You can print flyers for your showroom, postcards…

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SpringfieldHBA.com Re-Boot is Just Days Away

The new and improved SpringfieldHBA.com is set to officially launch later this week, with HBA members and consumers alike set to benefit from a whole array of new features and practical resources. The launch is promised later this week, in time for HBA Home Show web traffic to experience the completely overhauled site. So, watch…

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Local News Media: Housing = Jobs

On Tuesday, November 30, National Association of Home Builders Senior Economist Elliot Eisenberg met with builders, developers, policymakers, and friends of the residential construction industry to share multiple components of the same basic message: housing equals jobs. Eisenberg discussed the job creation impact of building 100 new single family homes in a community. Job creation…

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Are You In? Last Day to Reserve Space in the HBA Event Magazine!

Today – Monday, December 6 is the last day to reserve ad space in the HBA Event Magazine! Remember, this is your exclusive opportunity to put promote your business to the tens of thousands of people who attend the HBA’s annual events including the Home Show, Parade of Homes and Remodeling Expo for one price!…

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Rep. Diehl Pre-Files Legislation to Remove Sunset from Fire Sprinkler Law

Rep. Jon Diehl has pre-filed legislation (House Bill 46) which removes the December 31, 2011 sunset on the state provisions governing fire sprinkler system installation. (You can view the full legislation by clicking here.) The original statute passed in 2009 prohibits any political jurisdiction from adopting mandatory residential fire sprinklers in single family homes in…

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BUILDERS LAUNCH WEBSITE TO DEFEND MORTGAGE INTEREST DEDUCTION

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has launched a newly-designed consumer-oriented website, www.SaveMyMortgageInterestDeduction.com, to provide up-to-date information on the threat to the mortgage interest deduction. “Americans overwhelmingly oppose any action by Congress to tamper with the mortgage interest deduction, but it could be eliminated or scaled back as Congress and the Administration are looking…

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Meet Springfield City Council Candidates at December 6 Reception

You have an opportunity to meet several Springfield City Council candidates at a reception sponsored by the Springfield Good Government Committee on Monday, December 6 at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, 202 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway, from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. The Council General Election is on April 5, 2011 – several…

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HBA Remodelors Council Builds Playhouse to Help Make-A-Wish

The Playhouse was built by the HBA Remodelors Council for the benefit of the Make-A-Wish Foundation®. The house will be used to grant a child’s wish. It is currently on display at the Battlefield Mall, outside of JCPenney’s – enter the mall through the main entrance (on the east side of the mall). The Playhouse…

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December Membership Matters

NEW APPLICATIONS: BUILDER MEMBER – REMODELER Superior Exteriors & Remodeling Jeff Curtiss 2221 W. Battlefield, Springfield MO 65807 417-886-5882 Sponsor: John Yates The Board will vote on membership when all information is received, if no contest is filed. NEW MEMBERS: ASSOCIATE – DRYWALL FINISHING D. Hoagland Quality Drywall Danny Hoagland 847 Brumback Rd. Seymour, MO…

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