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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

HBA Fall Fishing 2019 - Sign Up!

It's time to sign-up for HBA Fall Fishing. This year the tournament is on Friday, September 6 at Table Rock Lake, Mill Creek from 7AM-3PM. Our Big Bass Sponsor is Brookline Doorworks, and you don't want to miss out on the Goody Bags from Great American Title! Boats are launched in the order that registration ... Read More

Design Trends For 2020 - Remodeling EXPO 2019 Presentation

Presented by Decorating Den Interiors • 12:30 PM Saturday, September 21 • 2:00 PM Sunday, September 22 If you like your home to be the latest design craze, in Decorating Den Interior’s “Design Trends for 2020”, our professional Designers will present design trends for accessorizing and building material choices for your future room change; which ... Read More