September is your only chance to take advantage of the best deals on registration to the NAHB International Builders’ Show, the building industry’s biggest event! The Show takes place Jan. 20-22 in Las Vegas, but now is the time to get ready: Registration opens tomorrow, Sept. 2!
Many single-family home buyers seek out Energy Star ratings for the houses they buy to take advantage of the savings that comes from energy-efficient building materials and appliances. Well, now multifamily renters who have a desire to “go green,” can get the same info and make an educated choice about where they want to live too.
NAHB administers the Legal Action Network for Development Strategies, or LANDS Group, designed for experienced land use and environmental attorneys who focus at least half their practices on home building and development industry issues. LANDS provides networking opportunities combined with cutting-edge advanced-level education seminars.
The NAHB/Builder’s Mutual Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) is accepting applications through Sept. 26. SAFE acknowledges and honors individuals for developing and implementing high-quality, innovative, worksite safety programs. One of the categories you can nominate yourself or another builder/remodeler for is the Associate Safety Program of the Year.
Master the craft of successful selling by completing NAHB’s Certified New Home Sales Professional online course. And if you’re a member of the NAHB National Sales and Marketing Council, you can save $50 off the course fee if you purchase by Sept. 30.
Terminology related to energy-efficient homes can make anyone feel lost without an industry translator by their side. The following definitions should give you a better understanding of four of the most common energy-efficient home terminologies.
The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), a leading indicator for the multifamily market released by NAHB, posted a gain of five points to a reading of 58 for the second quarter. It is the 10th straight quarter with a reading of 50 or above.
Qualified Remodeler magazine recently selected Keith Allen, a custom builder from Germantown, Tenn., as the August Remodeler of the Month. QR interviewed Allen to get his take on remodeling and the industry in the most recent issue. Check it out here.
Thinking about submitting an application for the Best in American Living Award, but unsure whether you should go for it or not? Well, wonder no more. Here’s what former winners have to say about why it’s a good move for you and your business.
First-time home buyers aren’t playing as big a role in the housing market as they did a few years ago, when lower prices and a big tax credit lured them to the market. But when it comes to homes financed by conventional or government-backed loans, first-time buyers still account for a historically high share of purchases, according to a new paper from researchers at the Federal Housing Finance Agency.