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For Every $1,000 Added 158,857 People Priced Out of a Home

NAHB recently released its 2020 priced out estimates. The new estimates show that, if the median new home price goes up by $1,000, 158,857 households would be priced out of the housing market nationwide. In other words, based on their incomes, 158,857 households would be able to qualify for a mortgage to purchase the home before…

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COVID-19 Construction Job Site Practices – Flatten Coronavirus

COVID-19 Construction Job Site Practices - Flatten Coronavirus

Basic Infection Prevention Measures New announcements concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue coming at a quick pace. We want to make sure you are aware of the following: St. Louis and Kansas City have issued “stay-at-home orders” that are either in effect or go into effect soon. Fortunately, your local HBA and HBA Missouri have been working…

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Corn Madness Cornhole Tournament 2020

Cornhole Tournament 2020 - Sponsored by FamilySAFE

WE ARE WORKING TO RESCHEDULE THIS CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT. PLEASE STAY TUNED! FamilySAFE Storm Shelters and Saferooms is hosting the 6th Annual HBA CORN MADNESS Cornhole Tournament on -TBD- at 5:30pm (5:15 if you are a play-in game*). This event includes food, beverages, basketball pop-a-shot, cornhole, prizes and much more! There is a $10 charge per…

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International Energy Conservation Code – Short Term Win for Future Homeowners

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield recently wrapped up an 18-month long process updating the city’s building codes. Much of that focus has been centered around the International Energy Conservation Code ®(IECC). Outside interest groups were pushing for an immediate full adoption of the of the 2018 IECC, which would add burdensome costs to…

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NEW Opportunities for Workforce Development

The HBA is excited to announce that we will be partnering with Holland Elementary during the 2018/2019 school year to promote construction career opportunities. A group of HBA members (and MSU construction and interior design students) will meet monthly with 3rd through 5th graders to complete small projects while exploring construction career opportunities. How can…

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Thank You 2016 HBA Home Show Sponsors

Thank you to all the 2016 HBA Home Show Sponsors! Southern Supply – Event Sponsor Meek’s – The Builder’s Choice – Bag Sponsor Southern Materials – Prize Sponsor The Bank of Missouri – Vendor Lounge Sponsor

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A Very Special ‘Thank You’ from Habitat for Humanity

A very special ‘thank you’ from Habitat for Humanity. Every year the Habitat for Humanity ReStore is provided space at the HBA Home Show and HBA Home Remodeling Shows. We greatly appreciate this opportunity and do not often have the chance to say thank you. By allowing us to set up a booth, we have been able to bring…

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New Mortgage Lender welcomed to Springfield First Community Bank

Springfield First Community Bank recently welcomed Steve Mayfield as the bank’s newest mortgage lender and Vice President. Mayfield has 28 years’ experience in real estate, financing, and management; his most recent experience includes Great Southern Bank and Simmons First National Bank. “Steve is a wonderful addition to our mortgage lending team.”, said Tyler Stalker, Springfield…

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Springfield First Community Bank welcomes Heather Ramsey

Springfield First Community Bank is proud to welcome Heather Ramsey as Senior Vice President. In her new role, Ramsey will oversee the bank’s Private Banking Division and Business Services. Ramsey will provide high level service and tailor financial solutions to meet clients’ unique personal and business needs. Ramsey has more than 25 years of banking…

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Board of Directors – 2016

In addition to the great fun and volunteering at the 2015 HBA Christmas Party some official business was also served.  Awards were presented (click here for details) and the 2016 HBA Board of Directors was installed.  Congratulations to all those who have stepped up and are committed to leading the HBA of Greater Springfield in…

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Christmas Party 2015

Thank you to all HBA Members who attended the 2015 HBA Convoy Christmas of Hope. A wonderful time was had by all, and the amount of excitement and hard work that was put into our volunteer project was bountiful! Thank you Millstone Custom Homes & Renovations, Southern Supply and Wildcat Rentals for sponsoring this event.…

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Winter 20% OFF on ALL Accessories, Area Rugs and Lamps

Does your home seem bare after taking down holiday decor? Call 724-9400 today to schedule your complimentary design consultation! Winter 20% OFF on  ALL Accessories, Area Rugs and Lamps through the month of January, 2016 at Decorating Den Interiors.  

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Luxury Vinyl Planks – New Product

Luxury Vinyl Planks: if you’ve been looking for wood floor alternatives you’ve probably heard of this product. Not sheet vinyl, not laminate, and not engineered hardwood. This is an entirely new product. Being made of 100% plastic, it doesn’t breathe or expand and is 100% waterproof. It has an attached cork underside and does not…

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Save Some Jingle with Great Deals – SCS Home Entertainment

‘Tis the Season at SCS Home Entertainment and we can prove it! Save up to 50% on name brand Home electronics during the Demo, Clearance and Close-out sale at SCS Home Entertainment now through Christmas. You’ll find big savings on all of our top quality entertainment furniture and décore too. Entertainment Credenza’s, Pub Tables and…

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Golden Hammer Honorees Recognized – Hearts & Hammers

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO (HFHS) honored two past board of directors and a local business with the Golden Hammer award during the Hearts & Hammers annual celebration. Golden Hammer award recipients are among the most valuable HFHS supporters who have demonstrated their belief in the mission the organization by providing ongoing support and…

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