September HBA Fishing Tournament

HBA Fishing Tournament 2020 with slogan

September HBA Fishing TournamentMark Your Calendar Friday, September 24th | 7AM-3PM Stockton Lake – Old State Park Ramp $75 Per Boat Please note that boats are launched in the order that registration forms are received, so get your forms in ASAP! Register Online Download PDF Form Register Online Download PDF Form

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New Homes with Porches Back

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Of the roughly 990,000 single-family homes started in 2020, 65.3 percent came with porches. According to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction (SOC, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau with partial funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development), this marks the third time a share of single-family homes with porches has broken above…

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Oct HBA Golf Tournament

Sponsorships Register Online PDF Registration Form Sign Up Now for the October HBA Golf Tournament The 2021 Fall Tournament is being held at Rivercut Golf Course on October 8th. Check-in at noon and Tee off is at 1:00 and awards at the conclusion of the tournament. This is a four person scramble along with other…

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Did the Share of Concrete-Framed Homes Rise in 2020?

Higher prices and limited availability of softwood lumber has been a key issue for housing and the overall inflation situation for the U.S. economy. With this in mind, did higher lumber prices in 2020 result in higher market shares for non-wood framed single-family homes? Wood framing remains the dominant construction method for single-family homes in…

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Shortages Cause Prices Increases

Monticello Homes Springfield Missouri Shortages cause price increases

Shortages Cause Prices Increases Recent posts have discussed how builders are facing widespread shortages of many building materials, and how materials prices for the same house have increased by 26 percent over the past year.  Results from a follow-on NAHB survey show that builders have reacted to the shortages in a variety of ways, most commonly by raising the…

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Why Builder Lumber Prices Remain Higher than Headlines Suggest

Lumber futures prices have decreased by 52 percent (on a front-month basis) over the past seven weeks as mill prices have fallen 48 percent over the same period.[1]  In contrast, prices paid by builders since late May have declined by a fraction of that impact.  The disconnect—which has always existed—is inherent to the lumber supply chain…

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Veterans Hiring & Resource Fair July 8

The Missouri Job Center and the American Legion Goad-Ballinger Post 69 are teaming up to host a Veteran-Focused Hiring Event and Resource Fair on Thursday, July 8, from 10 am – 2 pm, at Post 69, located at 149 Memorial Plaza, next to Jordan Valley Ice Park. The event is open to the public.  “Hosting…

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New and Renewing Members – June 2021

PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBERS-June 2021: Stewart’s Custom Designs Contact: Brandon Stewart Services: Diamond Coat Epoxy products, countertops, flooring, walls Web: Facebook – stewartscustomdesignsllc NEW MEMBERS: Springfield Blue Print Contact: Tiffany Rogers Services: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, House Plans, Printing/Graphics, Vinyl Specialists Web: spfdblue.com RENEWING MEMBERS: LCS Kleen-Aire Mills Foundation MMC Fencing & Railing The Adkins Family Group at…

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Metro Appliances & More Completes Store Remodel, Extends Hours

Metro Appliances & More Showroom 2021

Metro Appliances & More is pleased to announce that their ambitious remodel of their Springfield store, which has been underway for the past year, is finally complete. Customers can expect a smooth and seamless shopping experience to complement the store’s new floor-to-ceiling look, which more broadly showcases Metro’s extensive line of appliances (of which there…

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HBA Virtual Home Show

HBA Virtual Home Show 360 Sponsorships and Tag Highlights available for the HBA Home Show 360º Virtual Tour (See opportunities & pricing below). Available first to HBA Home Pro Home Show participants. Remaining availability will open to HBA Home Pros unable to participate in the Home Show. WATCH VIDEO BELOW Take a Tour of the…

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Boracare it Builders!

Boracare by Bug Zero

If you are a builder or building a new home, schedule our BoraCare pretreatment for lifetime protection against termites. It’s an all-natural product that is applied after you’re under roof but before your insulation is installed. So why should you use BoraCare?

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SFC Bank Welcomes Falig

Zillian Falig

SFC Bank welcomes Zilian Falig as the new Assistant Banking Center Manager Zilian brings the SFC team over five years of experience in banking, finance, and investment, working in various roles within financial institutions. She has successfully led initiatives centered on new product offerings, bank acquisitions, and quality assurance. Zilian enjoys serving others within our…

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Parade of Homes 2021 – Fall with Virtual Components

Parade of Homes 2021 Featured

2021 HBA Parade of Homes Place your home on the In-Person Tour, Virtual 360 Tour or BOTH! Tap Here for Parade Details – TBD – DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM After reviewing results from our Parade of Home surveys we created a new ala carte pricing structure that includes virtual home tours as well as in-person tours. Check…

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417 Home of the Year 2021 – Accepting Entries

417 Home of the Year

417 Home is officially accepting Homes of the Years entries! They are looking for the most beautiful and innovative custom homes in Southwest Missouri. Homes of the Year is a juried competition established to recognize exceptional home building projects. Homes can be nominated by both firms and individuals who completed work in the 417-area code…

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HBA Cornhole Metro Open

SIGN UP! July 22nd Tournament PLAY-IN-GAMES EXPLAINED VIEW LIVE BRACKET Metro Appliances & More will be showcasing their completely remodeled showroom by hosting the HBA CORNHOLE METRO OPEN on July 22nd at 5:30pm (5:15 if you are a play-in game*). Food, Beverages, Cornhole Winner Prizes, Door Prizes and much more. Come to play or come…

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