Communicating with Members: How are We Doing?

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Communicating with Members: How are We Doing?

NAHB is conducting a survey to find out what our members think about the type and amount of communication they receive. Do you receive the right amount of information on the topics that interest you in a timely manner? We really want to know!

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SAFE Award Deadline Extended to Friday, Oct. 3

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SAFE Award Deadline Extended to Friday, Oct. 3

If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else for the 2014 NAHB/Builders Mutual Safety Award for Excellence, don’t miss your chance. The deadline is this Friday, Oct. 3.

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It’s Time to Ditch the Rule

It’s Time to Ditch the Rule

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on Sept. 29 spoke out against a proposed rule that would greatly expand the federal government’s authority under the Clean Water Act and harm individual landowners and home buyers.

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RCMC: A Student’s Point of View

RCMC: A Student’s Point of View

Less than two weeks remain for NAHB Student Chapters to apply for the Residential Construction Management Competition (RCMC), which gives high school and college home builders-to-be a chance to apply skills learned in the classroom to a real construction company by completing a management project/proposal. Participant Kari Glasser explains what it’s like.

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Millennials and the American Dream

Filed in Economics, Homeownership, Housing Trends by on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Millennials and the American Dream

A recent survey of younger Americans illustrates that the goal of homeownership remains an important part of the American Dream.

The economic future of Millennials is key to the future of housing demand.

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How Much for a Code Change?

How Much for a Code Change?

To be of best use to the public, building codes must be cost effective and affordable – and it’s impossible to figure out whether a proposed code change is either, unless it comes with a price tag.

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NAHB Remodelers Selects September Remodeler of the Month

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NAHB Remodelers Selects September Remodeler of the Month

NAHB Remodelers recently selected Mark Rehberg, a custom builder from Austin, Texas, as the NAHB Remodeler of the Month. Qualified Remodeler magazine interviewed Rehberg to learn more about how he got into the remodeling business and what he’s up to now. Check out his story in this month’s issue.     

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Last Chance to Save the Most on IBS Registration

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Last Chance to Save the Most on IBS Registration

Did you forget to register for your FREE IBS expo pass? Hop to it – Sept. 30 is just one short day away! September is also your only opportunity to save $100 off International Builders’ Show full registration. Get the tools you need to increase your business at the building industry’s biggest event next January!

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Builders Helping Builders: Money Talks

Filed in Builders Helping Builders, Home Building by on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
Builders Helping Builders: Money Talks

Builders Helping Builders is new feature on NAHBNow that allows members to tap into the vast knowledge and experience of the entire Federation in one succinct forum.

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Awards Honor Committment to Education

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Awards Honor Committment to Education

The annual Designee of the Year Award honors those builders, remodelers and others whose commitment to education allows their professionalism to shine through. The Educator of the Year awards honor the top instructors in NAHB professional designation courses. The awards reward those who best promote the value of earning NAHB designations across the industry, serve as mentors and contribute to the overall growth of NAHB designations programs. The deadline for both is Friday, Oct. 17.

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