Millennial Buyers’ Willingness to Pay for Green Features

Millennials Willing to Pay for Green in 2020?

Results from NAHB’s report, What Home Buyers Really Want (2019 Edition), show that Millennials want an environment-friendly home, but few are willing to pay more for it for that reason alone. They are, however, willing to pay for certain green features, such as those that provide energy efficiency and cost saving benefits over time. When asked…

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Builders’ and Remodelers’ Use of Technology in 2019

According to a recent NAHB study, although use of some factory-produced components like trusses has become widespread, the newer and more innovative types of construction technology, such as 3D printing and robots, have so far penetrated the residential market only to a very limited extent.  This is true for both single-family builders and residential remodelers. Data…

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New and Renewing Members – December 2019

Why HBA Membership Participation Points Matter… Expand YOUR HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS See How Many Points Your Company Has – View this spreadsheet for the most current points for your company as well as other HBA members. This google spreadsheet will be updated monthly. Participation Point System Playbook – Summary of the point system including how to…

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HBACF Helping Scott Bracy through ALS Journey

Scott Bracy ALS Walk

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is a very important part of the HBA. The HBACF is responsible for raising money to help support scholarships for MSU and OTC students studying construction and interior design and to help support the smoke alarm give-away program. There is nothing the HBACF does better than helping our community and…

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SFC Bank Announces Dedication for Charlie O’Reilly and Noel Boyd

SFC Bank Dedications for Charlie O'Reilly and Noel Boyd

Springfield First Community Bank is proud to announce the dedication of the Charlie O’Reilly Board Room and the Noel Boyd Bank Lobby in honor of two outstanding board members and community leaders. “Our bank is privileged to have such an outstanding leadership team in our board of directors. We are truly honored to have Charlie…

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HBA Home Builder Rusty MacLachlan Running for Office

Springfield home builder Rusty MacLachlan is officially in the running for one of the Greene County Commission’s three seats. MacLachlan of MacLachlan Construction Co. Inc. announced in a news release he’s seeking the District 1 associate commissioner seat currently held by Harold Bengsch. “Our community has seen tremendous growth over the past several decades, which has…

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HBA Christmas Party 2019 – Photos & Awards

HBA Christmas Party 2019 - Meek's, Metro, Monticello, Travis Miller, SS&B, Great American

Thank you to all HBA Members who attended the 2019 HBA Christmas party at Ozarks Food Harvest (PHOTOS BELOW). Giving something back to the community was our focus this year – and we managed to do that by assembling 342 backpacks, cleaning 1,266 eggs and sorting 21,754 pounds of sweet potatoes. All of this work…

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Basements Continue to Fall out of Favor

NAHB analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC) shows that 60.1% of all new single-family started in 2018 were built on slab foundations, followed by 24.3% with a full/partial basement, and 14.3% with a crawl space. The gap between slab and full/partial basement foundation adoption rates is growing: the share of new homes built on…

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‘Tis the Season of Giving – HBA Christmas Party

HBA Christmas Party 2020

| 5:30pm – 7:30pm • Thursday, December 12 | Christmas is almost here! Your HBA wants to encourage you to give back during our annual Christmas Party.  We are partnering with the Ozarks Food Harvest again to help those in need in our community. We invite all of our members to join us from 5:30PM…

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Homes of the Year – 417 Home

All four of the winning “Homes of the Year” are HBA Builders (HBA Home Pros – Quality Insured Home Professionals). Thank you 417 Homes Magazine for honoring our members with these awards! Modern Glam Farmhouse Something old meets something new in every room of this modern farmhouse. Category | Less Than $500,000 & Best Floor Plan…

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Rusty MacLachlan for Greene County Commissioner

Rusty MacLachlan invites you for a reception in support of Rusty MacLachlanGreene County Commissioner1st District Tuesday, December 3, 20195:30 – 7:00pm Metro Appliances & More3252 N. GlenstoneSpringfield, Missouri For more information, contact Heather Grote at 573-256-7060 or For more information regarding the campaign, please visit Rusty’s website at Paid for by Friends for…

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Remembering HBA Member – Marvin E. Prosser

Marvin Prosser

Marvin Earl Prosser was born on June 3, 1943 in Phillipsburg, MO, and he passed away on November 21, 2019. Marvin loved the Lord, his wife of 56 years, Dian, his family, his friends, and his loyal dog, Lola. He was a master gardener, and he shared everything that he produced. Throughout his life he…

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Pest Control Service Technician – Bug Zero Pest Control

Pest control is our passion! We love what we do, so we do it with care and a commitment to excellence. If you are seeking “just a job,” we’re not for you – however, if you want to enjoy coming to work every day and loving what you do, keep reading. Our technicians are experts…

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Floating Teller – Central Bank of the Ozarks

This full-time position is based out of the Main Bank facility for Central Bank of the Ozarks, but will float to any of our 22 banking centers as needed to perform Teller and Customer Service Representative duties. Provide daily deposit services; accurately count, receive and disburse cash.Verify and balance assigned cash drawer daily.Acquire and maintain…

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Personal Banker – Southwest- Republic Road Commerce Bank

ABOUT THIS PART TIME JOB Our Personal Bankers are personable, goal-oriented, and have a passion for helping our customers improve their financial health. As a Personal Banker, you’ll gain valuable insight into banking and finance, while helping customers with their daily financial challenges. You’ll be helping yourself too, because Commerce Bank has a tradition of…

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