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A Gift to You: 2019 All Wrapped Up

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on December 13, 2019 0 Comments
A Gift to You: 2019 All Wrapped Up

On the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, hosts Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin look back at 2019. Tune in to hear about our key policy wins from the year, and where we’re headed in 2020.

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House Approves Bill to Lift Caps on State and Local Tax Deduction

Filed in Capitol Hill, Tax Reform Toolkit by on December 11, 2019 2 Comments
House Approves Bill to Lift Caps on State and Local Tax Deduction

The House Ways and Means Committee today approved the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act, a bill to address concerns from higher-tax states regarding the state and local tax deduction limits.

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Restores Tax-Exempt Status for Developers’ Sewer and Water Contributions

Filed in Capitol Hill, Tax Reform Toolkit by on December 11, 2019 1 Comment
Bipartisan Senate Bill Restores Tax-Exempt Status for Developers’ Sewer and Water Contributions

Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) introduced legislation to address an unintended consequence of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that increased costs for some builders and developers.

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IBS 2020 Master Workshop Will Help You Build a Better Brand

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on December 9, 2019 0 Comments
IBS 2020 Master Workshop Will Help You Build a Better Brand

In this NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Workshop, Builder Branding: A 10-Step Process to Gain Competitive Advantage & Create Employee Loyalty, you will uncover the key ingredients to set your brand apart from the competition.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Shares State and Local Resources for Members

Filed in Chairman's Update, Membership by on December 4, 2019
Video: NAHB Chairman Shares State and Local Resources for Members

In his monthly update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde shares two useful resources for those working to affect housing policy change on a state and local level.

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Beware of Email Scams for Purchasing ‘IBS Attendee List’

Filed in International Builders' Show by on December 3, 2019 0 Comments
Beware of Email Scams for Purchasing ‘IBS Attendee List’

As the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® approaches, we are hearing from some of our members and exhibitors that they have received emails inquiring about their interest in purchasing the NAHB International Builders’ Show’s attendee list.

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Most Home Building in Millennial Areas, But Pace Lags Rest of Nation

Filed in Economics, Housing Trends by on December 3, 2019 0 Comments
Most Home Building in Millennial Areas, But Pace Lags Rest of Nation

The majority of single-family and multifamily housing production in the nation is occurring in counties with the greatest concentration of millennials. However, in a warning sign that the housing affordability crisis persists and more construction is needed, the pace of housing production in areas with the greatest concentration of millennials lags the rest of the nation, according to the latest quarterly NAHB Home Building Geography Index (HBGI).

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Home Prices Continue to Rise with Strong Demand and Tight Inventory

Filed in Affordability, Economics by on December 2, 2019 3 Comments
Home Prices Continue to Rise with Strong Demand and Tight Inventory

National home prices rose at a faster annual growth rate in September compared to the previous month.

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The Digital Transformation of a Home Builder

Filed in International Builders' Show by on December 2, 2019 1 Comment
The Digital Transformation of a Home Builder

During this IBS Master Workshop, three industry experts will focus on important changes in technology, software and data that you can embrace if you want to increase profits and stay ahead of your competition.

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Happy Thanksgiving to NAHBNow Readers

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 28, 2019 1 Comment
Happy Thanksgiving to NAHBNow Readers

NAHBNow will be running on a modified blog posting schedule for the Thanksgiving holiday. We’ll return to our normal publication schedule on Monday, Dec. 2.

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