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Student Loans Crowding Out Home Purchases

Student and auto loans have historically dominated non-mortgage, non-revolving credit, as seen in the Federal Reserve’s G.19 Consumer Credit report. As of the third quarter of 2018, student loan debt totaled $1.6 trillion.  As student-loan debt has historically made up the majority of non-mortgage, non-revolving credit, homeownership is the opportunity cost for its accumulation. In January 2019, ... Read More

Characteristics of Recent Home Buyers

A total of 8.8 million households bought homes in the two years preceding the release of the 2017 American Housing Survey (AHS).  For its February Special Study, the National Association of Home Builders used the 2017 AHS to analyze trends among recent home buyers. The AHS is a nationally representative survey of residential structures in the ... Read More

Build My Future - Workforce Development 2019

Workforce development is critical – but, how do we connect with the next generation of workers? One fantastic opportunity is the Build My Future event. This event is a One Day Construction Career Day targeting high school students and is scheduled for April 17th this year. What kind of training do I need to… What ... Read More

New and Renewing Members - January 2019

HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS UPDATE • 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 acquire points and purpose of gaining points ... Read More

HBA Home Show Event Sponsor 2019

Metro Appliances & More is the 2019 HBA Home Show Sponsor. Stop by and see all the excellent appliances, lighting and more at the Metro Appliances & More booth during the HBA Home Show. Pick up a free 2019 HBA Home Show ticket at Metro Appliances & More in Springfield (limit 2 per person) and ... Read More

Looking for Summer Employees?

Kickapoo High School is hosting a “Summer Job” Job Fair April 23rd at the high school and you are invited to participate! What: Summer Job Fair Where: Kickapoo High School, 3710 S Jefferson Avenue, Springfield When: April 23, 9am-1:30pm Tables will be supplied – all you need to bring is information about your business and ... Read More

2019 Flooring Trends Educational Workshop

Join us for a special event at our flooring gallery.  What to expect:  2019 Flooring Trends Brand new product introductions  Special offers on 2018 inventory  Saturday February 2, 2018 2-3 pm  Mouery’s Flooring 2516 west battlefield street Springfield MO 65807 417.883.4720 This post brought to you by Mouery's Flooring

Gorgeous Custom Decorating Made Simple - JCPenney

Even the most beautiful of interior designs had humble beginnings—as a simple idea straight from someone like you. You don’t have to be a master architect to bring your vision to fruition—that’s where our expertise in custom decorating comes into play. Whether you’ve already got a plan in mind or are looking for inspiration, we’ll ... Read More

Dishwasher Dry Boost

Dishwasher Dry Boost (available on some model dishwashers, starting in 2018) is an innovative new drying option that targets hard-to-dry items like plastics.  It significantly improves drying performance, providing up to 3 times better drying compared to a Heated Dry Option. GE® ENERGY STAR® Dishwasher with Front Controls Product Description This dishwasher from GE knows ... Read More

FREE Home Show Tickets - Limits Apply

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. SORRY! ALL TICKETS HAVE BEEN GIVEN AWAY. In addition, pick up a copy of the 2019 HBA Home Show Magazine before the show. Pick a magazine between January 17 ... Read More

Plumbing Sale - $100 Off

Start your spring early with the Southern Materials Spring Kitchen and Bath Plumbing Sale! Starting February 1st through May 31st you get $100 off every $1,000 you spend and there’s no spending limit. Hurry in and visit with our bath and kitchen experts, you can find us on East Division across 65 from Furniture Row. ... Read More