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Protecting Homes Against Natural Disasters

Filed in Sponsored Content by on September 18, 2019 0 Comments
Protecting Homes Against Natural Disasters

Natural disasters, such as wildfires and hurricanes, can strike at any time and cause significant damage to homes in their path. Proactive preparation can provide peace of mind for both builders and home owners knowing that their valuable assets are protected by building materials that reinforce the durability of their homes.

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Hard Work Pays Off for Kentucky Remodeler

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on August 27, 2019 0 Comments
Hard Work Pays Off for Kentucky Remodeler

Starting a business in the middle of the Great Recession requires a great deal of determination and hard work, but it’s possible. That was the case for Nick Keitz, CAPS, CGR, a remodeler and owner of Keitz Construction, LLC, in Lexington, Ky. And it’s just one of the reasons why he was named NAHB’s August Remodeler of the Month.

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IBS 2020 Show Home Boasts Serious ‘Curve Appeal’

Filed in Design, International Builders' Show by on August 9, 2019 0 Comments
IBS 2020 Show Home Boasts Serious ‘Curve Appeal’

While The American Home 2019 had a single-sloped roof line and predominantly square-edged designs, the 2020 edition largely consists of radius walls and other rounded design elements. In fact, one of the first things visitors will notice is that the front of the home is built entirely with curved walls.

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Member-to-Member Relationships Key for State and Local Associations

Filed in Membership by on August 7, 2019 0 Comments
Member-to-Member Relationships Key for State and Local Associations

Retaining members is just as important as finding additional members. And because retention is such a critical component of membership, NAHB is introducing a new cash rewards program called Attention to Retention.

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Remodeler Sees Benefits of Investing in Younger Workforce

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 26, 2019 0 Comments
Remodeler Sees Benefits of Investing in Younger Workforce

For his dedication to strengthening the remodeling industry, Neil McGowan, president of Navigator Kitchens and Construction, Inc. in Parrish, Fla., has been named the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for July.

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2 Key Factors Driving Single-Family Housing

Filed in Economics by on July 22, 2019 2 Comments
2 Key Factors Driving Single-Family Housing

Job growth and lower mortgage rates are two positive economic variables that will support near-term growth for single-family construction.

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HBA Leaders Share Proven Keys to Effective Member Communication

Filed in Membership by on July 16, 2019 0 Comments
HBA Leaders Share Proven Keys to Effective Member Communication

Several guest speakers from around the country participated in the latest Third Tuesday Townhall and shared multiple ways in which they’ve managed to successfully stay engaged with their members throughout the year.  

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2020 Remodeled Show Home Aims to Amaze

Filed in International Builders' Show by on July 12, 2019 1 Comment
2020 Remodeled Show Home Aims to Amaze

Element Building Company is taking an outdated 1977-built home and transforming it into a showcase of modern designs and energy efficiency.

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Economic Uncertainty Curbs Housing Growth

Filed in Economics by on July 3, 2019 0 Comments
Economic Uncertainty Curbs Housing Growth

In his recent overview of current housing market conditions, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz illustrates how lower interest rates alone are not sufficient to tackle current housing affordability headwinds.

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8K TV: Are American Homes Ready?

Filed in Technology by on July 3, 2019 1 Comment
8K TV: Are American Homes Ready?

As households increasingly use more data, technology experts suggest preparing new homes to eventually adapt to what will be one of the biggest data hogs: the 8K TV.

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