Protect Your Business: Construction Contracts & Law Live Online

Filed in Education, Home Building, Legal, Remodelers by on April 23, 2018 0 Comments
Protect Your Business: Construction Contracts & Law Live Online

Builders and remodelers could use a primer on contract law – and now they can have it in webinar format. The NAHB Construction Contracts & Law Live Online course will be offered over three consecutive Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. ET, on May 1, 8 and 15.

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Bringing Housing Home Webinar Focuses on Legislative Issues

Filed in Capitol Hill by on April 23, 2018 0 Comments
Bringing Housing Home Webinar Focuses on Legislative Issues

NAHB will conduct a free webinar on April 26 that will provide the latest update on the association’s legislative priorities for Bringing Housing Home.

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Timber Tower Proposals Advance through Code Hearings

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on April 20, 2018 1 Comment

As members of the International Code Council (ICC) continue their debates on more than 1,300 proposals to amend sections of building, fire, mechanical and plumbing codes, one set of proposals to allow taller wood-framed buildings sailed through the ICC Committee Action Hearings this week in Columbus, Ohio.

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Diversifying the Industry’s Workforce to Address the Labor Shortage

Diversifying the Industry’s Workforce to Address the Labor Shortage

As the residential construction industry continues to grapple with a severe labor shortage, one solution is clear to many industry leaders: recruiting more women.

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Online Mortgages More Attractive Than Online Dating

Online Mortgages More Attractive Than Online Dating

Society’s general acceptance of and reliance on technology is quickly permeating the housing industry. In fact, a recent survey found the portion of Americans who say they’d feel comfortable applying online for a mortgage is greater than those who’d consider online dating.

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NFL’s Clay Matthews Tackles a Special Remodel Project

Filed in Remodelers by on April 19, 2018 0 Comments

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was featured in a recent HouzzTV episode in which he hires NAHB Remodelers member Pat Hurst of Hurst Design & Build for a large renovation.

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Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on April 19, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2018, down three points from the previous quarter and back to the same level as the third quarter of 2017.

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Keys to Empowering the Industry’s Future Leaders

Filed in Councils & Committees, Student Chapters by on April 18, 2018 0 Comments
Keys to Empowering the Industry’s Future Leaders

A growing group of female leaders is challenging the status quo and making their mark in residential construction with the help of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council and Students Chapters program.

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National Home Remodeling Month Made Easy

Filed in Remodelers by on April 18, 2018 0 Comments
National Home Remodeling Month Made Easy

The remodeling industry typically kicks into high gear each year as the warmer weather of spring sets in. That’s why May is the best time to celebrate National Home Remodeling Month and raise consumer awareness of the advantages of the benefits of hiring a professional remodeler. NAHB has you covered with an easy-to-use toolkit of resources to help you get started.

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New Tax Law May Increase Developers’ Sewer and Water Costs

Filed in Capitol Hill, Land Development by on April 17, 2018 0 Comments
New Tax Law May Increase Developers’ Sewer and Water Costs

Even after a massive reduction in their corporate tax rate, some utility companies are interpreting a little-known tax change in a way that is forcing developers to substantially increase what they pay for contributions in aid of construction (CIACs).

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