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Corn Madness Cornhole Tournament 2020 – HBA & FamilySAFE

Cornhole Tournament 2020 - Sponsored by FamilySAFE

FamilySAFE Storm Shelters and Saferooms is hosting the 6th Annual HBA CORN MADNESS Cornhole Tournament on March 24th 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 team (2-person teams). Stay tuned for more updates on this event…

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Spring Fishing Tournament 2020

HBA Fishing Tournament 2020 with slogan

It’s time to sign-up for HBA Spring Fishing. This year the tournament is on Friday, April 17 at Stockton Lake, Old State Park from 7AM-3PM. Our Big Bass Sponsor is Screenmobile and if you are interested in being the Goody Bag Sponsor, please Contact Hannah ASAP please! 417.881.3711 We are also considering t-shirts, but we need…

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Le Dipping Parlor Spas Receives 3 Sundance Spas Awards

Sundance Spas Awards

Bob & Debi Smith started Le Dipping Parlor Spas in 1987 and they’ve been family owned and operated since then. They are the second oldest Sundance Spas dealer in the U.S and have received the #1 in Customer Service award for the past 30 years. Le Dipping Parlor is also the oldest spa specialty store…

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Home Show Volunteers 2020 – Thank You!

HBA Super Volunteers 2020

We want to thank all the great volunteers that helped make the 2020 HBA Home Show a success. We had a really good showing of volunteers for ticket sales, information desk and ticket taking as well as driving the vendor shuttle and working the Kid Pro Zone. First, we want to give a little extra…

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Be a Part of the Solution – Build My Future 2020 – Get Involved!

Build My Future 2020 Volunteers Needed

Sign up to volunteer If you are connected to home building or remodeling and struggling to find qualified workers – kids are begging you to “Help Build My Future!”  If you get involved you could change the future of the home building industry and you could help change lives (WIN – WIN). There are kids…

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Winter Weather Tip – HM Risk

HM Risk Management Weather Tip

At HM, we see safety as the key to healthy, happy and productive communities and workplaces. While the Midwest is just now getting snow, ice storms and below freezing temperatures, it is always a good idea to use cation when winter weather is upon us. When working on site outdoors in cold winter weather, make…

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FREE HBA Home Show Magazine 2020

HBA Event Magazine - Home Show Edition 2020

Your HBA Home Show Event Magazine 2020 (digital issue) is now available below and at The physical publication will be available FREE at these locations after noon on January 20th, 2020: Metro Appliances & More – 3252 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO (ask about free tickets at Metro) The Carpet Shoppe – 1827 E…

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Selecting a Home Heating System

Selecting a Home Heating System - SS&B

There are 3 basic styles of operating features with forced air heating and air conditioning systems. These features themselves do not save money but rather improve indoor comfort. Typically the systems with the added features are more efficient but the efficiency is only part of the picture. Most of these features boil down to 3…

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TOP 5 Reason Why Millennials Should Enter the Housing Market Now!

Why Millennials Should Buy a Home Now

With the economy and housing market still recovering, some potential first-time home buyers may be hesitant to invest in a new home. Yet there are several reasons why now is a great time for Millennials and other first-time home buyers to start building their American Dream. 1) Interest rates are low.  Today’s historically low interest…

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Welcome to 2020 – HBA Update

Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield

It’s hard to believe that Home Show is only 22 days from today – are you ready? HBA Home Show 2020 We still have a few booths available and we are looking for volunteers to help with ticket selling, the information desk, driving the vendor shuttle and the Kid Pro Zone area. Please contact Hannah…

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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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Number of Bathrooms in New Homes

The Census Bureau’s latest Survey of Construction (SOC) shows changes in the number and shares of bathrooms and half-bathrooms of single-family homes started in the United States in 2018. The latest year’s data show that 3% of new single-family homes started had one bathroom or less, 64% had 2 bathrooms, 26% had 3 bathrooms, 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 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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