Archive for 2019

Reach Your Consumers – FREE Post in the HBA Info-Letter

Many of you are familiar with the HBA Info-Letter that we send out quarterly to our database of consumers, but there are many more that are not taking advantage of this FREE and simple post. What & When Is It? The HBA Info-Letter is a quarterly email newsletter is sent out to help promote HBA…

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Millennial Buyers’ Willingness to Pay for Green Features

Millennials Willing to Pay for Green in 2020?

Results from NAHB’s report, What Home Buyers Really Want (2019 Edition), show that Millennials want an environment-friendly home, but few are willing to pay more for it for that reason alone. They are, however, willing to pay for certain green features, such as those that provide energy efficiency and cost saving benefits over time. When asked…

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Builders’ and Remodelers’ Use of Technology in 2019

According to a recent NAHB study, although use of some factory-produced components like trusses has become widespread, the newer and more innovative types of construction technology, such as 3D printing and robots, have so far penetrated the residential market only to a very limited extent.  This is true for both single-family builders and residential remodelers. Data…

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Number of Bathrooms in New Homes

The Census Bureau’s latest Survey of Construction (SOC) shows changes in the number and shares of bathrooms and half-bathrooms of single-family homes started in the United States in 2018. The latest year’s data show that 3% of new single-family homes started had one bathroom or less, 64% had 2 bathrooms, 26% had 3 bathrooms, and…

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New and Renewing Members – December 2019

Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS See How Many Points Your Company Has – View this spreadsheet for the most current points for your company as well as other HBA members. This google spreadsheet will be updated monthly. Participation Point System Playbook – Summary of the point system including how to…

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HBACF Helping Scott Bracy through ALS Journey

Scott Bracy ALS Walk

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is a very important part of the HBA. The HBACF is responsible for raising money to help support scholarships for MSU and OTC students studying construction and interior design and to help support the smoke alarm give-away program. There is nothing the HBACF does better than helping our community and…

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SFC Bank Announces Dedication for Charlie O’Reilly and Noel Boyd

SFC Bank Dedications for Charlie O'Reilly and Noel Boyd

Springfield First Community Bank is proud to announce the dedication of the Charlie O’Reilly Board Room and the Noel Boyd Bank Lobby in honor of two outstanding board members and community leaders. “Our bank is privileged to have such an outstanding leadership team in our board of directors. We are truly honored to have Charlie…

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HBA Home Builder Rusty MacLachlan Running for Office

Springfield home builder Rusty MacLachlan is officially in the running for one of the Greene County Commission’s three seats. MacLachlan of MacLachlan Construction Co. Inc. announced in a news release he’s seeking the District 1 associate commissioner seat currently held by Harold Bengsch. “Our community has seen tremendous growth over the past several decades, which has…

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HBA Christmas Party 2019 – Photos & Awards

HBA Christmas Party 2019 - Meek's, Metro, Monticello, Travis Miller, SS&B, Great American

Thank you to all HBA Members who attended the 2019 HBA Christmas party at Ozarks Food Harvest (PHOTOS BELOW). Giving something back to the community was our focus this year – and we managed to do that by assembling 342 backpacks, cleaning 1,266 eggs and sorting 21,754 pounds of sweet potatoes. All of this work…

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Home Show Bag Sponsor – Meek’s

The 2020 HBA Home Show Bag Sponsor is Meek’s – The Builder’s Choice. Grab your Meek’s bag as you enter the HBA Home Show January 24-26. For more information on show hours, presentations, Kid Pro Zone etc., click here.

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Organized Steps to Designing your Dream Home – 2020 Home Show

Organized steps to designing your dream home - Home Show Presentation by Erica Lea Design Studios

HBA Home Show Presentation by Erica Lea Design Studios • 4:00 PM Saturday, January 25, 2020 Building and designing a new home can be a daunting task; however, by using some key organized steps we can minimize the headache and make the building process fun and enjoyable.  In this 1 hour live presentation we will…

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Hardwood 101 – 2020 Home Show

Hardwood 101 - HBA Home Show 2020 Presentation by Mouery's Flooring

HBA Home Show Presentation by Mouery’s Flooring • 3:00 PM Saturday, January 25th 2020 • 1:00 PM Sunday, January 26th 2020 Join Rick Mouery, the owner of Mouery’s Flooring, for an in-depth class covering the who, what, when, where & why’s of hardwood flooring versus luxury vinyl.

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Free 2020 Home Show Tickets while Supplies Last

HBA Home Show 2020 Mobile

After January 2nd stop by Metro Appliances & More at 3252 N. Glenstone to pick up your FREE HBA Home Show tickets.  Limit 2 per person while supplies last. In addition, pick up a copy of the 2019 HBA Home Show Magazine before the show between January 21 and 24, 2020. Metro Appliances & More is…

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