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BUNDLE NOW - Marketing Resources 2020

Due to adjustments in our Trade Shows for 2020, as well as a new website that will be launched later this month, we are running a little bit behind on preparing bundles for 2020. PLEASE jump on this as soon as possible. Bundle Deadline - November 21st HOW TO START 1 - Fill out the ... Read More

HBA Member Celebration Social

It’s time to celebrate as the Holiday Season is just around the corner! And this year, we want to celebrate and show our appreciation for YOU! Save the date for the Member Celebration Social on Tuesday, November 26th from 3:30-5:30PM at the HBA Office. Member Social We want to invite all HBA Members to this casual, social event with ... Read More

Take the HBA Interest Survey

Company Interests Find out what the HBA has in advertising and sponsorships that can help your company in 2020. Simple Survey Fill out a simple survey and receive graphs to visually see where your interests peak. In addition to the graphs you will receive an interactive google sheet to experiment with and see what you can ... Read More

HBA Emerging Leaders Update - October, 2019

The HBA Emerging Leaders is a committee of young or developing professionals that was started August of this year. This group consists of about 15 HBA Members in various roles within their companies who want to expand their industry knowledge, network, and get involved with the HBA. In the two meetings that have taken place, ... Read More

Incredible Party Pics and Review

MORE PHOTOS BELOW On October 15, more than 200 members and friends came out to Incredible Pizza to have an INCREDIBLE time! With unlimited games, activities, food, and a silent auction with more than 50 items donated, there was something fun for everyone! Thank you to all who came and brought family and friends to ... Read More

HBACF Incredible PARTY! Buy Bargain Tickets NOW

The HBA Charitable Foundation is hosting an incredible party October 15th (open for members and non members with purchased ticket). This is such a great deal for all the Incredible Pizza entertainment, plus an incredible silent auction planned – we thought, "let's just call it the Incredible Party." October 15th 5pm - 9pm $50+ Value ... Read More

We are Hosting the HBA Regional Leadership Conference

The HBA of Greater Springfield is honored to be hosting the Regional Leadership Conference on November 14 & 15 this year. This 2019 conference will be held at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center (2546 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO). Leader from all around the region (Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Arkansas & Missouri) are ... Read More

Smoke Alarm Donations 2019 + Fire Safety Education Award

On October 1st at 2pm the HBA Charitable Foundation will make its smoke alarm donation to local area fire departments as a part of the Home Builders For Fire Safety Campaign. In an effort to reach fire departments of all sizes, the HBA Charitable Foundation is donating these smoke alarms to Republic, Fair Grove, Willard, ... Read More

AD&C Loan Volume Contracts

Despite broader interest rate declines for government bonds and mortgages, NAHB industry survey data for the second quarter of 2019 indicates that interest rates for acquisition, development and construction (AD&C) remain stubbornly elevated. For example, loans for spec single-family home building averaged a 6.2% rate for the second quarter. These higher interest rates have caused the volume ... Read More

Minority Homeownership Rate Continues to Decline

The minority homeownership rate declined again in the second quarter of 2019, edging down to 46.9 percent from 47.4 percent in the second quarter of 2018. This is its lowest level since the third quarter of 2017. The most recent release of the US Census’ Housing Vacancies and Homeownership Survey (CPS/HVS)also shows that the overall U.S. ... Read More

Kid Pro Zone - NEW!

New to the HBA Remodeling EXPO this year is the Kid Pro Zone. This area is a combination of fun and workforce development where kids can build towers, design structures, connect pipes and win prizes. This ZONE of the HBA Remodeling EXPO will include the following: – 1 – PIPELINE WALL Kids will have fun ... Read More