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Young Professionals Week Kicks Off with #CICDAY2019

Filed in Student Chapters by on October 7, 2019 0 Comments
Young Professionals Week Kicks Off with #CICDAY2019

YP Week was created last year to highlight local HBA young professional groups and activities, encourage local YP recruitment, and showcase the importance of membership and the positive impact that NAHB and HBA membership can have in the early stages of a home building career.

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Focus on Keeping Your Jobsite Fire Free with Resources from NAHB

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on October 3, 2019 0 Comments
Focus on Keeping Your Jobsite Fire Free with Resources from NAHB

Fire Prevention Week, an annual public outreach and awareness campaign from the National Fire Protection Association, will be observed Oct. 6-12. It’s a perfect time for home builders to assess their jobsite fire plans with the hazardous winter season approaching.

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Setting Social Media Goals is Essential to Sales Success

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing by on October 3, 2019 0 Comments
Setting Social Media Goals is Essential to Sales Success

Using social media effectively and consistently to influence buying behavior is as dependent on a strong foundation as is the structural integrity of the homes you’re building. Consider these six goals to help build your program.

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October is Careers in Construction Month

Filed in Construction Industry by on September 30, 2019 0 Comments
October is Careers in Construction Month

October is Careers in Construction Month, when NAHB members and state and local HBAs participate in a national campaign to raise public awareness about the great jobs available in home building and related trade professions.

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Building Codes Vote Coming Soon and NAHB Members Can Help

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on September 27, 2019 9 Comments
Building Codes Vote Coming Soon and NAHB Members Can Help

The International Codes Council will hold its public comment hearings in Las Vegas Oct. 23-30. The hearings will determine which building code proposals will be modified for the final online vote in November. NAHB members can influence which code changes are approved.

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Learn Critical Social Media Marketing Strategies in NAHB Webinar Course

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing by on September 25, 2019 0 Comments
Learn Critical Social Media Marketing Strategies in NAHB Webinar Course

The NAHB webinar course Social Media Marketing for Your Business Live Online will help home building companies think strategically about social media and how it fits into the marketing big picture.

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Don’t Cut Corners on Saw Safety

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on September 18, 2019 1 Comment
Don’t Cut Corners on Saw Safety

When used properly and maintained in good working order, saws are quick and efficient tools to complete the job. But serious injuries can result if the proper safety precautions are not followed.

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HBA Wins Court Fight Against Building Permit Fees with Help from NAHB Fund

Filed in Legal by on September 16, 2019 8 Comments
HBA Wins Court Fight Against Building Permit Fees with Help from NAHB Fund

After nearly a decade of litigation and two trips to the state Supreme Court, the Home Builders Association of Michigan secured a resounding victory for the home building industry.

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Is the Long Saga of the HOW Companies Nearing an End?

Filed in Legal by on September 13, 2019
Is the Long Saga of the HOW Companies Nearing an End?

A decades-long receivership battle may soon be winding down with many home builders receiving a payout for an investment they made in the 1980s.

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Tips for Optimizing Your Company’s Social Media Presence on Mobile Devices

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing by on September 12, 2019 0 Comments
Tips for Optimizing Your Company’s Social Media Presence on Mobile Devices

Getting noticed on social media isn’t easy, but there are some things you can do to break through the clutter, help your posts get seen and even attract followers.

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