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COVID-19 Basic Infection Prevention Measures – Safe Job Site Practices

In order to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and respect the health of others and their families – please follow these basic prevention measures. Para ayudar a frenar la propagación de COVID-19 y respetar la salud de los demás y sus familias, siga estas medidas básicas de prevención. Stay home if you are sick.…

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Viral Economic Stress: Impacts of the Coronavirus – NAHB News

NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz provided the following overview on Friday, March 20, 2020. It has been a dramatic week given ongoing aggressive government action to slow the spread of the coronavirus. While concern is still growing about the current environment, it is important to keep in mind that the crisis will eventually end, and…

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Housing Permits Started 2020 Strong

Over the first month of 2020 – and prior to the impact of the coronavirus, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 70,386. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 21.2% increase over the January 2019 level of 58,086. Year-to-date ending in January, single-family and multifamily permits reported growth across the country.…

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Garage Door Installation – Renner Garage Door

Job Responsibilities / Requirements: Experienced Garage Door Installers or Willing to Train with Construction Background. Must have own Truck, Tools, and a Valid Drivers License. Needs to be a Self-Starter, Motivated, Organized, with a Good Work Ethic. Committed to Professionalism, Quality of Service, and Team-Oriented. Great Communication Skills Required (Phone, Verbal, Written, and Interpersonal). Detail…

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Administrative Assistant – Larson Heating and Air

Front Desk Coordinator/Administrative Assistant Are you enthusiastic? Friendly? Looking for a new career? We need you to join our growing team! Larson Heating, Air & Plumbing, a Nixa, MO-based HVAC company is looking for a full-time Front Desk Coordinator/Administrative Assistant. Applicants must have either a high school degree or equivalent. Two or more years of office…

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Consumer Loan Processor – The Bank of Missouri

As a Consumer Loan Processor you will perform loan processing and set-up duties associated with the documentation and posting necessary in granting consumer credit to the Bank’s borrowers. Here are some of the great benefits you will enjoy as a member of our team: Competitive Salary Personal paid time off, as eligible 401K and Employee…

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Membership Events Information Coming Soon!

Even though the snow has been falling today, our spring membership events are quickly approaching! There is going to be a change in location and possibly date for the Spring Golf Tournament, we will be sending out the location and date with registration information along with Corn Madness, Fishing, and the HBACF Charitabowl Party later…

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The 4-1-1 on the HBA Charitable Foundation

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is the charitable arm of the HBA of Greater Springfield.  The HBACF exists to allow HBA members to give back to our community. What does the HBACF do? The HBACF believes in giving back to our community in a variety of ways. Whether funding scholarships for design and construction students…

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HBA Builder Member Requirements – 2020

HBA Builder Member Requirements were put in place by the Board in 2017 to insure HBA builders continue to be viewed as a step above the rest and to help builders maintain a better connection with the HBA through increased participation. In order to meet the annual requirements, all HBA builders must attend: One HBA Builder…

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Housing Starts Mark a Solid Start in 2020

Total housing starts posted a 3.6 percent decline in January (1.57 million units) compared to an upwardly revised December estimate of 1.63 million units according to the joint data release from the Census Bureau and HUD. Relative to January 2019 (during the housing soft patch), total starts are 21.4 percent above the annual pace of 1.29 million…

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Private Residential Construction Spending Rises for the Sixth Consecutive Month

NAHB analysis of Census Construction Spending data shows that total private residential construction spending increased 1.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of $540.7 billion in December 2019. With the support of decreasing mortgage interest rates, it was the sixth consecutive monthly increase after declines in the first half of 2019.  Nevertheless, the value of total…

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Spring Fishing Tournament 2020

HBA Fishing Tournament 2020 with slogan

It’s time to sign-up for HBA Spring Fishing. This year the tournament is on Friday, April 17 at Stockton Lake, Old State Park from 7AM-3PM. Our Big Bass Sponsor is Screenmobile and if you are interested in being the Goody Bag Sponsor, please Contact Hannah ASAP please! 417.881.3711 We are also considering t-shirts, but we need…

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Home Search – Time Spent Searching for a Home is Rising

Of the 11% of American adults considering a home purchase in the final quarter of 2019, only 43% reported being actively engaged in the process to find and buy a home.  A year earlier, the comparable share of active buyers was a much stronger 54%.  This finding suggests that mortgage interest rates steadily below 4.0%…

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Be a Part of the Solution – Build My Future 2020 – Get Involved!

Build My Future 2020 Volunteers Needed

Sign up to volunteer If you are connected to home building or remodeling and struggling to find qualified workers – kids are begging you to “Help Build My Future!”  If you get involved you could change the future of the home building industry and you could help change lives (WIN – WIN). There are kids…

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FREE HBA Home Show Magazine 2020

HBA Event Magazine - Home Show Edition 2020

Your HBA Home Show Event Magazine 2020 (digital issue) is now available below and at HBAHomeShow.com. The physical publication will be available FREE at these locations after noon on January 20th, 2020: Metro Appliances & More – 3252 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO (ask about free tickets at Metro) The Carpet Shoppe – 1827 E…

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