HBA Fishing Tournament – Sept 24, 2021

HBA Fishing Tournament 2020 with slogan

Mark your calendar for the 2021 HBA Fall Fishing Tournament. Friday, September 24th from 7AM-3PM. Stockton Lake – Old State Park Ramp. $75 per boat and boats are launched in the order that registration forms are received, so get your forms in ASAP! Register Online Download PDF Form Register Online Download PDF Form

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Share of New Homes with Porches Back Over 65 Percent

Of the roughly 990,000 single-family homes started in 2020, 65.3 percent came with porches, according to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction (SOC, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau with partial funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development). This marks the third time the share of single-family homes with porches has broken above the…

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HBA Golf Tournament 2021 – October 8th

Sponsorships Register Online PDF Registration Form Sign Up Now for the 2021 HBA Fall Golf Tournament This year’s tournament is being held at Rivercut Golf Course on October 8th. Check-in at noon and Tee off is at 1:00 and awards at the conclusion of the tournament. This is a four person scramble along with other…

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Did the Share of Concrete-Framed Homes Rise in 2020?

Higher prices and limited availability of softwood lumber has been a key issue for housing and the overall inflation situation for the U.S. economy. With this in mind, did higher lumber prices in 2020 result in higher market shares for non-wood framed single-family homes? Wood framing remains the dominant construction method for single-family homes in…

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Shortages Cause Builders to Raise Prices, Pre-Order Materials

Recent posts have discussed how builders are facing widespread shortages of many building materials, and how materials prices for the same house have increased by 26 percent over the past year.  Results from a follow-on NAHB survey show that builders have reacted to the shortages in a variety of ways, most commonly by raising the prices of their homes…

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Why Builder Lumber Prices Remain Higher than Headlines Suggest

Lumber futures prices have decreased by 52 percent (on a front-month basis) over the past seven weeks as mill prices have fallen 48 percent over the same period.[1]  In contrast, prices paid by builders since late May have declined by a fraction of that impact.  The disconnect—which has always existed—is inherent to the lumber supply chain…

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New and Renewing Members – June 2021

Home Show Virtual 360º Tour Expand Check out the Home Show Virtual 360º Tour.   Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS HBA participation is vital to the success of your HBA of Greater Springfield. From volunteering at the HBA Home Show and utilizing HBA marketing to attending events and…

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Metro Appliances & More Completes Store Remodel, Extends Hours

Metro Appliances & More Showroom 2021

Metro Appliances & More is pleased to announce that their ambitious remodel of their Springfield store, which has been underway for the past year, is finally complete. Customers can expect a smooth and seamless shopping experience to complement the store’s new floor-to-ceiling look, which more broadly showcases Metro’s extensive line of appliances (of which there…

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HBA Virtual Home Show Tour Sponsorship Opportunities

360 Sponsorships and Tag Highlights available for the HBA Home Show 360º Virtual Tour (See opportunities & pricing below). Available first to HBA Home Pro Home Show participants. Remaining availability will open to HBA Home Pros unable to participate in the Home Show. WATCH VIDEO BELOW Take a Tour of the HBA Home Show Now!…

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Boracare it Builders! Termite Pretreatment

Boracare by Bug Zero

If you are a builder or building a new home, schedule our BoraCare pretreatment for lifetime protection against termites. It’s an all-natural product that is applied after you’re under roof but before your insulation is installed. So why should you use BoraCare?

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SFC Bank Welcomes Zilian Falig

Zillian Falig

SFC Bank welcomes Zilian Falig as the new Assistant Banking Center Manager Zilian brings the SFC team over 5 years of experience in banking, finance, and investment; working in various roles within financial institutions. She has successfully lead initiatives centered in new product offerings, bank acquisitions and quality assurance. She attended Evangel University, studying Social…

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Parade of Homes 2021 – Fall with Virtual Components

Parade of Homes 2021 Featured

2021 HBA Parade of Homes Place your home on the In-Person Tour, Virtual 360 Tour or BOTH! Tap Here for Parade Details – TBD – DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM After reviewing results from our Parade of Home surveys we created a new ala carte pricing structure that includes virtual home tours as well as in-person tours. Check…

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417 Home of the Year 2021 – Accepting Entries

417 Home of the Year

417 Home is officially accepting Homes of the Years entries! They are looking for the most beautiful and innovative custom homes in Southwest Missouri. Homes of the Year is a juried competition established to recognize exceptional home building projects. Homes can be nominated by both firms and individuals who completed work in the 417-area code…

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HBA Cornhole Metro Open

SIGN UP! July 22nd Tournament PLAY-IN-GAMES EXPLAINED VIEW LIVE BRACKET Metro Appliances & More will be showcasing their completely remodeled showroom by hosting the HBA CORNHOLE METRO OPEN on July 22nd at 5:30pm (5:15 if you are a play-in game*). Food, Beverages, Cornhole Winner Prizes, Door Prizes and much more. Come to play or come…

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Cornhole Play-In-Game Explained

SAMPLE BRACKET BELOW SIGN UP A TEAM – July 22 PLAY-IN-GAMES A Play-In-Game, for the HBA Cornhole Tournament, is at the beginning of a tournament where the “lowest qualifiers” are forced to play each other before the main tournament begins. EXAMPLE: In a 32 team bracket this would be any team that does not fit…

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