HBA Home Pros News

HBA Home Show Opens Friday: See it ALL in One Place!

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield will open the doors to its annual Home Show in just one week, promising a big helping of what’s new, along with the tried and true favorites. The 2012 HBA Home Show has everything to inspire your next home improvement or building project - all under one roof. Attendees ... Read More

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Joplin Project Airs this FRIDAY

The heart-tugging original feel-good series “Extreme Makeover : Home Edition” will conclude its 9th and final season on ABC with its biggest-ever build -- the 200th episode, in which the team builds 7 homes in 7 days for tornado victims in Joplin, Missouri. The final regularly scheduled episode, “Joplin, Missouri,” January 13 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET), ... Read More

HBA President Bailey Describes 'New Normal' in Buffalo Reflex

Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield President Matt Bailey recently was featured in a Buffalo Reflex article that assessed the current state of the area's housing economy. To read the full article on buffaloreflex.com, click here. --------------------------------- The New Normal Matt Bailey of The Bailey Company has adjusted to the building market by switching to ... Read More

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Joplin Build Photo Slideshows

When home builder (and HBA of Greater Springfield board secretary) Sam Clifton (Millstone Custom Homes) agreed to lead the most ambitious Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project in the history of the wildly popular program (his second with EM:HE), he believed the building industry in the area would rise to the occasion and inspire continued, ongoing rebuilding efforts ... Read More

Pensmore Project Draws a Crowd for Salute to Construction Kick-Off

The 27th annual Salute to Construction festivities began last week with a successful reception at Chateau Pensmore in Christian County.  The 72,000 square foot first-of-its-kind home served as a very appropriate location for the kick-off and proclamation ceremony.  The fact that our region was selected as the place to build this home featuring the super ... Read More

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Continues Build Week in Joplin

Led by Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield Board Treasurer Sam Clifton, and featuring project management by numerous HBA of Greater Springfield and HBA of Southwest Missouri in Joplin builders, the largest build in the history of wildly popular ABC Television Network reality television program Extreme Makeover: Home Edition started on Wednesday, October 19 in ... Read More

Extreme Makeover Home Editions Day 1 Photos

It was an exciting first day at the Extreme Makeover Home Edition. There was so much going on everywhere you looked making it impossible to capture the full scope of this extreme seven house build. Enjoy the photos.... Click for Full Screen Slideshow

HBA Home Remodeling Expo Opens with Media Attention

The HBA of Greater Springfield's 2011 Home Remodeling Expo Opened Friday to larger than anticipated crowds amid positive local media attention.  Coverage on KOLR/KOZL (watch video by clicking here), the Springfield Business Journal, and the Springfield News-Leader (early-week and late-week) helped set the stage for a successful weekend. It was a busier-than typical opening Friday ... Read More