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NAHB News - New-Home Sales Rise 5.5 Percent in November

Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 5.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 290,000 units in November, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Commerce Department. The gain represents a partial bounce-back from a near-record low, downwardly revised number of new-home sales in October. "While builders continue to face a great ... Read More

New HBA Officers-Board Installed at Christmas Party

In addition to enjoying entertainment from the Skinny Improv, Christmas Party attendees observed the installation of new officers including: President - Matt Bailey, Bailey Company President-Elect - Galin Campbell, Galin Homes Treasurer - Sam Clifton, Millstone Custom Homes Secretary - Shannon Lee, Rock Solid Construction Enjoy a slideshow featuring photos from the Christmas Party. Many ... Read More

LAUNCHED! New and Improved SpringfieldHBA.com now online

The new and improved SpringfieldHBA.com officially launched Monday morning, and HBA members and consumers alike are poised to benefit from a whole array of new features and practical resources. Monday's launch is timed perfectly to accommodate the busiest two weeks (in terms of website traffic) of the HBA's year. Visitors seeking information on the HBA's upcoming ... Read More

Mark Your Calendar for HBA Events in 2011

Time to start filling in your 2011 calendar with these HBA/NAHB events: January 12 - 15 International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida January 28 - 30 HBA Home Show March 15 - 17 Certified Green Professional Class April 6 HBA of Missouri Legislative Day - Jefferson City June 17 - 19 & 24 - 26 ... Read More

Local News Media: Housing = Jobs

On Tuesday, November 30, National Association of Home Builders Senior Economist Elliot Eisenberg met with builders, developers, policymakers, and friends of the residential construction industry to share multiple components of the same basic message: housing equals jobs. Eisenberg discussed the job creation impact of building 100 new single family homes in a community. Job creation ... Read More