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Discover New Social Media Tools to Boost Your Business

Filed in Business Management, Education by on September 2, 2020 1 Comment
Discover New Social Media Tools to Boost Your Business

Learn about the latest social media developments in NAHB’s webinar Social Media Refresh: New Tools, Tech & Techniques to Boost Your Business on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2-3 p.m. ET.

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Fannie, Freddie to Delay Mortgage Refinancing 0.5% Surcharge Until Dec. 1

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Housing Finance by on August 25, 2020 1 Comment
Fannie, Freddie to Delay Mortgage Refinancing 0.5% Surcharge Until Dec. 1

After strong opposition from NAHB and many other housing, consumer advocacy, and banking groups, the FHFA said today that it has ordered Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to delay until Dec. 1, 2020, the implementation of a new 0.5% surcharge on mortgage refinances.

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Explore Urban Multifamily Demand in the Age of COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response, Education, Multifamily by on August 19, 2020 0 Comments
Explore Urban Multifamily Demand in the Age of COVID-19

Learn about increased apartment density and innovative multifamily typologies such as co-living that have begun to help combat the housing crisis that millions of Americans face.

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Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Filed in Safety by on August 12, 2020 0 Comments
Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Aug. 10-16 is OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each year that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

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House Plan Designs that Can Save You Thousands

Filed in Business Management, Design, Education by on August 11, 2020 0 Comments
House Plan Designs that Can Save You Thousands

Through the power of smart, economical house plans, discover how design can unlock functionality and provide home buyers with contemporary money-saving features at a price that is well within most budgets.

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Achieving Housing Resilience Through Retrofits

Achieving Housing Resilience Through Retrofits

NAHB’s Construction Technology Research Subcommittee worked with Home Innovation Research Labs to develop a series of two-page guidelines illustrating techniques for retrofitting existing homes to improve their performance against natural hazards.

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HBAs and Members Find Success with Virtual Education Courses

Filed in Disaster Response, Education, Membership by on August 5, 2020 0 Comments
HBAs and Members Find Success with Virtual Education Courses

NAHB Education has adapted quickly to the shifting learning landscape and began offering its intensive, full-day designation courses — such as those for the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) professional designation — on a virtual platform.

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Protect Yourself and Workers from Heat Stress

Filed in Safety by on July 30, 2020 0 Comments
Protect Yourself and Workers from Heat Stress

Construction workers are particularly susceptible to heat exposure due to long hours outside or working in rooms without climate control.

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Learn the New Rules of Managing the Customer Buying Experience

Filed in Education by on July 27, 2020 0 Comments
Learn the New Rules of Managing the Customer Buying Experience

In NAHB’s webinar on Wednesday, July 29, participants will explore the biggest home buyer pain points and how builders can provide “wow” moments to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and the end-to-end experience buyers want.

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Learn How to Build a Successful Digital Marketing Program

Filed in Business Management, Education by on July 17, 2020 1 Comment
Learn How to Build a Successful Digital Marketing Program

During NAHB’s webinar scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, learn how to build a successful digital marketing engine that converts online leads and boosts sales even in the most unpredictable markets.

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